It's because of uneducated people like the gentleman above, that we find ourselves in the economic and environmental crisis that has perpetuated itself for decades now. The man doesn't even know how to spell 'green' or 'locations' and he's advocating for this wonderful opportunity we Montanans are presented with. Most every statement he makes about the benefits that would come of the mining of Otter Creek is false. If he and those of like mind were to do any research on the topic of coal mining, or mining of any kind, they would find that there are countless negative effects to the local environment as well as the global environment. True, a few jobs may be generated during the short while that the coal mine is in operation, but then what happens afterward? Those same people will be left without jobs once the land has given all it can. And people will likely have developed numerous health issues by that time. Many people seem to not realize that we humans are part of a global community, and now that the global population is over 7 billion, we cannot dismiss the affects of our local actions on the rest of the world.
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