We wrote in the July/August issue of Solutions about the communities of Benham and Lynch, two former coal camps in southeastern Kentucky that are envisioning for themselves a future beyond coal. Unfortunately, several coal companies have set their sights on mining near the local water supply and near historic buildings that have been renovated for tourism. The latest is a 500-acre strip mining proposal that would come very close to historic buildings in Lynch. The Kentucky Department for Natural Resources is accepting comments on this proposed mining permit through Thursday, September 2. To send a message to Commissioner Carl Campbell, visit this page:
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