"Toxic West Virginia" from ViceTV: Coal Mining

The issue of coal mining has become a serious concern not only here in the United States but globally as well. Most recently Lloyd covered the Montana and Canada regions and Stephen showed us a video from New South Wales. We found this video, thanks to Eco-Chick, from ViceTV that shows some phenomenal reporting about the coal mining issues in West Virginia (Jeff wrote about West Virginia previously, as well). ViceTV has an entire series dedicated to the issue and we highly recommend watching all of it. For further reading, check out the eye-opening book Lost Mountain by Erik Reece. " it is like grabbing a hot electrical wire — it fills you with fire, and makes you want to scream like hell." Video Via ::Eco-Chick