“‘Last Resort’ Offers Dubious Delights: Kentuckians Fight for Safe Water,” by Jerry Hardt, Mountain Life & Work, November 1983

Mountain Life & Work, a magazine published monthly by the Council of the Southern Mountains, tells the stories of workers living in the coal mining communities of the Appalachian South.

What does this November 1983 article reveal about the environmental and human costs of coal mining and other extractive industries?

What can we learn about the politics of environmental protection and energy production in Kentucky? 

Citation: 
Jerry Hardt, “‘Last Resort’ Offers Dubious Delights: Kentuckians Fight for Safe Water,” Mountain Life & Work, Vol. 59 (November 1983), 8-9, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center
Library Item date: 
1983