Samples Mine, Mountaintop Removal Mine, West Virginia. Panorama Photo: Dennis Dimick /flickr
Video Report at Yale Environment 360 Produced by Chad Stevens at MediaStorm:
"During the last two decades, mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia has destroyed or severely damaged more than a million acres of forest and buried nearly 2,000 miles of streams. Leveling Appalachia: The Legacy of Mountaintop Removal Mining, a video report produced by Yale Environment 360 in collaboration withMediaStorm, focuses on the environmental and social impacts of this practice and examines the long-term effects on the region's forests and waterways..."