In the valleys of Appalachia, a battle is being fought over a mountain. It is a battle with severe consequences that affect every American, regardless of their social status, economic background or where they live. It is a battle that has taken many lives and continues to do so the longer it is waged. It is a battle over protecting our health and environment from the destructive power of Big Coal.
The mining and burning of coal is at the epicenter of America’s struggle to balance its energy needs with environmental concerns. Nowhere is that concern greater than in Coal River Valley, West Virginia, where a small but passionate group of ordinary citizens are trying to stop Big Coal corporations, like Massey Energy, from continuing the devastating practice of Mountain Top Removal.
A passionate and personal tale that honors the extraordinary power of ordinary Americans when they fight for what they believe in, THE LAST MOUNTAIN shines a light on America’s energy needs and how those needs are being supplied. It is a fight for the future that affects us all.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 at 7:00 PM AT THE WESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM
THIS EVENT IS BEING SPONSORED BY
WESTON SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE
THE FRIENDS OF THE WESTON LIBRARY
Friends of the Weston Public Library
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