Moving Mountains: How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice From Big Coal

Moving Mountains: How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice From Big Coal is a 2007 book published by the University of Kentucky Press. The award-winning book is written by Virginia resident Penny Loeb, a former senior editor at U.S. News & World Report and a former investigative reporter for Newsday.

Loeb spent nine years chronicling the difficult situation of Trish Bragg and other inhabitants of the West Virginia coalfields. In Loeb's analysis, these people are "caught between the economic opportunities provided by coal and the detriments to health and to quality of life that are so often the by-products of the coal industry". Moving Mountains is an account of the human and environmental costs of coal extraction, and the grassroots movement to mitigate those costs.

Loeb has received many awards for journalism, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1988 and for a National Magazine Award in 1993 and 1997.

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