surface mining en Surface Mining Opponents Rally at Kentucky Capitol <p>Hundreds of citizen activists, Appalachian residents and environmentalists rallied at the Kentucky Capitol to call for an end to mountaintop blasting and destructive surface mining practices.&nbsp; Organizers say more than 1,200 people lined the front steps of the Capitol building Tuesday and later marched to the nearby governor&#39;s mansion. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:57:49 +0000 Todd Hatton 16928 at