Monday, December 13, 2010

Mitch McConnell's Kentucky: an environmental disaster area

Conservative politicians like Mitch McConnell believe environmental regulations are bad for the economy and so it comes as no surprise that the price for such policies is reflected in a Kentucky that's sick and getting sicker. Nonethelss, weak environmental protections don't see to have helped to relieve the State's chronic poverty.

We will be looking in more detail at the Kentucky environment and adding more information to this post. But in the meantime we invite you to take a look below. And if you have any informatio to share please write a comment.
Here's a quick pass over Eastern Kentucky where they're chopping off the tops of mountains and flooding ponds and streams with all kind of toxic chemicals.

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