letmebefrank, are you a doctor ? do you live near the proposed mine ? I'm pretty sure there are a large number of people that have a different view than the doctors, or the folks that live near the proposed mine. I lived in a community that had a viable mine until it ran out. Young people have no future in places like that - that is the reality of not providing decent work for young people,( and I don't mean cleaning toilets or slinging hamburgers), they have to go somewhere else. Doctors can pick and choose - most of us can't ......