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Entries by Bruce Nilles from 10/2010

Peabody Coal's Plan to Save the World... or Itself

| Posted 10.06.2010 | Green

Just like other dangerous and corrupting corporations before it the coal industry when feeling the pressure in the U.S. has always tried to target the workers, communities and countries least able to resist their abuses.

Oklahoma Town Fights Coal Ash

| Posted 10.07.2010 | Green

The town of Bokoshe (450 people) has been there since the 1800s. You can drive through it, you can stop at the post office, and you can graduate from the high school. But for Making Money, Having Fun, there is no town and there are no rules.

Coping with Coal Ash's Health Effects

| Posted 10.14.2010 | Green

This is the latest in our series of community coal ash profiles. This piece was written by Sierra Club Apprentice Lydia Avila.The community of Joliet,...

EPA Recommends Protecting Clean Water by Rejecting Giant WV Coal Mine

| Posted 10.15.2010 | Green

The EPA just announced it is recommending rejecting the massive Spruce Mine for the simple reason that it can't comply with long-standing clean water protections.

The Aftermath of the TVA Coal Ash Disaster

| Posted 10.21.2010 | Green

This is the latest in our series of community coal ash profiles. This was written by Sierra Club Apprentice Philip Hawes. Tennessee's Emory River has ...

One More Thing to Worry About in Middle School - Energy Regulations?

| Posted 10.22.2010 | Green

Mary Anne Hitt, the director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign, is a new mom and has some words for those trying to greenwash schoolkids and co...

Texas' Fight Against Coal and Coal Ash

| Posted 10.28.2010 | Green

This is the latest in our series of community coal ash profiles. This piece was written by Sierra Club Apprentice Sari Ancel.Here's lovely daydream if...