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Why is it that the environmentalists are against americans having jobs?

They recently denied a large amount of coal to be mined in southern west Virginia. This mine would have created hundreds of jobs but apparently a mountain and a few trees are more important then unemployed workers. its in Lincoln county.

Asked By: mountainman - 1/23/2011
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I couldn't speak for environmentalists (and I wouldn't want them speaking for me) and although they usually lead the charge when it comes to these issues that doesn't mean they are the only parties concerned-just the ones who make the news... More
Answered By: Goth Farmer - 1/23/2011
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Answered By: Ginger man. - 1/23/2011
 
We aren't. We're against jobs that do massive damage to the environment. Environment comes before business
Answered By: I'm liberal get over it - 1/23/2011
 
Environmentalism has a place in a management strategy. The problem with the left is that there is no balance and no common sense. Whatever the farthest out nut-job wants that is what they push for.
Answered By: Foghorn - 1/23/2011
 
in the Bay area last year they sued the building of a refinery costing over 1000 union workers their jobs.
Answered By: Casey Forrest - 1/23/2011
 
Where at, and by which company? You do know that Masey energy is facing huge law suits due to their rush for coal. There are a lot of things to consider before you just start mining for coal.
Answered By: dstr - 1/23/2011
 
These enviroMENTALists comin' over here takin' all err jeebbbss! THEY TEK ERRR JEBBSS!!!
Answered By: Ignorance - 1/23/2011
 
Well, you gotta draw the line somewhere... More
Answered By: Donovan - 1/23/2011
 
Because humans are "bad." Minnows, frogs, ants, sparrows, and wolves are good. Humans should walk around in burlap sacks, live in brush shanties,and eat dandelions. They don't need jobs, or methods of moving around. That's what enviro-nazis think.
Answered By: Onthelevel - 1/23/2011
 
Did you ever see whats left after the coal companies get through with an area... More
Answered By: justagrandma - 1/23/2011
 
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