08 Apr '11, 1am

Susan Sarandon: "Mountaintop Removal Mining is an American Tragedy" (Video)...

The video does a pretty good job of capturing how despicable the very notion of MTR is, and how devastating it is in practice -- though you hardly need a world-class actress and fancy editing to do that. Still, any more attention drawn upon this issue can only help stop it -- just about anybody who knows what MTR entails is opposed to the grim practice.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/susan_sarandon.php

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grist.org 08 Apr '11, 5pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 08 Apr '11, 7pm

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grist.org 13 Apr '11, 6pm

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ran.org 05 Apr '11, 4pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 Apr '11, 11pm

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grist.org 08 Apr '11, 4pm

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