King Coal's Road to Nowhere: the Coal...

King Coal's Road to Nowhere: the Coalfields Expressway

There are 3 comments on the Daily Kos story from Aug 29, 2012, titled King Coal's Road to Nowhere: the Coalfields Expressway. In it, Daily Kos reports that:

In the tranquil, misty mountains of southwest Virginia, the coal industry is trying to build its very own road to nowhere.

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outsiders

Norton, VA

#1 Aug 29, 2012
Once again people not from
Appalachia are trying to codblock the best and cheapest way to get much needed highways this area needs. There is not enough state and federal funding to build highways, tunnels and bridges over this mountain terrain. If it takes a coal company to strip a mtn for construction of a road then I'm all for it, because a lot of these mtns are already destroyed and nothing was given back for the state to use for the previous work. Look at a google earth map and scan the Va,Ky, and Wv mtns and see all the destruction that has already happened and no use came out it. Well its damn time the people got to benefit something the government and coal companies are actually doing.
tree huggers suck

Lebanon, VA

#2 Oct 5, 2012
Amen and they wouldn't think of living in Swva lol but they poke their no good noses in our business!
mitt for coal no obama

Wise, VA

#3 Oct 6, 2012
no coal = no jobs

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