More than 450 mountains have been destroyed by mountaintop removal coal mining. Watch this video of mountaintop removal featuring Woody Harrelson and a soundtrack featuring an original recording of “Blowin’ in the Wind,” sung by Willie Nelson.
This video is part of the National Memorial for the Mountains, hosted by www.ilovemountains.org.
I just Gotta Tell Ya
- 78 Lbs- amount of coal it takes to run a dryer for a month
- 162 lbs- Amount of coal it takes to light a house with incandescent lightbulbs for a months
- 170 lbs- Amount of Coal it takes to heat water for anaveage US househould for a month
- 235 Lbs- Amount of Coal it would take to warm an average US househould with space heaters for a month
- 1140 Lbs- Total monthly coal consumption for and average US household
- =3369 pounds of Carbon dioxide emissions for a month
- Science Daily
- American Coal Foundation http://www.teachcoal.org/
- Coal Education-http://www.coaleducation.org/
- World Coal Institutehttp://www.worldcoal.org/
- Australian Coal http://www.australiancoal.com.au/
- Alberta Environmenthttp://environment.alberta.ca/