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Besieged Coalfield Residents Denounce Court Decision Against EPA Rules on Mountaintop Removal

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.30.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In a shocking blow to besieged Appalachian coalfield residents today, U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton ruled in favor of a coal industry law suit, striking down the EPA's modest guidance rules on mountaintop removal mining.

Mountaintop Removal 2012: Coal River Mountain Activist Bob Kincaid on Judy Bonds' Legacy and the New Abolitionists

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Today is Day 12,580 of the mountaintop removal mining disaster, the most egregious human rights and environmental violation in our country and perhaps one of the most discussed but shamefully ignored humanitarian crises in our nation.

EPA Guidance on Mountaintop Removal: Acceptable Birth Defects and Cancer Corridors in Appalachian Coalfields?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.21.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

The once proud EPA that promised "to protect 95% of aquatic life and fresh water streams in central Appalachia" and defend the Clean Water Act and health of coalfield residents has succumbed to right-wing political and legal pressures.

Want to End Mountaintop Removal? Support These Tax-Deductible Campaigns, Projects and Films

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Great movements for social and environmental justice come at a great cost for those on the frontlines. No one understands this better than the besieg...