Quote of the Day: Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo on Mountaintop Removal

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"A lot of people look at mountain top removal as a negative, but I see it as a positive," said Mongiardo. "We need to stop apologizing for coal. We don't want to defend mountain top removal, but I want us to promote mountain top removal, because we need flat land. We can not have economic expansion without places to do things and part of mountain top removal is for places like hospitals, airports and different type of merchants." ::Appalachian News-Express via ::Grist
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