Monday, February 22, 2010

NPR's Marketplace Looks at Strip Mining

Kudos to NPR for covering coal mining issues! Check out this interview with Jeff Biggers from today's Marketplace. Biggers' book Reckoning At Eagle Creek talks about the effects that strip mining had on the hollow where he grew up in Illinois, and addresses the myth of clean coal.


Blogger Joseph said...

Megan, Great blog on your Appalachia immersion. Great way to reach lots people. Your links are very informative. Having stood directly on-top of a MTR site in WV I can attest to the utter devastation. Dr. T

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