Erik Reece

author of 'Lost Mountain'

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Writer-in-Residence at the University of Kentucky and author of Lost Mountain: A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip Mining and the Devastation of Appalachia

Erik Reece on KCRW

For the
past 20 years, coal operators have been removing the tops off peaks and ridges and
plugging up streams in the Appalachian Mountains,
one of the world’s oldest ranges,…

Leveling Appalachia's Ancient Mountains for Cheap Coal

For the past 20 years, coal operators have been removing the tops off peaks and ridges and plugging up streams in the Appalachian Mountains, one of the world’s oldest ranges,…

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