Burning The Future: Coal In America
Burning The Future: Coal In America Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
This program examines the explosive conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Confronted by emerging "clean coal" energy policies, local activists watch a world blind to the devastation caused by coal's extraction. Faced with toxic ground water and the obliteration of 1.4 million acres of mountains, our heroes launch a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their families, and preserving their way of life.