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Senators Seek To Curb EPA Authority On Mine Waste Disposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A pair of senators have introduced legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from using its authority to preemp...

Roadmaps to New Power: Interview With Rory McIlmoil, 'Tesla of the Coalfields' on Green Jobs

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

While there is a lot of well-meaning discussion about a just transition to a sustainable clean energy economy in the coalfields, McIlmoil is one of the few who has begun the process of laying out a roadmap.

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.

Historic EPA Action Provokes Hysterical Reaction From the Coal Industry

Matt Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Wasson

In the wake of EPA's veto a large mountaintop removal mine permit, the grandstanding of West Virginia politicians and "sky is falling" rhetoric from the coal industry was hardly surprising.

Green News Report: December 2, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Happy bir...

Why We Can't Have Another One Hundred Years of Fossil-Digging in North America

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

We've burned coal-and-oil for more than hundred years that has resulted in the human-made climate change we're dealing with right now. We cannot allow one more hundred years of the same.

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.