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July 8, 2012

Washed away dreams

Floyd County man fears effects of surface mining

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HUEYSVILLE —

“You know, I’m scared. I can’t afford to leave until something happens, either I get washed out or the coal company has to put a (settlement) pond here,” he said. “I don’t want to leave. This is where I intended on dying.”
Ronnie Ellis writes for CNHI News Service and is based in Frankfort. Reach him at rellis@cnhi.com. Follow CNHI News Service stories on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ cnhifrankfort

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