EPA Approves Bush’s Decision: Mountaintop Miners Can Bury Streams

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the Environmental Protection Agency has approved one of Bush’s 11th hour policies that will allow mountaintop miners to bury streams with leftover rocks from mining.

What is sure to be yet another hurdle for the Obama administration comes unexpectedly from the Environmental Protection Agency: they’ve approved one of Bush’s 11th hour policies that will allow mountaintop miners to bury streams with leftover rocks from mining. Citizens Groups have fought hard against this for years in an attempt to keep waste out of their streams, but now it seems it will be going into effect next month. To read up on why mountaintop mining is terrible for the USA’s mountains, please read You Are Connected To Mountaintop Removal by Robert Kennedy Jr.

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