What could possibly go wrong when miners, frackers, and drillers reshape the geology beneath our feet? Talk to the evacuees of Bayou Corne, Louisiana.
Miners were told that attendance at a Mitt Romney campaign rally was mandatory. Not only that, the miners were not paid for the time they were forced to spend at the rally, and then Mitt Romney used the miners in an ad for his campaign.
A South African court is set to release 270 miners who were arrested on charges of murder after police there gunned down 34 of their co-workers, and wounded 78 others. The release was due to start on Monday around 2:00pm (12:00 GMT),
The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency in the mountain region of Cajamarca where thousands have gathered in recent days to protest the expansion of a gold mine owned by the U.S.-based Newmont Mining that is already the largest in South America.
At least 76 people have been injured in Madrid as clashes flared up between protesters and police, the latter using rubber bullets. Thousands of Spaniards turned out against new cuts introduced by the government.
NPR has a pretty chilling report on the investigation of Massey Energy's management of the Upper Big Branch mine ventilation. After listening to their
NPR is standing by their initial report that Massey Energy is being investigated for possible bribery and criminal negligence. A federal source is den
How can we fail them? How can a nation that relies on its miners not do everything in its power to protect them? How can we let anyone in this count
Thanks to Shea Gunther over at Mother Nature Network for putting attention on this. It's always so nice to see the good guys win. The Westboro Bapti
The suffering continues. YINGXIU, China - Rescuers rushed to reach 24 coal miners trapped underground by China's earthquake almost two weeks ago, off
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