Thursday March 04, 2010
The Natural Resources Defense Council is presenting the Music Saves Mountains concert in Nashville on May 19th to raise awareness about the negative effects of moutaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. The concert will include performances by Kathy Mattea, Dave Matthews, and Emmylou Harris, among others.
Frances Beinecke, President of the NRDC says, “The Appalachian Mountains are where country music was born. NRDC is proud to be banding together with musical artists to raise national awareness of mountaintop removal and mobilize millions of Americans to end the most ecologically and culturally destructive strip mining on earth.”
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