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Adam Bailey | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Adam Bailey

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, felt like the biggest date in my life. I had my outfit perfectly planned and my schedule cleared. The activities started before seven that morning and lasted into the night.

Big Coal's Watergate? Nation Watches as Clean Water Act Scandal Rocks Kentucky Court Today

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

According to many observers, the sheer number of fraudulent acts and mind-boggling oversights could turn this case into Big Coal's Watergate -- or Clean Watergate.

Roadmaps to New Power: Appalachian Transition Initiative Leads Coalfields into New Year--and New Era

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

"Roadmaps to New Power" is a series of interviews with activists, residents, entrepreneurs and industry analysts about current plans and visions for a...

Educating Rand: "Deep Down" Film Brings Kentucky's Mountaintop Removal Battle to PBS Viewers

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

While national media attention on mountaintop removal mining has largely been focused on West Virginia, the PBS Independent Lens series will air "Deep...

Kentucky Cancels Coal Plant, New Power Movement Electrifies Grassroot Alliance

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Thanks to a growing grassroots movement, a broad alliance of Kentucky activists sent a message across the nation today: A just transition to a clean-energy future, even in the heartland of coal country Kentucky, is possible.

Want to End Mountaintop Removal? Support These Tax-Deductible Campaigns, Projects and Films

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Great movements for social and environmental justice come at a great cost for those on the frontlines. No one understands this better than the besieg...

With Coal Company Polluters, It's Citizens Who Have to Force Clean Up

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

To the long list of coal industry wrongs, we can now add another -- the falsification of their own pollution records.

BREAKING: Mass Arrests in DC: We Shall No Longer Be Crucified Upon the Cross of Coal (PHOTOS)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Over one hundred protesters from the Appalachian coalfields were arrested in front of the White House today, defiantly calling on the Obama administra...

Amazing Video: Coal Miners Join Historic Rallies to End Mountaintop Removal

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Coal miners are uniting with citizens and environmental groups with an unequivocal message to the world: End mountaintop removal now, and launch a just transition for clean energy jobs in the coalfields.