Mountaintop Mining in Appalachia: Understanding Stakeholders and Change in Environmental Conflict

Mountaintop Mining in Appalachia: Understanding Stakeholders and Change in Environmental Conflict

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Residents of the Appalachian coalfields share a history and heritage, deep connections to the land, and pride in their own resilience. These same residents are also profoundly divided over the practice of mountaintop mining-that is, the removal and disposal in nearby valleys of soil and rock in order to reach underlying coal seams.


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Publisher: Ohio University Press (September 12, 2014)

Collection: Studies in Conflict, Justice, and Social Change

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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