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Victory for opponents of mountaintop removal mining

 |  Eco Catholic

In a huge victory for the Sierra Club and its allies, on January 13 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked a water pollution permit for the Spruce No.1 Mine in West Virginia, one of the largest mountaintop removal coal mines ever proposed in Appalachia. Read about it on the Sierra Club's Scrapbook page.


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