Tag Archives: Mountain Top Removal

Land Use of Coal VS Wind

Fossil fuel apologists often point to apparent equivalencies of land use by wind power and coal power.  When not upset by it, I find it perversely fascinating.  Much of the wind farm acreage is in agricultural farm and ranch-land.  The … Continue reading

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Cost of Mountain Top Removal

I have long been deeply disturbed by mountain top removal methods of mining coal.  Vast tracts of land are permanently degraded from a great number of standpoints.  In essence, for many purposes the land is taken out of circulation for … Continue reading

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