Kentucky's Coal Challenges -- Public Health, Clean Water, and Clean Air
Sierra Club Compass
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
This week's column focuses on some big coal-related news items out of the Bluegrass State, where some inspiring Beyond Coal activists are making waves. That good decision news comes along with a bad one: A Kentucky judge just ruled that a mountaintop- removal coal mine in Knott County does "not significantly affect the quality of the human environment." Finally, we switch to the Kentucky coal industry's air pollution.