Don't Drink The Water
From SF Gate
The next time you pour yourself a glass of water, spare a thought for Jimmy Hall and his neighbors. Jimmy is the fifth-generation Hall to own property on Mill Creek in Letcher County, Kentucky. He has deep roots in coal country. Back in the late 1800s, his great-great-great grandfather’s homestead included an entire mountain range, but mountaintop-removal coal mining has turned his family’s special place into a moonscape.
Then the Water Department called.