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Dear Sen. Rockefeller: Citizens Appeal for 'Time Out' on Mountaintop Removal in 2014

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Never has Sen. Rockefeller's leadership on health and safety issues been more needed in the coal mining areas of central Appalachia.

Blair Mtn. Thanksgiving: Will Sen. Joe Manchin and Nation Thank Coal Miners or Massey Energy?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As we huddle around our Thanksgiving dinner tables on Thursday, reflecting on the bounty of our nation, recently elected US Sen. Joe Manchin will have...

UPDATE on EPA Sleep-In: Fundamental Misunderstanding: Lisa Jackson Twitters About Protest Today, While Clean Water Violations Grow (PHOTOS)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

UPDATE: March 18, 11 EST: Over 27 hours later, nonviolent protesters spent the night twenty feet in the air, atop mountain tripods, in a sleep-in at ...

Dems Plan For Byrd "Contingencies"

West Virginia Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Robert C. Byrd's state of health has prompted some quiet, behind-the-scenes discussions in the event the senator is unable to return to office. ...

Dem Senator Byrd: Obama In A Power Grab

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Robert Byrd, the senior senator from West Virginia and the longest-serving member of the Senate, issued a press release Wednesday warning agai...

Wikipedia Mistakenly Reports Kennedy, Byrd Dead

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if suffering a seizure during President Obama's post-inaugural luncheon wasn't bad enough, Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) endured an additional orde...