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Entries by Bruce Nilles from 10/2009

Coal Is Too Dirty Even for Colleges

| Posted 10.06.2009 | Green

Did you know that many of our country's colleges and universities -- places that are supposed to be a source of higher-education and leadership -- get their electricity by burning coal?

Mountaintop Removal Hearings Get Tense

| Posted 10.15.2009 | Huffington Post

This week has seen some very tense and passionate hearings on mountaintop removal coal mining permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Local res...

The Must-See New Film Coal Country

| Posted 10.22.2009 | Green

This week's post was co-written by Mary Anne Hitt, deputy director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign"My hope is this superb documentary will sho...

The True Impact of Coal Mining

| Posted 10.30.2009 | Green

Blasting has begun on Coal River Mountain in West Virginia, site of a long battle between Massey Energy and local residents who want it to be a site for wind turbines instead of coal mining.