How can we see the effects of mountain top mining on the environment?



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    Several websites provide some pretty good images showing how mountaintop removal has destroyed natural landscapes. One pretty good one is The website also has more information about this type of mining and its impact on the environment, as well as updates about the most recent mountaintop removal controversies. Sometimes the true scale of mountaintop removal’s impact doesn’t come across in photographs, simply because it is hard to tell how large the affected areas actually are. But if you look at the trees and other features of the landscape around the mine, you can see that the impacted areas are truly huge.

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