When it comes to stopping Massey Energy from destroying Coal River Mountain, the last (largely) untouched ridge in South Central West Virginia, Governor Joe Manchin is adament that he does not get involved in the permitting process for mountaintop removal.
Archive for Coal River Mountain
[The following letter was written by Bo Webb, a resident of West Virgnia’s Coal River Valley. Bo is requesting that this letter be spread far and wide so that, just maybe, it will get someone’s attention.
At the conclusion of this letter, I have posted a music video so powerful that according to Bo, “if this doesn’t fire your rear-end up, then nothing will.” ]
Looking for a way to fight mountaintop removal from home? Here is your chance. Please take it!
On Tuesday morning, five residents of West Virginia’s Coal River Valley chained themselves to a bulldozer on a mountain top removal site. Later this afternoon, eight more residents were arrested while at the gate of the same site.