Unformatted text preview: rules on it. I believe that no mountaintop within a two-mile radius of a national park should be removed; I think natural park areas should be left undisturbed. I also think that a new way of mountain top removal should be formed that uses far less explosives. The explosives in mountaintop removal disturbs the surrounding areas and can affect people who are miles away, the less nature we disturb the better we can sell the idea of mountaintop removal. I believe that the overburden shouldn’t be dumped in valleys but used in other areas such as land reclamation from the sea. We should save as much nature as possible while still keeping things economically applicable to our lives....
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- Spring '07
- Economics, Surface mining, mountaintop removal, Mr. Gibson