Victory in Appalachia – EPA stops Largest Proposed Mine in West Virginia

17 Jan

January 13th, 2011 marked a historic victory in the efforts to protect Appalachia from mountaintop removal coal mining.
The EPA announced its decision earlier this morning to protect mountain communities and the health of Appalachian citizens by vetoing the largest single mountaintop removal coal mining permit in West Virginia history, the Spruce No. 1 Mine.

Full article here


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