Tag Archives: Appalachian Mountains

Invitation to the Pope to witness Mountain Top Removal

URL: http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20150924/GZ04/150929773 From today’s Gazette-Mail of Charleston, West Virginia Bob Kincaid: A letter and a prayer to the pope from WV By Bob Kincaid Your Holiness, I write to you this day from the region of the United States known … Continue reading

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The Coal War on West Virginia and the Appalachian Mountains

Just some drops in the bucket: 1883—2014–21,000 deaths in coal mine accidents 1998-2014–170 deaths in coal mine accidents 1968—2007–Black Lung—1500 Coal Miner Black Lung deaths each year (source: UMWA) That’s close to 60,000 black lung deaths just since 1968 21,351 … Continue reading

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