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Minefields or Coalfields: Should Big Coal Change Name For Mountaintop Removal/Strip Mining?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In a new episode of Big Coal Gone Wild last week, coal lobbyists announced their intentions to rebrand mountaintop removal mining as "mountaintop development."

Rand Paul on Kentucky Coal Plunder: "I Don't Think Anyone's Going to Be Missing a Hill or Two." (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In a 2009 interview, Paul erroneously claims that "a lot of the land is desirable once it gets flattened out...Some people like the flat land, and some of it apparently has become rather valuable." Wrong again.

Green Concert of the Year: Dave Matthews Headlines Music Bash to End Mountaintop Removal

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

"The green rolling hills of West Virginia Are the nearest thing to heaven that I know But someday I'll go back to west Virginia To the green rolling h...