How Does Bush Plan to Avoid Future Mine Disasters?

Do away with the mines all together and simply remove the mountains.

The Bush administration is set to issue a regulation on Friday that would enshrine the coal mining practice of mountaintop removal. The technique involves blasting off the tops of mountains and dumping the rubble into valleys and streams.

Others blogging this article The RBC and The Volokh Conspiracy. [via memeorandum]

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