In this video, some drunk employees of Massey Energy, which does mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia, crash the super mellow 23rd annual Mountain Keepers Festival, an anti-mountaintop removal event. It's awkward, to say the least.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gjc7Jg_gMy0Obviously, not every workaday employee of Massey Energy is a belligerent jackass, but these ones certainly are. And they care more about West Virginia having coal mining jobs than having mountains. I get the feeling promising that shirtless guy a new "green collar job" wouldn't really placate him. You can see why this is a tricky political problem.For a great primer on mountaintop removal, check out GOOD columnist Ben Jervey's recent piece.Via Boing Boing.
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