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'Green News Report' - October 21, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.21.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republican candidates continue to dodge the climate change question; Mo...

WATCH: Happy Birthday Clean Water Act!

Matt Wasson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Green
Matt Wasson

On October 18, 1972, the Clean Water Act was passed by Congress on an overwhelming bipartisan vote. Now, 40 years later, our rivers, lakes and bays are in far better condition and nobody is yearning for the days when the Cuyahoga River repeatedly caught on fire.

Not Above the Law: Revoking Massey Energy's Charter

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

On Friday, two public interest groups asked the attorney general of Delaware to revoke the charter of Massey Energy, a company they call a criminal enterprise.

RFK, Jr. Says Massey Coal 'Offensive To The Public Interest'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

Should a corporation with a track record of frequent legal violations be allowed to operate? Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Free Speech For People say no....

Big Coal's Watergate? Nation Watches as Clean Water Act Scandal Rocks Kentucky Court Today

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

According to many observers, the sheer number of fraudulent acts and mind-boggling oversights could turn this case into Big Coal's Watergate -- or Clean Watergate.

With Coal Company Polluters, It's Citizens Who Have to Force Clean Up

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

To the long list of coal industry wrongs, we can now add another -- the falsification of their own pollution records.

Yim Yames, Ben Sollee And Daniel Martin Moore Lead Brooklyn Through Appalachia And New Orleans With Their Appalachian Voices Tour

Matt Draper | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Draper

The surroundings were decidedly Brooklyn, but Friday's Appalachian Voices show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg sounded like a good old-fashioned t...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Flaming Lips, Sonic Youth, Chromeo, The Black Keys, The National

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assi...

New Media Keeping Coal Ash Spill from Drowning in the Muck (VIDEO)

Sandra Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra Diaz

Volunteer organizations and individuals were largely responsible helping inject this disaster into the national media. I am hopeful we will see even more examples of this new media from the impacted residents.