Across the Appalachians, coal mining companies are destroying entire mountains in a practice known as mountaintop removal mining, and then they're dumping the untreated mining wastes into adjoining valleys and streams, wiping out large swaths of forest, miles of streams and the wildlife that depends on them. Urge President Obama to prohibit mining companies from dumping their mountaintop removal waste into streams and lakes.Learn more about this issue »
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President Barack Obama
Save Appalachia from further mountaintop removal mining destruction
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