It's too easy to think there is no link between the lights in your home and the disgraceful practice of mountaintop removal mines. This interactive site shows very clearly how Knoxville and KUB benefit from mountaintop removal.
Scraping away mountains in order to get energy is a sad practice. Please take a minute to email KUB to urge them to seek sustainable energy sources as quickly as possible.
"From purple mountain majesties..." Remember getting a lump in your throat when you were a kid? I do. America's mountains deserve to be protected.
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