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This document is a transcript of a statement given by Jack Roy at a public hearing conducted by the West Virginia Department of Energy on June 28, 1988, in Lincoln County. The purpose of the hearing was to give residents a chance to voice their opinions concerning an application by two coal companies to strip-mine at Six Mile Creek in Lincoln County. Jack Roy argues in favor of strip-mining, saying it would be good for the economy, and he gives his view on strip mining in other counties in comparison to that in Lincoln County.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-496.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-496, Huntington, WV.