Coal in the Water

On Thursday, Trump signed a bill allowing coal companies to dump waste from coal mines into streams. This is an illustration of how I feel about it.

I don’t understand how some people can care so little about the environment, that we live in, that we need in order to survive.

Poisoning the water and killing what lives in it is analogous to what this administration is doing to its people and to our democracy. Only the truly selfish are willing to destroy so much in the long term, for such a small short term payoff.

Would you rather we ran out of coal mines or fresh water?


This illustration is part of a visual journal I am keeping and was originally posted on my Patreon. Go there to show your support and to download and print the high rez version of this illustration.

Amy Roth

Amy Davis Roth (aka Surly Amy) is a multimedia, science-loving artist who resides in Los Angeles, California. She makes Surly-Ramics and is currently in love with pottery. Daily maker of art and leader of Mad Art Lab. Support her on Patreon. Tip Jar is here.

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