The takeaway: Strip-mining more than stripped the land; it stripped the traces of any human contact.
Articles: coal mining (6)
Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere
The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the underside of mountains produced enough power to industrialize the nation: They're owed something back.
What makes Sustainable Williamson potentially groundbreaking is that it involves allies who bring very different interests and occupations to the table.
Ever since Europeans arrived on this continent they have been digging and mining, shipping the fruits of these soils back across the Atlantic.
Coal mining has powered the Australian economy for decades.
I drove the “Climate Change Highway”...what happens along this road in the next decade may well determine our future.