Bare patches of rock are seen at the Hobert 21 mine in Boone County, West Virginia, where mountaintop mining techniques are used to strip trees and top soil to reach low-sulfur coal. (gsb) 2005
Bare patches of rock are seen at the Hobert 21 mine in Boone County, West Virginia, where mountaintop mining techniques are used to strip trees and top soil to reach low-sulfur coal. (gsb) 2005 Lew Stamp / Akron Beacon Journal / MCT
Bare patches of rock are seen at the Hobert 21 mine in Boone County, West Virginia, where mountaintop mining techniques are used to strip trees and top soil to reach low-sulfur coal. (gsb) 2005 Lew Stamp / Akron Beacon Journal / MCT

EPA vetoes mountaintop coal mine in West Virginia

January 13, 2011 4:39 PM