Joe Lovett

Executive Director of the Appalachian Center for the Economy and the Environment

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Executive Director of the Appalachian Center for the Economy and the Environment in Lewisburg, West Virginia, which works on environmental issues in central Appalachia

Joe Lovett 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,…

from To the Point

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