Mountaintop Removal

mtsss

| March 2, 2014
After viewing this slideshow, read essays from The Energy Reader, which includes more than 30 essays by some of the most insightful and expert voices exploring the...
The Progress Energy Carolinas' Asheville coal-fired power plant is just one of many coal burning facilities found to be illegally polluting .

| February 4, 2014
A review of federal environmental enforcement records shows that nearly three-quarters of the 1,727 coal mines listed haven't been inspected in the past five years to see...
stopmtr

| December 11, 2013
Never has Sen. Rockefeller's leadership on health and safety issues been more needed in the coal mining...
rosellemtr

| November 30, 2013
Roselle's arrest outside the governor's mansion is one of the most blatant attacks on freedom of speech and...
mtrFI

| September 13, 2013
A report from earlier this year found that mountaintop removal could turn Appalachia from a carbon sink to a carbon source in the next 12 to 20 years ... ...
repFI

| August 12, 2013
What’s worse than a do-nothing Congress? It’s a do-something-bad Congress. That’s what we see today from the House GOP majority....
mtcrFI

| August 8, 2013
A lopsided legislative hearing held by the House Natural Resources committee last Friday is further proof that fans of mountaintop removal mining aren’t giving up without a fight ... ...
solar

| July 31, 2013
Enough is enough. We need to end taxpayer handouts to these amoral corporations and begin phasing out these dangerous methods of fossil-fuel extraction. It is time that we ......
fishFI

| July 26, 2013
Selenium is of particular concern in Kentucky and other Central Appalachian states because it is often released into streams through mountaintop removal coal mining and is toxic to aquatic life...
fearlessfi

| July 12, 2013
As the summer heats up, awareness is quickly escalating across the world as different direct action campaigns target a common denominator: the fossil fuel industry....
graduatefi

| June 24, 2013
What I’ve come to know, and I know this for certain, is the incredible difference regular, individual people can make if they choose to ... ...
MTRfi

| June 10, 2013
While headlines in major news outlets claim “Coal is Dead,” residents of Appalachia rightfully have their doubts. With little recourse available, they are still being asked to accept the systematic...
blockadefi2

| May 24, 2013
“Alpha is only profitable because they’re allowed to gamble with our lives—and we’re the ones who pay the cost of their negligence and toxic pollution ......

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