Tag Archives: Strip mining

Coal and Cancer

This came from a native of Southern West Virginia posted on West Virginia Highlands Conservancy facebook.  “When I grew up on Coal River, WV, our well was pure and clear until strip mining and blasting entered our area. Then it was … Continue reading

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The Dragon Lady, Super Outsider

An excerpt from my book,The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA, which may be just weeks away from publishing and will be available on Amazon.com   The Dragon Lady, Super Outsider             Besides outsider, communist is another convenient discrediting brand … Continue reading

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“They” Expect Us To Pay For This?

Do “they” really expect us to pay for this? My eyes were burning after I took a shower in the “safe” water that we are now enjoying here in Charleston and surrounding unfortunates. This morning I washed my still burning … Continue reading

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DEP Not Doing Its Job

My op-ed in today’s (Nov. 1, 2013) Charleston Gazette http://www.wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201310310101

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Ashley Judd on Mountain Top Removal

http://ashleyjudd.com/writings/mountain-top-coal-removal-mining/

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Pipeline Incidents

I would like to see this kind of representation for strip mining in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Outsider

An excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA my Lincoln County memoir. Outsider As the boy said, I wasn’t from around here. A few years later, the fire chief was quoted in the weekly Lincoln Journal calling me … Continue reading

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