i love mountains day

Environment
4:48 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

I Love Mountains Day Draws Hundreds to State Capitol Steps

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Voicing environmental concerns, hundreds of activists and residents from Appalachian and beyond  rallied on the Kentucky Capitol steps for the annual I Love Mountains Day.

“We just want what all people need to survive," said organizer Sue Tallichet, chairperson for Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. "I mean, such radical things as clean water, safe and decent jobs, the chance to raise our kids in a healthy hopeful place.”

The rally drew people from far beyond Kentucky's borders.

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