Mountain top removal, Corey Chao '08 Funding from the CPGC allowed Chao to document mountain top removal in West Virginia and Kentucky, which inspired his senior thesis in Anthropology.

Documenting the Landscape

Every day millions of tons of coal leave Central Appalachia for power plants across the country, from this mountain and from many more just like it. My Center for Peace and Global Citizenship internship allowed me to explore how our environment right here in America is being destroyed and remade.” —Corey Chao ’08