Thursday, November 25, 2010
You Load 16 Tons & What Do You Get?
I wonder how many people think about this, as their homes and businesses are warmed and kept operating by coal-fired power and they complain about the bill each month?
I wonder if they ever see in their minds' eyes the gouging out of the earth and the destruction of the environment...
And the death that comes to many who are trapped in small communities with no other way to earn their living?
Globally, mining companies profit from coal mining to the tune of $13.6Billion per year...
What's the price of a human life?
Rest in Peace -
all 12,000 men and boys
who die in mining 'accidents' each year...