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Magnolia Mountain Music Video on Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

  Following up on the On Coal River movie we posted on earlier today, below is a beautiful video on the same topic — the horrors of mountaintop removal coal mining. Magnolia Mountain, of Cincinnati, is one of the most popularย urban Appalachian bands around today. Mountaintop removal coal mining is one of the least popular […]

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Bank of America is Back into Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

  Bank of America was once considered an environmental “leader” (at least for one thing), as it announced in 2008 that it would stop investing in companies that engage in mountaintop removal coal mining — I was surprised! Technically, they committed to “phase out financing of companies whose predominant method of extracting coal is through

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Birth Defects MUCH More Common Near Mountaintop Removal

Yet another reason to love mountaintop removal coal mining and coal-fired electricity — it causes birth defects! Yippee! In all seriousness, though, this is concerning and it is no surprise. Mountaintop removal harms the environment and people’s water supply and that (something tons of people still don’t seem to comprehend) translates into harm to human health.

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The Last Mountain: New Documentary on Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

I briefly wrote about a new documentary, The Last Mountain, which covers the insane mountaintop removal coal mining industry in January, and included a trailer of the film. Well the film just premiered in New York City and the Natural Resource Defense Council’s Eric Goldstein made it to the premiere and has shared his experience of it. I thought it was worth a share.

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Mountain Heroes: Help Stop Mountaintop Removal Today

Mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR) is very harmful to ecosystems, including to the humans living in or off of those ecosystems. In an effort to extend opposition to MTR beyond traditional circles, Earthjustice is putting a face on this topic, or many faces actually, through its newย Mountain Heroes: Our Stories program. Earthjustice writes: People from

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West Virgina Activists Risk Arrest, Plant Trees on Mountaintop Removal Mining Site

Mountaintop removal is something we cover on here pretty frequently. It is the horrible process of blowing the tops off mountains to get out dirty coal to burn for electricity, which then contributes greatly to global warming, water pollution, air pollution, and other problems. Luckily, we are not the only ones concerned about this issue

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To Swiss Banking Giant UBS: Get Out of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining!

Mountaintop removal coal mining is one of the most horrendous things on the planet in my mind. It decapitates precious, beautiful mountains; pollutes rivers and communities with mercury, arsenic and other harmful waste; and helps accelerate global warming (or global weirding). Luckily, people have been catching onto this. World-renowned climate scientist James Hansen and hundreds

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EPA Stops Mountaintop Removal; Waterways Still Not Safe?

Just days after news leaked that Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency will designate CO2 as a pollutant, the EPA has announced that hundreds of mountaintop removal coal mining permits will be put on hold while their impact on streams and waterways is evaluated. [social_buttons] Mountaintop removal is a controversial method of extracting coal that literally blows

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