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Hundreds Rally Against Surface Mining

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Hundreds of citizen activists, Appalachian residents and environmentalists rallied at the Kentucky Capitol to call for an end to mou...

The F Word: Coal Company Shopping Spree

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Until we see some serious structural changes in the coal industry, it is going to continue doing what it has been doing: trading death for profit.

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...