Democracy Now: Anti-Mining Activist Larry Gibson Dies at 66


The longtime environmental activist Larry Gibson has died at the age of 66. Gibson spent decades advocating against the destructive practice of mountaintop removal coal mining, at one point walking across West Virginia to educate his fellow residents. He died while working on Kayford Mountain in West Virginia, his birthplace and an area he had spent years trying to protect.

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~ by wheresthemic on September 11, 2012.

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