apologies to the people of West Virginia

compact fluorescent bulb

“Turn the lights off, you’re killing polar bears”. We use that expression around our house to try and shame encourage everyone to turn the lights off after they leave the room. Well it turns out now that we should be saying “turn the lights out, you’re giving the people in West Virginia black lung”.

Enter your zip code into ilovemountains search box and it will show you, using google maps, the connection between your local power company, and sites that mine coal by systematically using mountaintop removal techniques. That’s a euphemism for blowing up mountains in the name of harvesting cheap coal. Finally, something more obnoxious than strip mining.

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~ by Dave on 11/25/07.

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