Sunday, August 26, 2007

Mountaintop Removal and other Horrors

Bush Administration Declares War on Mountains and the People Who Live There. I’ve seen what mountaintop removal can do. It’s more than just ruining the skyline. The byproducts from the operation are toxic. The removed material is dumped in valleys, where it changes land stability, water supplies, drainage, and living spaces for plant, animal, and human life. Appalachian Apocalypse has more on the effects of mountaintop removalon communities close to where I live. Learn more about mountaintop removal here. More on the new regulations.

Americans’ vanishing right to travel.

Proposed money-saving Medicare changes are more dangerous than they appear.

Two types of people -the ones who get it, and the ones who don’t.

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