It’s Still Happening
Mountaintop removal from 2009 to 2013

Mountaintop removal coal mining continues to scar the Appalachian Mountains. While the Obama administration has taken some steps to limit pollution from mountaintop removal, mountains and streams are still being destroyed, and communities are still being harmed.

Using Google Earth satellite images, we found numerous examples of mountaintop removal mines that have begun or have expanded since 2007. Take a look, then help us stop the destruction and tell the president to end mountaintop removal NOW.


BEFORE

Lincoln County, WV

April 2011

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AFTER

March 2012

Surface Mine No.45;
Hobet Mining

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Breathitt County, KY

June 2010

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October 2013

F6;
Frasure Creek Mining

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Harlan County, KY

June 2010

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April 2013

Foresters Creek Strip;
Sandlick Coal Company

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Kanawha County, WV

October 2010

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August 2012

Briar Mountain;
JMAC Leasing

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Logan County, WV

June 2009

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July 2013

Toney Fork Surface #2;
Cliffs Logan County Coal

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Logan County, WV

July 2011

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November, 2013

Toney Fork Surface #2;
Cliffs Logan County Coal

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Magoffin County, KY

June 2010

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October 2013

Right Oakley Mine;
Licking River Resources

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Logan County, WV

July 2011

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November 2013

Pine Creek Surface Mine No. 1;
Coal-Mac Inc.

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