Amanda Moore

A Kentucky native, Amanda Moore is a former staff attorney with the Appalachian Citizens Law Center in Prestonsburg, Ky. She now cares for her infant son and is an adjunct lecturer at Morehead State University.

An excerpt from Missing Mountains, a new book about mountaintop-removal mining

Missing Mountains, Wind Publications, 220 pgs., 2005. In August of 2002, Amanda Moore, a lawyer for the Appalachian Citizens Law Center, took on what she thought was a cut-and-dried legal matter for Granville Lee Burke, a resident of Chopping Branch …