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Mining the Appalachians

"Rape of the Appalachians" Turns 50: What Would Harry Caudill Do Today?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Half a century later, the "rape of the Appalachians" is in full force, carried out through an admittedly failed regulatory process that refuses to abolish one of the most egregious mining practices in U.S. history.