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Responding to Harmful Government Inaction, Protestors Stop Blasting on Coal River Mountain (tags)
Four Protestors are currently halting balsting on Coal River Mountain in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Two of the nonviolent activists are locked down to a drill rig while two others are offering direct support. This action is part of a larger campaign to end mountaintop removal in Appalachia.
San Gabriel River Clean Up (tags)
In the aftermath of the Morris Fire and the still on-going Station Fire, an opportunity to collect, bag, and haul large amounts of accumulated garbage out of the San Gabriel River along the East Fork of the Angeles National Forest.
Rep. Hechler: Keep Hellraising! (tags)
17 arrested in anti-mountaintop removal civil disobedience
Changing the Rules to Keep the Ruling Class in the Drivers Seat (tags)
A better solution would be to cancel all debts.
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.
For the Sake of the Kids: West Virginia Residents Confront Massey Energy (tags)
While Massey Energy stockholders met at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, parents, grandparents, and other residents of Coal River Valley, West Virginia rallied to oppose Massey's operations adjacent to Marsh Fork Elementary School. Two grandmothers and a third resident of the valley attempted to deliver a list of demands. The residents were met by the plant's head of security who refused to allow them to present their demands. When the residents again attempted to present their demands, they were arrested in a moving and dramatic act of civil conscience.