4 Responses to We have come to destroy your planet

  1. Machine-fan Thu, Mar 05, 2009 at 11:52 pm #

    It is true, that these excavators destroyed the landscape in the past, but many of the ex-coal mines are rebuild right now.

  2. DJ Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 9:28 am #

    I have a friend who works for BLM, who insists that a rehabilitated coal mine is actually better than the landscape as nature intended it. Personally, I have my doubts.

    • Bob Morris Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 11:11 am #

      What’s a rehabbed coal mine?

  3. DJ Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 7:40 am #

    Coal mines are typically open-pit mines. When they’re finished with the mine, they “rehabilitate” or “restore” it to return it to its “natural” state– as envisioned by man, not Nature. See for example: