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Moving mountains : how one woman and her community won justice from big coal

Author: Penny Loeb
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the struggle of Trish Bragg and other ordinary West Virginians for fair treatment by the coal companies that dominate the local economies of southern West Virginia. This work is an account  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Loeb, Penny.
Moving mountains.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2007
(DLC) 2007014648
(OCoLC)123377263
Named Person: Patricia Bragg; Patricia Bragg
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Loeb
ISBN: 9780813172521 0813172527
OCLC Number: 182747791
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 306 p.) : ill., map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
List of recurring people and organizations --
1. Awakening to injustice --
2. Slicing mountains --
3. A miner's life --
4. The lawyer --
5. Changing the laws --
6. Bragg v. Robertson --
7. Rallying around --
8. The Moores' case --
9. Internal wrangling --
10. The governor's task force --
11. Settling for less or more --
12. Before the judge --
13. Back at the legislature --
14. Frenzied negotiations --
15. The environmental impact statement --
16. Unbelievable --
17. The new era --
Epilogue --
Appendix : The Bragg v. Robertson case --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Penny Loeb.

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