The Dernogalizer

June 21, 2009

Dragline Climb Video

Filed under: environment — Matt Dernoga @ 7:06 pm
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I read a few days ago about how a bunch of mountaintop removal activists scaled a dragline at a strip mining site in protest.  In case you want background information on how atrocious mountaintop removal is to the land and the people, see here and here.  There is an excellent video of this action which I want to show below.  In case you want more background on my perspective on direction actions, see here.

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3 Comments »

  1. […] here and here.  Of recent, media and actions surrounding mountaintop removal have  escalated from climbing a dragline to a massive protest just a couple days ago.  How fitting then, there we have the first Senate […]

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  2. […] here and here. Of recent, media and actions surrounding mountaintop removal have escalated from climbing a dragline to a massive protest just a couple days ago. How fitting then, there we have the first Senate […]

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  3. […] let us hope, Dr. Hansen that environmental justice prevails. Meanwhile, we move the scene from climbing a dragline and a massive protest to the first Senate subcommittee hearing ever on the environmental impacts of […]

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