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Lost Mountain A New Form Of Strip Mining Has Caused A State Of Emergency For The Appalachian Wilderness And The Communities That Depend On It A Crisis Compounded By Issues Of Government Neglect, Corporate Hubris, And Class Conflict In This Powerful Call To Arms, Erik Reece Chronicles The Year He Spent Witnessing The Systematic Decimation Of A Single Mountain And Offers A Landmark Defense Of A National Treasure Threatened With Extinction.

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!!> BOOKS ✹ Lost Mountain  ✯ Author Erik Reece – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Lost Mountain
  • Erik Reece
  • English
  • 17 November 2018
  • 1594482365

10 thoughts on “Lost Mountain

  1. says:

    A well documented chronicle of the destruction of an American mountain for coal Highly recommended for those wondering what is happening to Appalachia at present.

  2. says:

    I loved this book In a single, yearlong case study, Reece follows the obliteration of aptly named Lost Mountain due to strip mining, studying its impact on local communities, businesses and ecosystems He presents two separate sides of this method of coal extraction He stimulates a conversation between both the locals who have been devastated by this mining method, and those who thrive off of its economic value However, it is my opinion that in the conclusion of his book, Lost Mountain, Reece I loved this book In a single, yearlong case study, Reece follows the obliteration of aptly named Lost Mountain due to strip mining, studying its impact on local communities, businesses and ecosystems He presents two separate sides of this method of coal extraction He stimulates a conversation between both the locals who have been devastated by this mining method, and those who thrive off of its economic value However, it is my opinion that in the conclusion of his book, Lost Mountain, Reece is truly presenting a call to action against this mining he asks the reader to think beyond selfish gains and to stop the demolition of a system with some of the greatest biodiversity in North America I find his argument very persuasive, as his clever weaving of hard facts, relatable stories and poetic language were incredibly engaging I would recommend it to any students currently studying ...

  3. says:

    Mountains are being destroyed in Eastern Kentucky leveled into pasturelands Grasslands where the tops of mountains once were Woodland species are losing their habitat, people are being posioned by contaminated water supply, homes and lives are being destroyed by the spoil coming off the mountain, and overweight coal trucks driven by sleep deprived truckers on narrow mountain roads present a constant threat to residents driving these roads It is easy to ignore all this when you don Mountains are being destroyed in Eastern Kentucky leveled into pasturelands Grasslands where the tops of mountains once were Woodland species are losing their habitat, people are being posioned by contaminated water supply, homes and lives are being destroyed by the spoil coming off the mountain, and overweight coal trucks driven by sleep deprived tr...

  4. says:

    Please read this It will really school you on a pressing, unaddressed issue that affects us all It had me crying in the public library.

  5. says:

    I have researched both sides, and I still give this book five stars I am so tired of the lame argument that we must still see coal as our future, until another method can be found Other methods HAVE been found, but there is so much criminal money tied up in the coal industry, and so many misled goops still rallying behind the coal bosses, that no one with th...

  6. says:

    Outstanding book Shocking on many levels Shows the devestation of mountain top removal in the search for coal This book opens the door into the world of strip mining and the devestation it causes to the enviorment and people who live ...

  7. says:

    Despite this book s tone casual and length short , it was packed with science, statistics, and stories Reece seemed to be going for some sort of nature essays, but what he ended up with was solid journalism and a very readable, informative book I wish there was an index, because ...

  8. says:

    AAAAGHHH How is it possible that something like this can happen This is a must read for those who care about the environment and where their energy comes from The author chronicles the disappearance of a mountain during the course of his investigation CLEAN COAL MY

  9. says:

    This book is an extremely insightful and well written account of the terrible effects of strip mining Taught me a lot and I would recommend this to anyone who isn t close minded or fucking stupid.

  10. says:

    A revealing look at the horrors of mountain top removal mining.

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