TITLE

Poor Rich West Virginia

AUTHOR(S)
Kaufman, Paul J.
PUB. DATE
December 1972
SOURCE
New Republic;12/2/72, Vol. 167 Issue 21, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the coal industry in West Virginia. Argument of gubernatorial candidate John D. Rockefeller IV that strip-mining is detrimental to the best interests of West Virginians and should be abolished; Claim that six corporations, US Steel Corporation, Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates, Hawley Coal, Olga Coal, Consolidation Coal Company, and Allied Chemical Corporation, produce two-thirds of McDowell County's coal; Discussion of the association between the coal industry and McDowell County Board of Education members; Suggestions for solving the basic problem of absentee ownership in Appalachia.
ACCESSION #
10736055

 

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