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Mining talk set for Nov. 4

By Staff | Oct 28, 2011

Shepherd University’s Appalachian Studies program will present Mountaintop Removal and the Community on Friday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies. The program, which will feature speakers from the Keepers of the Mountain Foundation, Shepherd’s Institute of Environmental and Physical Sciences and the Appalachian Studies Board, will examine mountaintop removal and environmental issues facing the state of West Virginia.

For more information about the Appalachian Studies program, contact Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, Appalachian studies coordinator at Shepherd University, or visit www.shepherd.edu/ahwirweb/appalachian-studies.html.