Sources

HISTORY SOURCES

* Some information for this page was gathered at www.grist.org.

* Some information also came from the U.S. Department of Interior Office of Surface Mining.

* Lastly, some information came from Erik Reece's book "Lost Mountain: A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness; Radical Strip Mining and the Destruction of Appalachia." This book was published in 2006. More can be read about Reece and his research here and here.