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Mountaintop Mining

Climate Deniers: The Usual Suspects Weigh in

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Inglis's point of view about getting rid of all energy subsidies has hit a supportive chord with many. Yet others in the Republican Party consistently continue to define climate change as an elitist hoax, junk science with a lack of evidence, or part of God's plan.

Corporate Hyperbole

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

A guilty verdict should be rendered against the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) for misleading hyperbole associated with its defense of destructive mountaintop-removal mining.

Ashley Judd Fights Back After Big Coal Attack

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

Proponents of mountaintop removal hung a banner in eastern Kentucky, mocking Ashley Judd for her efforts to raise awareness of the environmental, economic and cultural damage being wrought by the world's worst coal mining.

Weekly Mulch: Off-shore drilling, auto emissions, mountaintop mining from Obama administration

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Barack Obama announced this week that his administration would open areas from Delaware to Florid...

Time-Lapse Shows Mountaintop Mining Depleting Forests Over 25-Year Period (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A series of satellite views of a Boone County, West Virginia coal mine in the Appalachian Mountains, taken from 1984 to 2009, offer scientists much-ne...

NRDC Presents "Music Saves Mountains" Concert

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

On May 19th at 8pm a star-studded line-up will take the stage at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium for the Music Saves Mountains concert, presented by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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...

Coal Baron Don Blankenship's Crazy Talk on Climate Change

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

Perhaps Blankenship's extreme wealth is why Forbes magazine decided to interview him. But what shines through more than anything is Blankenship's extreme anti-environmental worldview.

No More Mountaintop Removal

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

This week, more than 150 activists from around the country walked the halls of Congress, urging their elected leaders to end mountaintop removal coal mining.