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Blog: Time to Reconsider Mountaintop Removal

Jun 21, 2010 | By John McCrillis, NETWORK Volunteer

In the debate over Mountaintop Removal (MTR), we as Catholics and as citizens are called to consider more than just short-term economic benefit for our coal production. Although MTR practices may produce fewer fatal accidents than underground mining, they have been associated with health problems among local populations.  God has charged us with the stewardship