Beth Wellington

Beth Wellington is a poet, journalist and activist living in Virginia. The Writing Corner, her blog on politics and culture, gets great notices at Newstrust.net. Beth serves as an adviser to the online project CoalSwarm and writes on federal legislation for Law Librarian Reference Exchange. A member of the Southern Appalachian Writers Co-op, her poems have appeared in anthologies and a variety of literary magazines

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Sunday, August 21, 2011
The Myth of Mountaintop Removal Mining
CNN correspondent Soledad O'Brien's recent piece on mountaintop removal (MTR) in the Appalachian mountains has the troubling title, "Steady job or healthy environment: what [sic] would you choose?" How about we choose both?
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