mountaintop removal coal mining

The EPA's decision to revoke a permit for the Spruce Number One Mine, West Virginia's largest mountaintop removal site, has garnered a predictable reaction. Only this time, it's not the infamous Don Blankenship putting Ted Nugent on stage, Read more...
Sometimes you rise above by sitting down. Appalachia Rising saw over a thousand Americans take to the streets of Washington, DC for protest and direct action. Calling attention to the poisonous, destructive practices of Massey Energy and other Read more...
Actress and environmental activist Ashley Judd has riled the coal industry of Kentucky with her sharp criticism of their sordid practices. In response Read more...
[media id=17177] One of the main takeaways from Rand Paul's disturbing musings on civil rights -- as well as his sturdy defense of the indefensible Read more...