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Environmental group ending annual mountaintop mining protest

A Kentucky environmental group is ending an annual protest in Frankfort that called attention to a destructive surface mining practice known as mountaintop mining.

Appalachian Voices list of at-risk communities

Non-profit Appalachian Voices has released a list of the 10 communities at greatest risk from mountaintop mining coal operations in Central Appalachia.

Appalachian Voices releases mountaintop mining mapping tool

A nonprofit environmental group has released a mapping tool it says shows mountaintop coal mining has been expanding closer to communities in central Appalachia in recent years, with nearly half of the 50 areas most at risk in West Virginia.

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