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'One Of The Most Valuable Tools Against Injustices In The World'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.30.2014 | Comedy

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have had quite a year. Their hit Comedy Central show, "Key & Peele," is getting a fourth season, Judd Apatow is...

Kate Sheppard

World's Biggest Coal Company, World's Biggest PR Firm Pair Up To Promote Coal For Poor People

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Peabody Energy Corp., the world's largest private-sector coal company, launched a public relations and advertising campaign last month...

Over 5,000 Ask Illinois Attorney General to Investigate Permit at Peabody Strip Mine

Will Reynolds | Posted 05.20.2014 | Chicago
Will Reynolds

I visited the Rocky Branch neighbors with a mix of sadness and inspiration this week. It's heartbreaking to see the area depopulated as Peabody buys homes and drives out neighbors.

President Obama's Climate Action Plan and Domestic Coal

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Just last week two coal-fired power plants in Southwestern Pennsylvania -- Mitchell and Hatfield's Ferry -- announced they would shut down by Oct. 9 rather than face expensive work to bring them up to safety standards.

Coal Could Cause Even Bigger Problems for Investors

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

Energy from PSCE is so expensive that utilities sell at a loss or increase prices for customers. Several municipalities have had to declare bankruptcy. How did this come to light?

2013's Healthiest Housing Markets

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

These 10 markets should set the pace as the national housing market continues to return to health next year. Here's to a healthy 2013!

Jason Cherkis

Romney Vetoed Flood Prep Funding In 2004, Blamed For Subsequent Flooding

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the spring of 2004, Peabody, Mass., got drenched with rain, which flooded the downtown area. After the storm, then-Gov. Mitt Romney a...

PHOTOS: Awesome Hotel Amenities: More Than Pringles And Cans Of Coke

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A look at some interesting hotel minibar items and in-room offerings you might not expect.

Earthquake Denial? Why Is Peabody Building a Massive Coal-Fired Plant in the New Madrid Seismic Zone?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Peabody's 1,600-megawatt pulverized-coal plant is being built in Lively Grove, where the the "Big Shake" of 1811, in nearby New Madrid, Missouri, altered the very waterways that will feed into the Peabody mine-mouth operation.

Black Cross Movement Calls Out Dangerous Navajo Coal Mines (Photos)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As the Labor Department made an unprecedented move yesterday to file a court injunction to shut down a hazardous Massey Energy coal mine in eastern Ke...

Mother Jones Is Still Calling Out Deadbeat Coal Barons (on Coal Miner's Day)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Mother Jones, the miner's angel, may be gone, but Mother Jones magazine just called out International Coal Group -- who gave us the Sago, WV tragedy -- for 20,000 clean water violations.

As Coal Miners Die and Bulldozers Raze Historic Blair Mountain, Petition Calls for National Registry Re-Listing

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Five areas in the historic Blair Mountain Battlefield in West Virginia are being bulldozed into oblivion by reckless Big Coal mountaintop removal operations.

Where's the Outrage? EPA Betrays Coalfields (Again) With New Mountaintop Removal Permit

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency has once again gone back on its word and green-lighted a dangerous mountaintop removal permit in a hair-brained pander to Big Coal.

Chicago's Coal-Free Future: Clean Power Coalition Lights the Way

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

Consider this: The Fisk Generation Station in Pilsen, which has spewed nearly 50,000 tons of toxic pollution over the past three years, was built before the invention of the Model T.

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.