Candidates on mountaintop removal mining

In case you missed it, Jim Bruggers at the CJ has a nice overview of the Kentucky congressional candidates’ views on mountaintop removal mining, “clean coal” technology, etc. Predictably, McConnell and Lunsford are pretty lame with their answers, as is Northup; Yarmuth, on the other hand, appears to at least understand some of the attendant issues, such as stream destruction and pollution. 

Yarmuth/Northup

Lunsford/McConnell

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