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Mining documentary to be screened

December 29th, 2011 3:56 am by Staff Report

ELIZABETHTON — A free screening of the documentary “The Last Mountain,” addressing mountaintop removal mining, will be held Monday at 7 p.m. by First Presbyterian Church at the Bonnie Kate Theater, 115 S. Sycamore St. State Rep. Kent Williams will give opening remarks. Others will be on hand to provide more information and hold a question-and-answer discussion after the screening.

Mountaintop removal, a process for extracting coal, has been in the news for its negative effects on mountains and their surrounding communities. For information, call the church at 543-7737 or the theater at 543-1933.

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