National Press Club

Ashley Judd - Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining

June 9, 2010

About This Video

Run time: 60 minutes

Ashley Judd talked about the practice of mountain top removal coal mining, a form of strip mining. Ms. Judd, a Kentucky native, has long been outspoken about the need to this mining method. As part of this effort, she has partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups to raise national awareness of the problem and to inspire others to join the fight to end mountaintop removal. She also responded to questions from the audience.