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Energy Giant Wins Lawsuit Over Coal Silo Near School

AP | By VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Jurors have rejected claims that a Massey Energy coal-loading silo built near a southern West Virginia elementary school exposed ...

Japan, Libya and BP Blowout Make the Case for Energy Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Postcards from the ragged edge of our global energy system highlight the costs we pay, the risks we bear and the toll we submit to every day for the power and fuel we use. The choice before us could not be more clear.

The Year of Living Dangerously in Power Generation

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Over the past 12 months, we've had caved-in coal mines, underwater oil spills and now compromised nuclear facilities. What does it take for us to accept that renewable energy is the way to go?

Psalm 20 and the Massey Mining Disaster

Kim Bobo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Bobo

On Monday, I read through psalm after psalm searching for the "right" one to read at the opening of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) protest near the Massey Energy shareholders meeting.