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Home Below Strip Mine in Campbell County, TN | by Appalachian Voices
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Home Below Strip Mine in Campbell County, TN

As Maria Gunnoe of West Virginia often says, "We don't live where they're mining -- they're mining where we live." The large and expanding strip mine looming over this home in Scott County, TN, offers a vivid reminder of what's at stake for residents of East Tennessee if coal companies' plans to develop more mountaintop removal mines are permitted by the state.

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Taken on March 20, 2012