The Coal Coloring Book

By Keith Kloor
Nov 6, 2009 2:35 AMNov 20, 2019 5:40 AM


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Evidently, children in West Virginia are clamoring for it. Reminds me of the time when I was getting a tour of this mega landfill in Pennsylvania, for a feature story I did on garbage and environmental justice. At the end of the tour, the dump's manager handed me a plastic bag of goodies that included a coloring book about landfills. The company, Waste Management (WM), gave out these gift bags to kids that attended picnics WM hosted atop the dump.

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