Human Stories from the Life Cycle of Coal
by Michelle Frey
December 20, 2010
From the mountains of Kentucky, to the innercity neighborhoods of Chicago, the entire life cycle of coal is filthy—from disastrous mining practices like mountaintop removal, to toxic emissions. What is the true cost of coal on our planet, and on the lives and health of ordinary Americans? Hear firsthand stories from local activists Nina and Mickey McCoy (Inez, KY), and Leila Mendez (Chicago).