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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 )

Cher
- 1479 days ago - environment.change.org
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
Good.
 

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. (216)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 10:35 pm
Noted. Good.
 

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

Arild Warud (170)
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
Good.
 

Jane H. (138)
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 issue......it's not over yet.
 

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

Ruth R. (216)
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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