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When:   February 24, 2010 8:30pm-9:30pm
Where:   Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, 53 Wall Street New Haven
Type:   Meeting

Groundbreaking live multimedia production by the Coal Free Future Project.  New Haven stop on its nation-wide tour!

This original and groundbreaking multimedia production that brings a national audience into the frontlines of the coalfields and mountaintop removal issue today. The play draws from real-life experience and documentation, and seeks to recover forgotten history in our nations dark legacy of coal mining.    The Project is a collection of writers, actors, filmmakers and musicians, envisioning a coal-free future.  See the trailer at

Part of the series of events, Appalachia in Transition: Beyond MTR -- Fostering a Dialogue on Mountaintop Removal Mining
About the series:  Mountaintop Removal coal mining (MTR) is one of the most egregious environmental assaults happening in the United States, with disturbing social justice implications.  Yet few seem to know it is happening.   This event series aims to highlight the travesty of the current mining practices, educate about ways to get involved in the effort to address MTR, and to facilitate conversation about alternative economic drivers as the region begins a transition away from a coal-based economy.

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