|History & Social Geography|
|History of Coal River Part 1|
|History of Coal River Part 2|
|Glimpse into a Coal River family, mid-20th Century|
|Absentee Land Ownership|
|Changes in Lifestyle|
|A Community & Strip Mining|
|Public Health & Coal Slurry|
|Community Resource Mapping|
|What is Mountaintop Removal?|
|Renewable Energy on Coal River Mountain|
Gaventa, John. "The Political Economy of Land Tenure: Appalachia and the Southeast." Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison Press. 1995.
Rasmussen, Barbara. Absentee Landowning & Exploration in West Virginia, 1760 – 1920. University Press of Kentucky Press. 1994.
Wood, Jim. Raleigh County, West Virginia. Raleigh County Historical Society. BJW Printing and Office Supplies: Beckley, Wv. 1994.
Coal River Mountain:
Current Land Use:
Bonds, Judy. Interviewed by Jen Osha. Aurora Lights.
Haltom, Vernon. Interviewed by Jen Osha. Aurora Lights.
Community Land Use:
Boyer, Jefferson C. “Reinventing the Appalachian Commons,” in The Global Idea of ‘the Commons’. Edited by Donald M. Nonini, 89-114. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.
Halstead, Randy. Interviewed by Mary Huffard. October 26, 1995. The Library of Congress: American Memory Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia. From the Library of Congress, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/tending/.
Hufford, Mary. 2009. Ethnographic Overview and Assessment, New River National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area. Boston: National Park Service. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/folklore/center/NGR_report_final.pdf
Hufford, Mary. 1998. "Weathering the Storm: Cultural Survival in an Appalachian Valley." In An Appalachian Tragedy: Air Pollution and Tree Death in the Eastern Forests of North America, eds. Harvard Ayres, Jenny Hager, and Charles Little. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, pp. 146-159. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/folklore/faculty/mhufford/Weathering.pdf
Ross, Betty. Interviewed by Jen Osha. November 6, 2008. Aurora Lights.
Thompson, Ernie. Interviewed by Jen Osha. Aurora Lights.
Meadows, Jimmy. Interviewed by Jen Osha. December 4, 2009. Aurora Lights.
Forest Resources and Timbering:
Burns, Shirley Stewart. “Bringing Down the Mountains: the Impact of Mountaintop Removal on Southern West Virginia Communities” Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 2007.
Hufford, Mary. 2009. “Mountaintop Removal.” Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy Vol. II. Eds. J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman. Detroit: Gale. Pp. 63-68.
Wind Versus MTR for Coal River Mountain: The Economic Debate:
Downstream Strategies, "The Long-Term Economic Benefits of Wind versus Mountaintop Removal Coal on Coal River Mountain," West Virginia," (2008), p. 45.
Downstream Strategies, p. 1.
Downstream Strategies, p. 35.
Downstream Strategies, p. viii.
The Coal River Wind Campaign:
Downstream Strategies. "The Long-Term Economic Benefits of Wind vs. Mountaintop Removal Coal on Coal River Mountain, West Virginia" (2008), p. 15.
Energy Information Administration, "Net Generation by State by Type of Producer by Energy Source." Available here.
Downstream Strategies, p. viii.
Introduction to Coal River Wind:
Lost Mountain, A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip-Mining and the Devastation of Appalachia. New York: Riverhead Books (2006), p. 202.