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Victory!!! EPA Vetoes Major Coal Mine in Appalachia, After 12-Year Saga

Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, coal mines, habitat, nature, protection )

- 2688 days ago -
This morning, U.S. EPA made the decision to veto what would have been one of the largest mountaintop removal mines in the entire Appalachian region: Arch Coal's Spruce No. 1. The victory is the culmination of a 12-year long battle that began with one

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Past Member (0)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 12:41 pm
Thanks, Cher! Noted.

Marti Williams (170)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 1:10 pm
Thank goodness...I hope they don't move...just down the road...this is the most destructive form of coal mining...

Monica D (580)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 1:44 pm

Casey Broughton (27)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 9:12 pm
that's really inspiring. good to see positive news like this, especially from in your own area

Ruth R (246)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 10:35 pm
Noted. Good.

Carol H (229)
Friday January 14, 2011, 4:34 am
thanks Cher, noted

Arild Gone for now (174)
Friday January 14, 2011, 5:19 am
Good news, TY Cher.

. (0)
Friday January 14, 2011, 5:24 am
Noted and signed Cher, thank you.

Bon L (0)
Friday January 14, 2011, 6:16 am
Thanks for the info

tom Booth (84)
Friday January 14, 2011, 6:39 am
good news this friday thaniks for sharing it

Nuno Correia (18)
Friday January 14, 2011, 8:58 am
i'm so happy with this decision! and that i helped to get it

Alice C (1797)
Friday January 14, 2011, 9:11 am
This is great news ... Thank you for posting it Cher ! Have a wonderful weekend : )

. (0)
Friday January 14, 2011, 12:39 pm
good news!! thanks for telling Cher.

Robert O (12)
Friday January 14, 2011, 2:42 pm

Jane H (139)
Friday January 14, 2011, 2:53 pm
This just shows that activism pays off......even if it takes years and years. Let's keep on turckin' on this's not over yet.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday January 14, 2011, 6:34 pm
Thanks , noted and signed !

Ruth R (246)
Friday January 14, 2011, 10:55 pm
Thank Goodness!

linda b (186)
Saturday January 15, 2011, 9:31 am
Excellent news thank you Cher
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