by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: October 31, 2014
“I understand coal companies have to make money. They don’t have to make it all."
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on October 22, 2014 Updated: October 22, 2014
“The industry has said the Gulf is their [coal export] plan B.”
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on October 20, 2014
Organizers provided 140,000 sponges that runners could use to “clean their skin that is exposed to the air.”
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 17, 2014
“We have clear scientific evidence that mountaintop removal coal mining jeopardizes the health of coalfield residents."
by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 14, 2014
Grimes repeatedly challenged Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on his party's fight against protecting miners from black lung.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 10, 2014
Scientists say the area is the largest concentrated spot of methane emissions in the United States.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 8, 2014
"Making environmental regulations is difficult and complicated enough without having federal judges weigh in at every step along the way," Judge Gerrard wrote.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
"This is the first mountaintop mining permit ever challenged, and it should send a signal that the tide has turned on mountaintop mining."
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 2, 2014
While still Judge-Executive in Jefferson County, Kentucky, McConnell raised numerous concerns about plans to build the plant on the Louisville waterfront.
The health benefits of the reduced power plant pollution would result in 3,500 fewer premature deaths, 1,000 fewer hospital visits, and 220 fewer heart attacks every year.