Thursday, July 28, 2011
Mountaintop removal=60,000 cancers
Yet, it remains perfectly legal, in spite of the immense damage it does to the environment and the inhabitants of an area.
The companies behind this basically have said, "Hey, there is West Virginia, they don't need those mountains."
And although citizens have been fighting it for decades, it continues, mostly because law-makers remain in the pockets of the companies.
But you rarely hear about this from the mainstream media.
This is the beauty of independent media, such as Common Dreams, free from the stranglehold of corporations.
Use these media if you want to learn about what is really dangerous. You won't learn it from Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, or CNN.