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The Resource Moving Mountains : How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal

Moving Mountains : How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal

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Moving Mountains : How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal
Title
Moving Mountains
Title remainder
How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In late 1994, wells in Pie, West Virginia, began to go dry, leaving many residents of the small coal-mining town without potable water. When local housewife Trish Bragg made a few phone calls in an effort to solve this problem, she had no idea that her inquiries would eventually lead to her becoming the named plaintiff in a major lawsuit, a summa cum laude college graduate, and a hero of her community. Moving Mountains 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. The
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Loeb, Penny
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Bragg, Patricia
  • United States
  • Bragg, Patricia
  • United States
  • Groundwater
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Mining permits
  • Mountaintop removal mining
  • NATURE
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Groundwater
  • Mountaintop removal mining
  • West Virginia
  • West Virginia
Label
Moving Mountains : How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Author's Note; 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; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344328
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813156569
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
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22573/ctt129bhvd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344328
Label
Moving Mountains : How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Author's Note; 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; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344328
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813156569
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bhvd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344328

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