Earth First! Demands Mountain Justice
11 Feb 2005 05:22 GMT
Several members of Nashville's newly formed chapter of Earth First! gathered in front of Nashville's L&C Tower in downtown Nashville to demand an end to mountain top strip mining. Mountain top removal is an environmentally devastating method of coal mining in which the tops of Appalachian mountains are blasted off with dynamite and then gouged to extract the coal contained in the remaining pit.