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Coal Industry

Coal In West Virginia: "Slowly But Surely They're Killing Us -- Legally" | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A toxic coal ash sludge spill in Tennessee ruined land, homes and lives recently, bringing to the fore an inconvenient truth about coal: it's not clea...

Massive Coal Ash Spill in Tennessee puts the lie to Clean Coal

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

When it comes to PR spindoctoring there is always one surefire cure - reality. If you were fooled by the multimillion dollar "clean coal" PR marketing...

Give the Gift of Asthma and a Warmer Planet this Christmas

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Nothing like a Christmassy marketing campaign from the coal lobby to get you in the holiday spirit.

Breaking: Landmark EPA Ruling Kills 30+ Planned Coal Plants

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

A decision by the Environmental Protection Agency today has ruled that all new and proposed coal-fired power plants must have their carbon dioxide emissions regulated. Wow.

Clean Coal PR blitz falling flat in Denver

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

People attending the Democratic National Convention in Denver this week are the target of a $2 million advertising and PR blitz by a coal industry-fun...

Follow the Coal Money

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

These days, you'll find more images of windmills and solar panels in campaign ads than pictures of cute babies and American flags. Why, then, is it so hard to pass a simple bill promoting solar power?

Obama's Coal Conundrum

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Does Obama need to keep touting "clean coal" as part of the solution to America's energy and economic woes? The environmental impacts of so-called "clean coal" show that it is far from clean, in fact it is downright filthy.

Global Warming Legislation: What Matters?

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
A. Siegel

Despite Joe Lockhart's and Barbara Boxer's enthusiasm, Lieberman-Warner is not the bill the nation (or the globe) requires.

Billionaire Behind Mars Candy Fights Polluting Energy Firms

Associated Press | Matthew Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A reclusive billionaire whose family owns the Mars candy empire is emerging as a formidable opponent to the energy industry's plans to expand developm...