Jeff Biggers, author of In the Sierra Madre (and The United States of Appalachia), contributes a Top 10 list to the Huffington Post on President Obama and mountaintop coal removal.

“Here’s the beyond-the-Beltway truth: With millions of pounds of explosives ripping across the Appalachian mountains every day, and the Office of Surface Mining (OMSRE) still operating without a director, it is almost beyond belief that President Obama, CEQ chief Nancy Sutley and EPA head Lisa Jackson have made no attempt to visit actual mining sites under their jurisdiction.”

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