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Entries by Mary Anne Hitt from 09/2012

The Mountains Weep for Larry Gibson

| Posted 09.11.2012 | Green

I always imagined that, when we celebrated the end of mountaintop removal, Larry Gibson would be there. I can't believe Larry won't be alive to see the abolition of the coal mining practice that was -- and still is -- destroying the mountains and communities he loved.

International Agencies Using Flawed Data to Fast-Track Kosovo Coal Plant, Put Health At Risk

| Posted 09.11.2012 | Green

While no new coal plants have broken ground here in the U.S. since 2008, the U.S. government is backing a huge, polluting new coal plant oversees.

Republican Coal Bill: Just Another Attack on Public Health Protections

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

In a new package of bills, House leadership is taking aim at a staggering array of basic laws would weaken the Clean Air Act and eviscerate the protections of the Clean Water Act.

New Wind Farm Is Nation's Largest, Means More Clean Energy, Jobs

| Posted 09.26.2012 | Green

This massive wind farm is just one of dozens of clean energy projects that have gone onto the grid in 2012, which is shaping up to be a record year for clean energy, as coal use has dropped to record lows.