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Art Exhibit to Explore Impact of Mountain Top Removal and Fracking

‘Fractured Sanctuary’ considers destruction to the environment

By Michael M. Barrick

HICKORY, N.C. – Lindsay Barrick’s latest body of work – “Fractured Sanctuary” – is part of her ongoing series dealing with the destruction of the natural world and the people who are called to aid in its reconciliation. 602 more words

Appalachia

7 Generations Radio -- Mountain Top Mining, effect on Fish Populations in WV

http://7generationswv.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/than-hitt-fish-biology-071914.mp3

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Than Hitt, Fish Biologist, Leetown Science Center, USGS

Recorded from Live Broadcast on WSHC Radio at Shepherd University, WV on July 19, 2014… 89 more words

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… 175 more words