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Epa Mountaintop Removal

Obama Administration Can Still Protect Streams from Mountaintop Removal Mining, Despite Setback in DC Court

Matt Wasson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Matt Wasson

Seriously, anyone who thinks that America's oldest and most biologically diverse mountains ought not be obliterated to pad the pockets of coal company executives and shareholders needs to say so. Loudly.

EPA Proposes New Mountaintop Removal Pollution Controls

AP | TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Obama administration Thursday spelled out tighter water quality standards for surface coal mines in Appalachia in a move...

EPA Halts Mountaintop Removal Projects

Yahoo! News | Renee Schoof, McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that 79 applications for surface coal-mine permits in Kentucky , West Virginia , Oh...