Partnership Seeks To Reforest Former Surface Mine SiteA vital energy resource replaced by a renewable resource.
By Kathy Still, Bristol Herald Courier Staff Writer
The Nature Conservancy; the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy; and Virginia Tech are working together to capture carbon dioxide the old-fashioned way – by using trees.
The partnership is striving to restore 80 acres of land to native Appalachian forest so the trees planted can absorb carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that many say leads to global warming. (link)
What was it again you all were bitching about?