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Mountain Top Mining

A Long Hot Summer

Bill McKibben | Posted 09.17.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

Amidst the deepening drought, the summer's fourth heatwave, and the continued western fires, there's something else breaking out: a siege of citizen uprisings at key points around the country all designed to keep coal in the hole, oil in the soil, gas... underground.

EPA to Revoke Permit for Infamous WV Mountaintop Removal Mine

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

The EPA is taking unprecedented action to bring to an end the saga of the infamous Spruce Mine, jamming a stake in the heart of what would have been the largest mountaintop removal project in the history of West Virginia.

Urge the Obama Administration to Save Coal River Mountain

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

Rising above a picturesque valley in southern West Virginia, Coal River Mountain represents the last, best hope for a community resisting the legacy of dirty energy in this part of Appalachia.