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Bringing Down the Mountains: The Impact of Moutaintop Removal Surface Coal Mining on Southern West Virginia Communities

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Bringing Down the Mountains: The Impact of Moutaintop Removal Surface Coal Mining on Southern West Virginia Communities - Burns, Shirley S
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Coal is West Virginia's bread and butter. For more than a century, West Virginia has answered the energy call of the nation--and the world--by mining and exporting its coal. In 2004, West Virginia's coal industry provided almost forty thousand jobs directly related to coal, and it contributed $3.5 billion to the state's gross annual product. And in the same year, West Virginia led the nation in coal exports, shipping over 50 million tons of coal to twenty-three countries. Coal has made millionaires of some and paupers of ...

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Bringing Down the Mountains: The Impact of Moutaintop Removal Surface Coal Mining on Southern West Virginia Communities 2007, West Virginia University Press

ISBN-13: 9781933202174

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