Pro-Coal Thugs Crash Peaceful Anti-Coal Event in West Virginia - This is Getting Ugly (Video)

Recently we ran a guest post about a protest against mountain removal coal mining at which several prominent climate change activists (including Dr James Hansen) were arrested, and there was a vociferous counter-demonstration by pro-coal forces, likely organized by Massey Energy. Well, here's a video clip from last weekend's Mountain Keepers Festival where another confrontation with coal miners occurred. Though one large shirtless man hurls abuse on anyone and everyone within earshot, the real crux of the issue can be summed up by a woman with him who tells someone off camera (paraphrasing) "You may have another was of earning a living, but we don't."

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