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Coal Disaster

Court Lifts Gag Order In Deadly Mine Disaster Case

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., March 5 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court lifted a sweeping gag order on Thursday that sealed court...

Dave Jamieson

Profits Before Safety Cost 29 Miners Their Lives: Feds

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials released a damning report Tuesday on the Upper Big Branch coal mining disaster, citing "corporate culture" at coal gia...

Washing Mother Earth's Face

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

It's an extraordinary lesson in civic pride and patriotism that Hispanics, one of the country's most underserved communities, are willing to make sacrifices for the common good.

President Obama and the Unlearned Lessons of 1924: Oil Spills, Coal Disasters and Immigration Hysteria

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Soon to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925, playwright George Bernard Shaw's declaration that "Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history," has never seemed so true.