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Jason Howard


Author of A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music and the coauthor of Something’s Rising: Appalachians Fighting Mountaintop Removal. His writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, Sojourners, Equal Justice Magazine, and on America’s National Public Radio.


Appalachian Mountaintopping: An American Tragedy

3 December 2012

Mountaintop removal is the cheapest way to mine coal. Over 1.5 million acres have already been destroyed in the Appalachian mountain chain [...]