MagazineOctober 2009Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

Trailhead“Every year, millions of tourists come to Tennessee and spend millions of dollars to see our scenic mountaintops, not to see mountains whose tops have been blown off and dumped into streams.”

—Republican Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander, co-sponsor of the Appalachian Restoration Act to end mountaintop removal mining, after Arch Coal announced a boycott of Dollywood in retaliation for sponsoring the bill.

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