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Appalachian Voices

Here are a couple of downer facts about mountaintop-removal mining: 500 of the oldest mountains in America have been destroyed. There are 2,000 miles of streams poisoned.

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Feel kind of shitty about that? Well, you will feel worse once you watch these kids tell you more about how terrible mountaintop-removal mining is. Their pitch is this: “We’re children. We’re not scientists. But we understand what’s happening.” And if they can understand it, so can other, more grown-up people, like, say, President Obama.

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Sorry, did that ruin your Friday morning? Well, it probably should.