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Mountaintop Coal Removal

Mountaintop Mining Threatens Human Health, Scientists Find

McClatchy | Renee Schoof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientific evidence that mountaintop-removal coal mining destroys streams and threatens human health is so strong that government should stop granting...

This Little (Coal-Fired) Light of Mine: Will President Heed 45 Million Prayers?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

August 3rd should be a national day of atonement for our sins against the American mountains and mountaineers.

Coal Companies Destroying, Not Restoring Mountains

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

Lax enforcement by state and federal environmental officials means that the mountaintop removal reclamation rarely results in reshaping the mountain to its approximate original state.

Letter From a Mountaineer to President Obama

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

During your presidential campaign, you declared: "We have to find more environmentally sound ways of mining coal than simply blowing the tops off mountains." That time is now. Or never.