Coal

Here in southern Illinois, the coal and mineral empires devastate the landscape including the removal of the historic hills of Saline, Gallatin and Hardin Counties destroying old indigenous village sites and graveyards as they strip, unmercifully, the holy land.

| April 21, 2014
If we are to learn from our history, these corporations should know that a large segment of the public can...
Mountaintop removal coal mining. Photo credit: Vivian Stockman / Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

| April 21, 2014
The gap is widening between banks who have cut ties with extreme coal companies and...
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| April 16, 2014
Entering its second week, the inspiring Washington University sit-in against Peabody...
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| April 10, 2014
While Democrats continue to pander to Big Coal contributors and...
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The company backed down to Greenpeace following a yearlong investigation...
The president's newly announced methane emissions strategy will address emissions sources and investments to improve measurement technologies. Photo credit: KQED News/Flickr Creative Commons

| March 28, 2014
The White House set the tone to combat methane emissions with a newly released strategy...
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| March 28, 2014
Earlier this morning, Rocky Branch supporters were arrested for...
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| March 27, 2014
Tuesday the Netherlands announced that would join the U.S., United Kingdom and others in ending support...
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Country music legend Willie Nelson is joining the fight to protect Appalachian ...
The Intermountain Power Project north of Delta, UT, was created in 1976. From Illinois to Oregon, as coal plants age, they become all the more expensive to maintain. Photo credit: Doc Searls/Flickr Creative Commons

The older a plant gets the more expensive it becomes to maintain...
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| March 24, 2014
Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied the coal mining industry’s request to hear a case against...
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| March 23, 2014
"This book is a must-have for all elementary school science and...
The Center for American Progress' latest study shows why you can't always trust the predictions of energy companies when it comes to carbon emission safeguards. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

| March 21, 2014
Some companies have been spreading fear about carbon limits for 40 years...

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