Leveling Mountains for Cheaper Coal

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Coal miners are taking the tops off mountains and dumping the rubble in streams and valleys—forever changing the Appalachian Mountains. Should government regulations require environmental protection? We hear the controversy over new rules published today by the Bush Administration. Also, disagreement among military leaders on the Iraq buildup and, on Reporter's Notebook, 40 children worked up to 14 hours a day on a Reality-TV series called Kid Nation. What about child labor laws?

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Host:
Warren Olney