Tag: mountaintop removal


I had such a great response to my recent commentary that I thought it would be worth the time to take an in depth look at the implications of such a massive undertaking. Now that we know it’s physically possible Read more…


I was reading an article recently about mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining and got to thinking…. How many square miles have been cleared in Kentucky for MTR? And, if we covered all that space with photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, how Read more…


What if energy companies stopped engaging in destructive practices like mountaintop removal coal mining—not because of new government regulations, but simply because they couldn’t find a bank to finance such projects? That’s what the Rainforest Action Network and other groups Read more…

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