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Blair Mountain

Big Coal Wins Latest Battle to Blast Historic Blair Mountain

Matt Wasson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Green
Matt Wasson

Is nothing sacred to coal companies in Appalachia?

Battle for Blair Mountain Continues

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.04.2012 | Impact
Jerry Nelson

The campaign to save Blair Mountain has been growing in recent years, culminating in the summer of 2011 with a modern March on Blair Mountain.

Paige Lavender

Blair Mountain: Protesters March to Save Historic Battlefield | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.10.2011 | Green

A week long protest calling for the preservation of West Virginia's Blair Mountain has rehashed conflicts within a coal mining community torn between ...

The March on Blair Mountain: A Protest to Protect Our Jobs and Our Mountains

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Union busting corporations have commoditized not just the workforce, but the historic landscapes of West Virginia, using great machines and dynamite to eliminate mining jobs.

Blair Mountain Emergency: Obama Is Obliged by Deathtoll to Order Mountaintop Removal Moratorium

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

With nearly 1.5 million acres of American geography erased from our maps by mountaintop removal operations, Appalachia is dealing with an emergency situation of historic proportions.

Corbin Hiar

Climate Activists Score Legal Victory Ahead Of Big Mountaintop Removal Protest | Corbin Hiar | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Charges against 21 activists who staged a sit-in at Department of the Interior headquarters last month were dropped by the U.S. Attorney...

Bomb Appalachia (and Face the Music)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Theirs is a coast-to-coast campaign to save Appalachia's mountains and streams -- and Appalachians' homes, jobs, and culture -- from the devastating coal mining practice known as mountaintop removal.