Massive Destruction on Coal River Mountain: New Drone Video

Mar 23, 2017

Here's a March 22, 2017 drone video of the growing Middle Ridge mountaintop removal site on Coal River Mountain:  Here are some before-and-after stills of the same spot: Most of the new destruction is within the past month or two. For comparison, here's a video from August 2016: Mountaintop removal is not "essentially over," in spite of what you may have been told. It's still growing, with more permits approved and pending on Coal River Mountain and elsewhere. Please consider supporting our work at Please spread the word. Thank you. See more below:

Here are another pair of before-and-after stills from a little different angle, a little closer: The lines of white dots are where explosives are placed: