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TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Pass the ACHE Act and End Mountaintop Removal Mining.
Environment  (tags: coal, Appalachia, diesel pollution )

- 1107 days ago -
The coal industry is waging a war on Appalachia, detonating millions of pounds of diesel fuel and explosives daily to rip the top off of mountains and access seams of coal contained within.
 Arch Coal Denied Permission to Blow Up West Virginia Mountain
Environment  (tags: Arch coal, mountain top removal, dumping MTR waste, environmental victory, Arch loses appeal, EPA, safe water, Army Corps of Engineers, Appalachia )

- 1821 days ago -
Good news! A subsidiary of Arch Coal of St. Louis, Missouri, has been denied permission to dump nearly three billion cubic feet of dirt into local headwater streams after blowing up a mountain in West Virginia.
Huge Victory for Our Mountains! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, habitatdestruction, mountaintop removal, Appalachia, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, water, animals )

- 1982 days ago -
One of Appalachia's biggest coal companies is getting out of the mountaintop removal business. Patriot Coal signed an agreement with the Sierra Club, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, and West Virginia Highlands Conservancy on November 15 to immediate
Bank of America: Don't Bail Out Patriot Coal's Mountaintop Removal ACTION
Environment  (tags: Appalachia, mountaintop removal, mining, BOA, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, corporate, business, ethics, investments, money )

- 2109 days ago -
This is a real opportunity for BofA to use its influence and environmental ambition to work with Patriot to close and clean up its MTR mines and transition the Appalachian region to produce clean, renewable energy.
Sign Petition: Court Ruling Threatens Appalachia's Ecosystem!
Environment  (tags: obama, government, Appalachia, mountains, strip mining, pollution, streams, forests, wildlife, floods, poison, water )

- 3332 days ago -
On February 13 federal judges said the Clean Water Act won't protect Appalachian streams from strip mining permits in this ancient mountain range. These permits will destroy 432 valleys and 213 miles of streams in Kentucky and West Virginia alone!
Bush Mountain Removal Rule Change Amounts to a Declaration of War Against Appalachia
Environment  (tags: coal, Appalachia, environment, pollution, Mountain Removal )

- 3893 days ago -
The Bush administration is poised to issue regulations today that would legalize and expand the controversial coal mining practice known as mountaintop removal. The technique involves blasting off the tops of mountains and dumping the rubble into valleys

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