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Moving Mountains Tragedy 2014: Stunning Court Denial of Appalachian Health Crisis

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In a breathtaking but largely overlooked ruling this week, a federal judge agreed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may disregard studies on the health impacts of mountaintop removal mining in its permitting process.

Historic Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act Introduced in Congress for Mountaintop Removal Moratorium

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Recognizing the mounting humanitarian crisis from mountaintop removal mining in the Appalachian coalfields, Rep. Dennis Kucinich and Rep. Louise Slaughter joined others from across the nation today and introduced The Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act.