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Fragments from Floyd

Mountaintops Removed, Family Plots Left. Sort of.

The rate of mountaintop removal mining may have slowed in the U.S., but the practice is still encroaching on many Appalachian communities.

Mountaintop Removal Is Encroaching On Communities In Appalachia | ThinkProgress Firefox, Today at 8.25.10 AMSource: Mountaintop Removal Is Encroaching On Communities In Appalachia | ThinkProgress

And some say Mountaintop Removal runs roughshod over human community and well-being? Well just look at this example of honoring the dead. The article does not say if the mining company provides ladders for graveside services.

This makes me a little queasy. The Mortuary of Mordor.