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 Ari Phillips Posted on October 10, 2014
Lands around the Grand Canyon will be closed to the exploration and development of mining claims for at least 20 years.
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."
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by Alice Ollstein Posted on September 15, 2014 Updated: September 15, 2014
Does a corporation's right to profit trump a country's right to protect its land and water?
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 9, 2014 Updated: September 9, 2014
"We think the Obama administration should make this one of his legacies -- protecting Appalachian water."
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 4, 2014
The August spill led to water bans for hundreds of Canadians.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on August 14, 2014
“We do not want the mine developing or operating in that sacred headwaters," Neskonlith Chief Judy Wilson said.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 7, 2014 Updated: August 7, 2014
An emergency declaration and water ban are in effect for communities affected by the massive spill.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 5, 2014 Updated: August 5, 2014
“The potential long-term impact to waterways, the watershed and roads is huge."
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: June 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Kentucky $7.5 million to get unemployed coal miners back to work.