Google Earth files and pictures are great, but nothing does the injustice of Mountaintop Removal like full-motion video.

Luckily, ViceTV takes care of that for us, with a five-part mini-documentary called Toxic West Virginia.

Eco-Chick was kind enough to embed the first episode of the series, which has some nice production value to it. Well worth checking out.

Via Treehugger.