Faith to not remove mountains

Dawn Coppock and Pat Hudson of Lindquist Environmental Appalachian Fellowship (LEAF) discuss the issue of mountaintop removal coal mining and the book Something's rising: Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal. View their presentation slides as you listen to the recording below. The people who live, work, and raise families in central Appalachia face not only the physical destruction of their land but also the loss of their culture and health in communities dominated by the consequences of mountaintop removal. Included here are oral histories from both well-known activists and people rarely in the media. (Recorded October 28, 2009)