fix articles 75559, mountaintop removal
BTL:Recent March to Protect Blair Mountain in West Va. Brought Coal Miners and Environment (tags)
Interview with Chuck Keeney, Blair Mountain, W.V. march organizer , conducted by Melinda Tuhus
BTL:Activists Engage in Tree-Sit Protest in West Virginia to Stop Mountaintop Removal Coal (tags)
Interview with Junior Walk, member of the Protest Support Network , conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Mountaintop Removal: Environmental and Human Destruction for Profit (tags)
BTL:EPA Sends Mixed Message with Reversal on West Virginia Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
BTL:Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Opponents Work to Generate Clean Energy (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Rep. Hechler: Keep Hellraising! (tags)
17 arrested in anti-mountaintop removal civil disobedience
You are invited to Mountain Justice Summer 4 (tags)
Mountain Justice Summer Camp May 17 - 23 Harlan County, Kentucky
International alliance calls for end to term “clean coal,” responsible transition (tags)
In Response to the growing and unfortunate trend among environmental and social justice groups use of the industry and government created term "clean coal," West Virginia Citizen's Action Group, Coal River Mountain Watch launched an internationally circulated sign-on letter calling for a unification of these groups against this sort of industry doublespeak which makes it so much harder for those working towards positive change to achieve it. Over 80 Organizations and prominent individuals have signed on at the time of the release. Please view the letter and add your name too at www.crmw.net.
Successful Week of Anti-Mountaintop Removal in Lexington (tags)
During the week of June 13 in Lexington, KY, a meal of toxic coal sludge scraped out of a stream in eastern Kentucky was delivered to the president of a coal advocacy group, hundreds of concerned citizens attended an anti-mountain top removal (MTR) rally and march that ended at Kentucky Utility's headquarters, a film festival educated Lexingtonians about the dangers of strip mining and its repercussions, and activists passed out literature on the streets, all part of Mountain Justice Summer's week in Lexington, Kentucky.
Showdown in Coal Town: 16 Arrested in MJS Action (tags)
For the third time in one week, residents of the Coal River Valley of West Virginia and supporters from across the country met at Massey Energy's coal processing plant behind Marsh Fork Elementary School to demand that it be shut down and cleaned up. Sixteen of the 150 participants in the Mountain Justice Summer campaign were arrested as they attempted to deliver a list of demands to the site's supervisor. Earlier in the day two campaign participants delivered the demands directly to Massey's head offices in Richmond Virginia.
Stop Mountaintop Removal! A call to action March 31st! (tags)
Down with King Coal! Save Appalachia - Stop Mountaintop Removal! Take Action on March 31! Our demand is simple – stop mountaintop removal and all forms of surface mining for coal. Groups and individuals across Appalachia are rising in united nonviolent protest against the increasing cultural and environmental devastation caused by this most destructive form of mining. Mountaintop removal results in loss of life, loss of employment, destruction of homes, and elimination of communities throughout the coalfields.
BTL:Weakening of Environmental Regulations Undermine Appalachian Communities'.. (tags)
...Fight to Stop Coal Mining Industry Mountaintop Removal Interview with Joan Mulhern, senior legislative counsel with Earthjustice, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
It's Not Easy Confronting King Coal (tags)
The CONVERGENCE of environmental, social and economic justice elements in mountaintop removal provided common ground among the forest protection and coal activist communities.