Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Environmental Prize for Fighting Coal Mining

Sometimes we make progress against people who are trying to destroy parts of the planet:

Woman Wins Environmental Prize for Fighting Mining Problems
Jim Carlton, The Wall Street Journal: "A West Virginia woman who says her life has been threatened for her work fighting coal-mining problems in Appalachia is among this year's winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize, the green world's equivalent of the Oscars."
Tags: activism, environment
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