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Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part 3

Stacy Clark | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green
Stacy Clark

Part 2 of this three-part series concerning America's first offshore wind farm was an October interview with Cape Wind's Communications Director Mark Rodgers. Rodgers recently recalled the significance of Massachusetts's original windmills to the early economy of Cape Cod:

Lobster Boat Blockade of Coal Plant Leads District Attorney to Climate Leadership

Lori Day | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Lori Day

As a result of one small action, history has been made. A small precedent has been set. Civil disobedience against coal-fired energy in this case was judged both symbolically and in reality for the greater good of the environment, and to the benefit of the public.

Historic EPA Action Provokes Hysterical Reaction From the Coal Industry

Matt Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Wasson

In the wake of EPA's veto a large mountaintop removal mine permit, the grandstanding of West Virginia politicians and "sky is falling" rhetoric from the coal industry was hardly surprising.

Minefields or Coalfields: Should Big Coal Change Name For Mountaintop Removal/Strip Mining?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In a new episode of Big Coal Gone Wild last week, coal lobbyists announced their intentions to rebrand mountaintop removal mining as "mountaintop development."

Black Lung Kills 1,000 Coal Miners Annually. Anybody Care?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

For a Republican-led Congress about to take over Washington, DC, I hope the fate of the coal miners and their families and communities -- and our nation's dependence on dirty and deadly coal -- is not overlooked.

UPDATE: Obama Ends 150-Year War of Strip-Mining in 24 States! Mountaintop Removal Loses Its Groove

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Over the next decades, despite the new surface-mining laws, a land mass the size of some entire eastern states would be strip-mined and eliminated from our American maps.