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Mountaintop Removal Mining (SC 300 - Ethics of Science): Start Your Research Here

This guide lists resources related to the practice of mountaintop removal mining.

What It Looks Like from the Air and the Ground: Mountaintop Removal Mining

Kentucky mountains,aerial view

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By Roston (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Pike County, Kentucky,j just off U.S. Route 23

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By https://www.flickr.com/people/15648670@N00 iLoveMountains.org [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Background Information from Federal Government Agencies and Related Entities

Books on Three-Day Reserve for SC 300 - Locate material to help you build your argument either for or against mountaintop removal mining. (Interlibrary items borrowed on your behalf)