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"I hated mountaintop removal mining at first sight; I thought it was awful. You see, I grew up in these mountains, with the beauty, serenity and joy you feel inside this place. These mountains are so beautiful; I didn't want them destroyed. And I wanted my children and my grandchildren to enjoy them," says Julian Martin.
Many generations of Lisa Henderson's family lived in Marfork, WV. She was born there and loved it "A lttle slice of perfect paradise," she calls it. During Lisa's lifetime the town was abandoned because of pollution from nearby mountaintop removal mining. Because of this injustice, Lisa's mother Judy Bonds became one country's most ardent and outspoken advocates of environmental justice.
Josh Fox, director of Gasland, being arrested at meeting of the panel of the House Science Committee. Members of the committee objected to Fox filming a hearing on a natural-gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." They also objected to the presence of an ABC News crew. Fox did not have the proper press credentials and the ABC News crew had not given adequate notice that they would be filming, according to committee staff.
This video is provided courtesy of a Democratic staffer.