NFE/5.0""mountaintop removal" OR "mountain top removal"" - Google Newshttps://news.google.com/search?pz=1&cf=all&q=%22mountaintop+removal%22+OR+%22mountain+top+removal%22&hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:enen-USnews-webmaster@google.com2019 Google Inc.Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:35:02 GMTGoogle NewsStanley Heirs Park – Dorothy, West Virginia - Atlas Obscurahttps://www.atlasobscura.com/places/stanley-heirs-parkCBMiNmh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmF0bGFzb2JzY3VyYS5jb20vcGxhY2VzL3N0YW5sZXktaGVpcnMtcGFya9IBAATue, 26 Feb 2019 19:01:46 GMT<a href="https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/stanley-heirs-park" target="_blank">Stanley Heirs Park – Dorothy, West Virginia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Atlas Obscura</font><p>Discover Stanley Heirs Park in Dorothy, West Virginia: This small West Virginia park is a land trust holdout against mountaintop removal mining.</p>Atlas ObscuraNew Mapping Tool Visualizes 30 Years of Mountaintop Removal - Yale Environment 360https://e360.yale.edu/digest/new-mapping-tool-visualizes-30-years-of-mountaintop-removalCBMiWGh0dHBzOi8vZTM2MC55YWxlLmVkdS9kaWdlc3QvbmV3LW1hcHBpbmctdG9vbC12aXN1YWxpemVzLTMwLXllYXJzLW9mLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWzSAQAFri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://e360.yale.edu/digest/new-mapping-tool-visualizes-30-years-of-mountaintop-removal" target="_blank">New Mapping Tool Visualizes 30 Years of Mountaintop Removal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Yale Environment 360</font><p>From 1985 to 2015, coal companies blasted an average of 21,000 acres of Appalachian land every year in search of coal — an area about half the size of ...</p>Yale Environment 360The Future of Mountaintop Removal Is Lavender - Bloomberghttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-17/the-future-of-mountaintop-removal-is-lavenderCBMiYGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmJsb29tYmVyZy5jb20vbmV3cy9hcnRpY2xlcy8yMDE4LTEyLTE3L3RoZS1mdXR1cmUtb2YtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1pcy1sYXZlbmRlctIBAAMon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-17/the-future-of-mountaintop-removal-is-lavender" target="_blank">The Future of Mountaintop Removal Is Lavender</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Bloomberg</font><p>In Appalachia, the coal mining process has stripped mountains to their cores, leaving little more than dirt and rocks. But one hardy plant seems to thrive in it.</p>BloombergAppalachia Threatened by Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - Citizen Truthhttps://citizentruth.org/appalachia-threatened-by-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-lhs/CBMiVmh0dHBzOi8vY2l0aXplbnRydXRoLm9yZy9hcHBhbGFjaGlhLXRocmVhdGVuZWQtYnktbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2FsLW1pbmluZy1saHMv0gEAMon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://citizentruth.org/appalachia-threatened-by-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-lhs/" target="_blank">Appalachia Threatened by Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Citizen Truth</font><p>Many mining operations in the region are operating without valid permits, and as a result, have been the defendants in numerous lawsuits. This once pristine ...</p>Citizen TruthMountaintop Mining Is Destroying More Land for Less Coal, Study Finds - InsideClimate Newshttps://insideclimatenews.org/news/25072018/appalachia-mountaintop-removal-coal-strip-mining-satellite-maps-environmental-impacts-dataCBMihgFodHRwczovL2luc2lkZWNsaW1hdGVuZXdzLm9yZy9uZXdzLzI1MDcyMDE4L2FwcGFsYWNoaWEtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2FsLXN0cmlwLW1pbmluZy1zYXRlbGxpdGUtbWFwcy1lbnZpcm9ubWVudGFsLWltcGFjdHMtZGF0YdIB2AFodHRwczovL2luc2lkZWNsaW1hdGVuZXdzLW9yZy5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL2luc2lkZWNsaW1hdGVuZXdzLm9yZy9uZXdzLzI1MDcyMDE4L2FwcGFsYWNoaWEtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2FsLXN0cmlwLW1pbmluZy1zYXRlbGxpdGUtbWFwcy1lbnZpcm9ubWVudGFsLWltcGFjdHMtZGF0YT9hbXAmYW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUThu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://insideclimatenews.org/news/25072018/appalachia-mountaintop-removal-coal-strip-mining-satellite-maps-environmental-impacts-data" target="_blank">Mountaintop Mining Is Destroying More Land for Less Coal, Study Finds</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">InsideClimate News</font><p>Strip mining across the mountaintops of Appalachia is scarring as much as three times more land to get a ton of coal than just three decades ago, new research ...</p>InsideClimate NewsStudy Shows Area the Size of Delaware Affected by Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttps://www.wvpublic.org/post/study-shows-area-size-delaware-affected-mountaintop-removal-coal-miningCBMiZWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lnd2cHVibGljLm9yZy9wb3N0L3N0dWR5LXNob3dzLWFyZWEtc2l6ZS1kZWxhd2FyZS1hZmZlY3RlZC1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWNvYWwtbWluaW5n0gEAMon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvpublic.org/post/study-shows-area-size-delaware-affected-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining" target="_blank">Study Shows Area the Size of Delaware Affected by Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font><p>An area roughly the size of Delaware has been mined for coal in Appalachia using mountaintop removal, according to a new study published in the journal.</p>West Virginia Public BroadcastingUS: Deregulating Mountaintop Removal Threatens Drinking Water and Public Health - Human Rights Watchhttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/12/10/us-deregulating-mountaintop-removal-threatens-drinking-water-and-public-healthCBMicmh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lmhydy5vcmcvbmV3cy8yMDE4LzEyLzEwL3VzLWRlcmVndWxhdGluZy1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLXRocmVhdGVucy1kcmlua2luZy13YXRlci1hbmQtcHVibGljLWhlYWx0aNIBAAMon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/12/10/us-deregulating-mountaintop-removal-threatens-drinking-water-and-public-health" target="_blank">US: Deregulating Mountaintop Removal Threatens Drinking Water and Public Health</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Human Rights Watch</font><p>The Trump administration and United States Congress have endangered public health by ending measures, including defunding a scientific study, that address ...</p>Human Rights WatchDoes mountaintop removal also remove rattlesnakes? Mining operations in Appalachia permanently alter habitat availability for rattlesnakes - Science Dailyhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190103133639.htmCBMiPmh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnNjaWVuY2VkYWlseS5jb20vcmVsZWFzZXMvMjAxOS8wMS8xOTAxMDMxMzM2MzkuaHRt0gEAThu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190103133639.htm" target="_blank">Does mountaintop removal also remove rattlesnakes? Mining operations in Appalachia permanently alter habitat availability for rattlesnakes</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Science Daily</font><p>Timber rattlesnakes, according to the study's author, are among the most docile creatures in Appalachia. They choose places to hibernate that are more likely to ...</p>Science DailyNew Study Reveals the Full Scope of Mountaintop Removal Devastation - Truthouthttps://truthout.org/articles/new-study-reveals-the-full-scope-of-mountaintop-removal-devastation/CBMiYmh0dHBzOi8vdHJ1dGhvdXQub3JnL2FydGljbGVzL25ldy1zdHVkeS1yZXZlYWxzLXRoZS1mdWxsLXNjb3BlLW9mLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtZGV2YXN0YXRpb24v0gEAMon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://truthout.org/articles/new-study-reveals-the-full-scope-of-mountaintop-removal-devastation/" target="_blank">New Study Reveals the Full Scope of Mountaintop Removal Devastation</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Truthout</font><p>A shocking new study has revealed the truth about mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia, and the situation is even worse than we thought. Every year this ...</p>TruthoutInterior had little basis for halting mountaintop removal study, probe finds - The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/06/13/interior-had-little-basis-for-halting-mountaintop-removal-study-probe-finds/CAIiEDb4KK1vrGnKhUIg9Z9Z32MqGAgEKg8IACoHCAowjtSUCjC30XQwzqe5AQWed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/06/13/interior-had-little-basis-for-halting-mountaintop-removal-study-probe-finds/" target="_blank">Interior had little basis for halting mountaintop removal study, probe finds</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Washington Post</font><p>In the latest investigations into Interior Department actions, the agency's inspector general has found that officials had little basis for halting a major study of ...</p>The Washington PostMapping Mountaintop Coal Mining's Yearly Spread in Appalachia - Duke Todayhttps://today.duke.edu/2018/07/mapping-mountaintop-coal-mining%E2%80%99s-yearly-spread-appalachiaCBMiYWh0dHBzOi8vdG9kYXkuZHVrZS5lZHUvMjAxOC8wNy9tYXBwaW5nLW1vdW50YWludG9wLWNvYWwtbWluaW5nJUUyJTgwJTk5cy15ZWFybHktc3ByZWFkLWFwcGFsYWNoaWHSAQAWed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://today.duke.edu/2018/07/mapping-mountaintop-coal-mining%E2%80%99s-yearly-spread-appalachia" target="_blank">Mapping Mountaintop Coal Mining's Yearly Spread in Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Duke Today</font><p>DURHAM, N.C. -- The coal industry may have declined in the last decade because of the rise of cheap natural gas, but a coal mining method called mountaintop ...</p>Duke TodayUBS Tightens Coal Financing Standards & Strengthens Sustainable Investments - CleanTechnicahttps://cleantechnica.com/2019/03/22/ubs-tightens-coal-financing-standards-strengthens-sustainable-investments/CBMib2h0dHBzOi8vY2xlYW50ZWNobmljYS5jb20vMjAxOS8wMy8yMi91YnMtdGlnaHRlbnMtY29hbC1maW5hbmNpbmctc3RhbmRhcmRzLXN0cmVuZ3RoZW5zLXN1c3RhaW5hYmxlLWludmVzdG1lbnRzL9IBAAFri, 22 Mar 2019 20:47:15 GMT<a href="https://cleantechnica.com/2019/03/22/ubs-tightens-coal-financing-standards-strengthens-sustainable-investments/" target="_blank">UBS Tightens Coal Financing Standards & Strengthens Sustainable Investments</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">CleanTechnica</font><p>March 22nd, 2019 by Joshua S Hill. Swiss investment banking giant UBS revealed this week that it has decided to further tighten its standards on coal financing ...</p>CleanTechnicaEnviro Lawsuit Aims To Stop Operations at Raleigh County Surface Mine - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttps://www.wvpublic.org/post/enviro-lawsuit-aims-stop-operations-raleigh-county-surface-mineCBMiXWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lnd2cHVibGljLm9yZy9wb3N0L2Vudmlyby1sYXdzdWl0LWFpbXMtc3RvcC1vcGVyYXRpb25zLXJhbGVpZ2gtY291bnR5LXN1cmZhY2UtbWluZdIBAATue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvpublic.org/post/enviro-lawsuit-aims-stop-operations-raleigh-county-surface-mine" target="_blank">Enviro Lawsuit Aims To Stop Operations at Raleigh County Surface Mine</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font><p>A coalition of environmental groups are suing to stop a mountaintop removal coal mining operation in Raleigh County. In the lawsuit filed Friday, Coal River ...</p>West Virginia Public BroadcastingInterior official: No 'specific' reason mountaintop removal study halted - Charleston Gazette-Mailhttps://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/politics/interior-official-no-specific-reason-mountaintop-removal-study-halted/article_d96c5b5a-872d-5a15-8399-60a9416fa982.htmlCBMiowFodHRwczovL3d3dy53dmdhemV0dGVtYWlsLmNvbS9uZXdzL3BvbGl0aWNzL2ludGVyaW9yLW9mZmljaWFsLW5vLXNwZWNpZmljLXJlYXNvbi1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLXN0dWR5LWhhbHRlZC9hcnRpY2xlX2Q5NmM1YjVhLTg3MmQtNWExNS04Mzk5LTYwYTk0MTZmYTk4Mi5odG1s0gEAWed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/politics/interior-official-no-specific-reason-mountaintop-removal-study-halted/article_d96c5b5a-872d-5a15-8399-60a9416fa982.html" target="_blank">Interior official: No 'specific' reason mountaintop removal study halted</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail</font><p>There's no apparent reason why a study on the health effects of mountaintop removal was halted last year, according to the Department of the Interior's deputy ...</p>Charleston Gazette-MailSurface Mining Market detailed information about segmentation and latest trends. - Industrial Newshttps://industrialvehiclesnews.com/2019/03/25/global-surface-mining-market-pest-analysis-market-growth-analysisdevelopments-opportunities-forecast-2019-2028/CBMinQFodHRwczovL2luZHVzdHJpYWx2ZWhpY2xlc25ld3MuY29tLzIwMTkvMDMvMjUvZ2xvYmFsLXN1cmZhY2UtbWluaW5nLW1hcmtldC1wZXN0LWFuYWx5c2lzLW1hcmtldC1ncm93dGgtYW5hbHlzaXNkZXZlbG9wbWVudHMtb3Bwb3J0dW5pdGllcy1mb3JlY2FzdC0yMDE5LTIwMjgv0gEAMon, 25 Mar 2019 04:16:00 GMT<a href="https://industrialvehiclesnews.com/2019/03/25/global-surface-mining-market-pest-analysis-market-growth-analysisdevelopments-opportunities-forecast-2019-2028/" target="_blank">Surface Mining Market detailed information about segmentation and latest trends.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Industrial News</font><p>Global Surface Mining Market 2019 is an in depth, skilled analysis conveyance Surface Mining marketing research information that is pertinent to new market ...</p>Industrial NewsOPINION EXCHANGE | Leaders must use science and ethics in discussion of abortion - Star Tribunehttp://www.startribune.com/leaders-must-use-science-and-ethics-in-discussion-of-abortion/506519892/CAIiEGpKnL2wpg8PCPqrVFdQbFIqFggEKg4IACoGCAowqoQ9MOOECDCq5w0Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="http://www.startribune.com/leaders-must-use-science-and-ethics-in-discussion-of-abortion/506519892/" target="_blank">OPINION EXCHANGE | Leaders must use science and ethics in discussion of abortion</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Star Tribune</font><p>Just as Republicans fail to use them when it comes to pollution and climate change, so did those rejecting the survivor protection bill, including Amy Klobuchar.</p>Star TribuneResearchers reveal scope of damage to Appalachia from coal mining - ThinkProgresshttps://thinkprogress.org/researchers-reveal-scope-of-damage-to-appalachia-from-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-63642d5001bb/CAIiEKzUAOyAnZZZXY1Hg43X9xYqFAgEKg0IACoGCAow5YQBMJIaMIZFThu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thinkprogress.org/researchers-reveal-scope-of-damage-to-appalachia-from-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-63642d5001bb/" target="_blank">Researchers reveal scope of damage to Appalachia from coal mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">ThinkProgress</font><p>Surface coal mining, including mountaintop removal mining, was responsible for the clearing of more than 7 percent of the land in central Appalachia — or an ...</p>ThinkProgressWithout federal funding, study on health effects of mountaintop removal ends - Charleston Gazette-Mailhttps://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/health/without-federal-funding-study-on-health-effects-of-mountaintop-removal/article_24a6d16a-faee-59c9-a44b-e1be9494c0ad.htmlCBMiogFodHRwczovL3d3dy53dmdhemV0dGVtYWlsLmNvbS9uZXdzL2hlYWx0aC93aXRob3V0LWZlZGVyYWwtZnVuZGluZy1zdHVkeS1vbi1oZWFsdGgtZWZmZWN0cy1vZi1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsL2FydGljbGVfMjRhNmQxNmEtZmFlZS01OWM5LWE0NGItZTFiZTk0OTRjMGFkLmh0bWzSAQAWed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/health/without-federal-funding-study-on-health-effects-of-mountaintop-removal/article_24a6d16a-faee-59c9-a44b-e1be9494c0ad.html" target="_blank">Without federal funding, study on health effects of mountaintop removal ends</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail</font><p>After Trump administration officials ordered a halt to a study on the health effects of mountaintop removal last fall, the study's committee has been released, ...</p>Charleston Gazette-MailLeveling Appalachia: The Legacy of Mountaintop Removal Mining - Yale Environment 360https://e360.yale.edu/features/leveling_appalachia_the_legacy_of_mountaintop_removal_miningCBMiW2h0dHBzOi8vZTM2MC55YWxlLmVkdS9mZWF0dXJlcy9sZXZlbGluZ19hcHBhbGFjaGlhX3RoZV9sZWdhY3lfb2ZfbW91bnRhaW50b3BfcmVtb3ZhbF9taW5pbmfSAQATue, 13 Oct 2009 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://e360.yale.edu/features/leveling_appalachia_the_legacy_of_mountaintop_removal_mining" target="_blank">Leveling Appalachia: The Legacy of Mountaintop Removal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Yale Environment 360</font><p>During the last two decades, mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia has destroyed or severely damaged more than a million acres of forest and buried ...</p>Yale Environment 360A Troubling Look at the Human Toll of Mountaintop Removal Mining - Yale Environment 360https://e360.yale.edu/features/a-troubling-look-at-the-human-toll-of-mountaintop-removal-miningCBMiX2h0dHBzOi8vZTM2MC55YWxlLmVkdS9mZWF0dXJlcy9hLXRyb3VibGluZy1sb29rLWF0LXRoZS1odW1hbi10b2xsLW9mLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtbWluaW5n0gEATue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://e360.yale.edu/features/a-troubling-look-at-the-human-toll-of-mountaintop-removal-mining" target="_blank">A Troubling Look at the Human Toll of Mountaintop Removal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Yale Environment 360</font><p>For years, the coal industry has dismissed the idea that mountaintop mining adversely affects people living nearby. But research by Indiana University's Michael ...</p>Yale Environment 360A Remembrance of GE/Wabtec Worker Mark Haller of UE Local 506 - Payday Reporthttp://paydayreport.com/a-remembrance-of-ge-wabtec-worker-mark-haller-of-ue-local-506/CBMiVmh0dHA6Ly9wYXlkYXlyZXBvcnQuY29tL2EtcmVtZW1icmFuY2Utb2YtZ2Utd2FidGVjLXdvcmtlci1tYXJrLWhhbGxlci1vZi11ZS1sb2NhbC01MDYv0gGiAWh0dHBzOi8vcGF5ZGF5cmVwb3J0LWNvbS5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9wYXlkYXlyZXBvcnQuY29tL2EtcmVtZW1icmFuY2Utb2YtZ2Utd2FidGVjLXdvcmtlci1tYXJrLWhhbGxlci1vZi11ZS1sb2NhbC01MDYvYW1wLz9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQSat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="http://paydayreport.com/a-remembrance-of-ge-wabtec-worker-mark-haller-of-ue-local-506/" target="_blank">A Remembrance of GE/Wabtec Worker Mark Haller of UE Local 506</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Payday Report</font><p>As I watch the picket lines outside of the Erie GE/Wabtec locomotive facility this week, I can't but help to think of my friend the late Mark Haller, a proud member of ...</p>Payday ReportOdum Lecture today at UGA - WGAUhttps://www.wgauradio.com/news/local/odum-lecture-today-uga/fLfncdB1fH3kx60WEpZBMM/CBMiU2h0dHBzOi8vd3d3LndnYXVyYWRpby5jb20vbmV3cy9sb2NhbC9vZHVtLWxlY3R1cmUtdG9kYXktdWdhL2ZMZm5jZEIxZkgza3g2MFdFcFpCTU0v0gGlAWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LXdnYXVyYWRpby1jb20uY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy93d3cud2dhdXJhZGlvLmNvbS9uZXdzL2xvY2FsL29kdW0tbGVjdHVyZS10b2RheS11Z2EvZkxmbmNkQjFmSDNreDYwV0VwWkJNTS9hbXAuaHRtbD9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQTue, 19 Mar 2019 06:43:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wgauradio.com/news/local/odum-lecture-today-uga/fLfncdB1fH3kx60WEpZBMM/" target="_blank">Odum Lecture today at UGA</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">WGAU</font><p>Emily Bernhardt, the Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Biology in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, will deliver the ...</p>WGAUJail Revenues 'Keep the Lights On' for Cash-Starved Kentucky Counties - Crime Reporthttps://thecrimereport.org/2019/03/06/decline-in-kentucky-coal-revenues-drives-high-incarceration-rates-study/CBMibmh0dHBzOi8vdGhlY3JpbWVyZXBvcnQub3JnLzIwMTkvMDMvMDYvZGVjbGluZS1pbi1rZW50dWNreS1jb2FsLXJldmVudWVzLWRyaXZlcy1oaWdoLWluY2FyY2VyYXRpb24tcmF0ZXMtc3R1ZHkv0gEAWed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thecrimereport.org/2019/03/06/decline-in-kentucky-coal-revenues-drives-high-incarceration-rates-study/" target="_blank">Jail Revenues 'Keep the Lights On' for Cash-Starved Kentucky Counties</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Crime Report</font><p>If Kentucky's incarceration rates continue to rise at the rate they have since 2000, every person in the state will be behind bars in 113 years, according to the ...</p>Crime ReportRobots are not to blame for low wages - Antelope Valley Presshttps://www.avpress.com/opinion/robots-are-not-to-blame-for-low-wages/article_c5158bde-477e-11e9-9ca0-1ff1e7a7c18b.htmlCBMid2h0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmF2cHJlc3MuY29tL29waW5pb24vcm9ib3RzLWFyZS1ub3QtdG8tYmxhbWUtZm9yLWxvdy13YWdlcy9hcnRpY2xlX2M1MTU4YmRlLTQ3N2UtMTFlOS05Y2EwLTFmZjFlN2E3YzE4Yi5odG1s0gEASat, 16 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.avpress.com/opinion/robots-are-not-to-blame-for-low-wages/article_c5158bde-477e-11e9-9ca0-1ff1e7a7c18b.html" target="_blank">Robots are not to blame for low wages</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Antelope Valley Press</font><p>The other day I found myself, as I often do, at a conference discussing lagging wages and soaring inequality. There was a lot of interesting discussion. But one ...</p>Antelope Valley PressDustin White: Aren't we tired of living in a toxic state? - Huntington Herald Dispatchhttps://www.herald-dispatch.com/opinion/dustin-white-aren-t-we-tired-of-living-in-a/article_cc58f27e-0135-595a-932b-e3134313a58f.htmlCBMihQFodHRwczovL3d3dy5oZXJhbGQtZGlzcGF0Y2guY29tL29waW5pb24vZHVzdGluLXdoaXRlLWFyZW4tdC13ZS10aXJlZC1vZi1saXZpbmctaW4tYS9hcnRpY2xlX2NjNThmMjdlLTAxMzUtNTk1YS05MzJiLWUzMTM0MzEzYTU4Zi5odG1s0gEASun, 17 Mar 2019 04:01:00 GMT<a href="https://www.herald-dispatch.com/opinion/dustin-white-aren-t-we-tired-of-living-in-a/article_cc58f27e-0135-595a-932b-e3134313a58f.html" target="_blank">Dustin White: Aren't we tired of living in a toxic state?</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Huntington Herald Dispatch</font><p>Like many readers of this paper, I love West Virginia. I love our forests, mountains and streams. I love the people here. I've lived my entire life here and would.</p>Huntington Herald DispatchFrom Defiled to Wild--Can a Spent Coal Mine Be Reborn as a Nature Conservation Center? - Scientific Americanhttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/from-defiled-to-wild-can-a-spent-coal-mine-be-reborn-as-a-nature-conservation-center/CAIiEG6s0nWzSXCjU7tHgWUTRdcqFAgEKg0IACoGCAowmYoBMKAdMLhKWed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/from-defiled-to-wild-can-a-spent-coal-mine-be-reborn-as-a-nature-conservation-center/" target="_blank">From Defiled to Wild--Can a Spent Coal Mine Be Reborn as a Nature Conservation Center?</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Scientific American</font><p>Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...</p>Scientific AmericanInterview: The Scourge of Mountain Top Mining in West Virginia - Human Rights Watchhttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/12/10/interview-scourge-mountain-top-mining-west-virginiaCBMiV2h0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lmhydy5vcmcvbmV3cy8yMDE4LzEyLzEwL2ludGVydmlldy1zY291cmdlLW1vdW50YWluLXRvcC1taW5pbmctd2VzdC12aXJnaW5pYdIBAAMon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/12/10/interview-scourge-mountain-top-mining-west-virginia" target="_blank">Interview: The Scourge of Mountain Top Mining in West Virginia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Human Rights Watch</font><p>Over the past 30 or 40 years in the Appalachia region of the US, there's been a rise in mountain top removal, where mining companies blast the tops off ...</p>Human Rights WatchA toxic crisis in America’s coal country - BBC Newshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47165522CBMiMWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmJiYy5jb20vbmV3cy93b3JsZC11cy1jYW5hZGEtNDcxNjU1MjLSAXlodHRwczovL3d3dy1iYmMtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3Mvd3d3LmJiYy5jb20vbmV3cy9hbXAvd29ybGQtdXMtY2FuYWRhLTQ3MTY1NTIyP2FtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlMon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47165522" target="_blank">A toxic crisis in America’s coal country</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">BBC News</font><p>In the shadow of some of America's most controversial coal mines, where companies use huge amounts of explosives to blow the tops off mountains, isolated ...</p>BBC NewsTrump administration halts research on mountaintop removal coal mining | TheHill - The Hillhttps://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/347374-trump-administration-halts-research-on-mountaintop-removal-coalCBMidGh0dHBzOi8vdGhlaGlsbC5jb20vcG9saWN5L2VuZXJneS1lbnZpcm9ubWVudC8zNDczNzQtdHJ1bXAtYWRtaW5pc3RyYXRpb24taGFsdHMtcmVzZWFyY2gtb24tbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2Fs0gG8AWh0dHBzOi8vdGhlaGlsbC1jb20uY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy90aGVoaWxsLmNvbS9wb2xpY3kvZW5lcmd5LWVudmlyb25tZW50LzM0NzM3NC10cnVtcC1hZG1pbmlzdHJhdGlvbi1oYWx0cy1yZXNlYXJjaC1vbi1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWNvYWw_YW1wJmFtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlMon, 21 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/347374-trump-administration-halts-research-on-mountaintop-removal-coal" target="_blank">Trump administration halts research on mountaintop removal coal mining | TheHill</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Hill</font><p>The Trump administration has ordered researchers to stop work on an independent evaluation of potential health effects from mountaintop removal coal mining.</p>The HillMountaintop Removal of Coal Causing Health Crisis in West Virginia - American Legal Newshttps://americanlegalnews.com/mountaintop-removal-of-coal-causing-health-crisis-in-west-virginia/CBMiYWh0dHBzOi8vYW1lcmljYW5sZWdhbG5ld3MuY29tL21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtb2YtY29hbC1jYXVzaW5nLWhlYWx0aC1jcmlzaXMtaW4td2VzdC12aXJnaW5pYS_SAQAFri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://americanlegalnews.com/mountaintop-removal-of-coal-causing-health-crisis-in-west-virginia/" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal of Coal Causing Health Crisis in West Virginia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">American Legal News</font><p>There's a coal crisis in Appalachia, specifically in West Virginia, but the problem is not a lack of coal. There's plenty of coal to be had in the Mountain State. In fact ...</p>American Legal NewsLegislators offer no safe harbor for the vulnerable - The Montgomery Heraldhttps://www.montgomery-herald.com/opinion/legislators-offer-no-safe-harbor-for-the-vulnerable/article_75ec8c98-4048-11e9-844e-232c8b3d703b.htmlCBMijwFodHRwczovL3d3dy5tb250Z29tZXJ5LWhlcmFsZC5jb20vb3Bpbmlvbi9sZWdpc2xhdG9ycy1vZmZlci1uby1zYWZlLWhhcmJvci1mb3ItdGhlLXZ1bG5lcmFibGUvYXJ0aWNsZV83NWVjOGM5OC00MDQ4LTExZTktODQ0ZS0yMzJjOGIzZDcwM2IuaHRtbNIBAAThu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.montgomery-herald.com/opinion/legislators-offer-no-safe-harbor-for-the-vulnerable/article_75ec8c98-4048-11e9-844e-232c8b3d703b.html" target="_blank">Legislators offer no safe harbor for the vulnerable</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Montgomery Herald</font><p>For much of the debate this legislative session, policymakers are leaning on gut instinct rather than the due diligence that we expect of them. They should read ...</p>The Montgomery HeraldHow Mountaintop Mining Affects Life and Landscape in West Virginia - Scientific Americanhttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-mountaintop-mining-affects-life-and-landscape-in-west-virginia/CBMibmh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnNjaWVudGlmaWNhbWVyaWNhbi5jb20vYXJ0aWNsZS9ob3ctbW91bnRhaW50b3AtbWluaW5nLWFmZmVjdHMtbGlmZS1hbmQtbGFuZHNjYXBlLWluLXdlc3QtdmlyZ2luaWEv0gEAWed, 03 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-mountaintop-mining-affects-life-and-landscape-in-west-virginia/" target="_blank">How Mountaintop Mining Affects Life and Landscape in West Virginia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Scientific American</font><p>Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...</p>Scientific AmericanAppalachia Already Has a Plan to Get Past Coal - The Nation.https://www.thenation.com/article/coal-appalachia-green-jobs/CBMiPWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnRoZW5hdGlvbi5jb20vYXJ0aWNsZS9jb2FsLWFwcGFsYWNoaWEtZ3JlZW4tam9icy_SAQATue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.thenation.com/article/coal-appalachia-green-jobs/" target="_blank">Appalachia Already Has a Plan to Get Past Coal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Nation.</font><p>Kayford Mountain is one of many sites in Appalachia that has undergone mountain-top removal, the final stage of coal extraction. (Photo by Kate Wellington, CC ...</p>The Nation.Digging For Answers: New Report Points To Industry Obfuscation Of Mining's Health Effects - WKMShttps://www.wkms.org/post/digging-answers-new-report-points-industry-obfuscation-mining-s-health-effectsCBMiaGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LndrbXMub3JnL3Bvc3QvZGlnZ2luZy1hbnN3ZXJzLW5ldy1yZXBvcnQtcG9pbnRzLWluZHVzdHJ5LW9iZnVzY2F0aW9uLW1pbmluZy1zLWhlYWx0aC1lZmZlY3Rz0gEAMon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wkms.org/post/digging-answers-new-report-points-industry-obfuscation-mining-s-health-effects" target="_blank">Digging For Answers: New Report Points To Industry Obfuscation Of Mining's Health Effects</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">WKMS</font><p>A growing body of research shows that people living near mountaintop removal coal mines face increased risks of disease linked to pollutants in air and.</p>WKMSSurface coal mining strips away mountaintops, reduces biodiversity - Earth.comhttps://www.earth.com/news/surface-coal-mining-reduces-biodiversity/CBMiRGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVhcnRoLmNvbS9uZXdzL3N1cmZhY2UtY29hbC1taW5pbmctcmVkdWNlcy1iaW9kaXZlcnNpdHkv0gEAMon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.earth.com/news/surface-coal-mining-reduces-biodiversity/" target="_blank">Surface coal mining strips away mountaintops, reduces biodiversity</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Earth.com</font><p>Surface coal mining in the Appalachian region is degrading habitats and impacting biodiversity through mountaintop removal.</p>Earth.comEnd Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - Appalachian Voiceshttp://appvoices.org/end-mountaintop-removal/CBMiLWh0dHA6Ly9hcHB2b2ljZXMub3JnL2VuZC1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsL9IBAAThu, 26 Aug 2010 18:53:49 GMT<a href="http://appvoices.org/end-mountaintop-removal/" target="_blank">End Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Appalachian Voices</font><p>Since the 1970s, the coal industry has blown up more than 500 of the oldest, most biologically rich mountains in America and destroyed more than 2,000 miles ...</p>Appalachian VoicesMountaintop removal coal mining drops sharply - The Courier-Journalhttps://www.courier-journal.com/story/watchdog-earth/2015/07/07/mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-drops-sharply/29821649/CBMid2h0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmNvdXJpZXItam91cm5hbC5jb20vc3Rvcnkvd2F0Y2hkb2ctZWFydGgvMjAxNS8wNy8wNy9tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWNvYWwtbWluaW5nLWRyb3BzLXNoYXJwbHkvMjk4MjE2NDkv0gF9aHR0cHM6Ly9hbXAtY291cmllci0tam91cm5hbC1jb20uY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy9hbXAuY291cmllci1qb3VybmFsLmNvbS9hbXAvMjk4MjE2NDk_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUTue, 07 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.courier-journal.com/story/watchdog-earth/2015/07/07/mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-drops-sharply/29821649/" target="_blank">Mountaintop removal coal mining drops sharply</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Courier-Journal</font><p>Coal production from mountaintop removal mining has fallen 62 percent since 2008, dropping at a faster rate that overall coal production during a period of ...</p>The Courier-JournalRemoving mountaintops yields coal, controversy - CNNhttp://www.cnn.com/2011/US/08/12/mountaintop.removal.mining/index.htmlCBMiRmh0dHA6Ly93d3cuY25uLmNvbS8yMDExL1VTLzA4LzEyL21vdW50YWludG9wLnJlbW92YWwubWluaW5nL2luZGV4Lmh0bWzSAQASun, 14 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/08/12/mountaintop.removal.mining/index.html" target="_blank">Removing mountaintops yields coal, controversy</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">CNN</font><p>In the Appalachian Mountains, there is a method of mining that is as much a source of controversy as it is a source of energy: mountaintop removal.</p>CNNWhy did Interior Department halt a coalfields health study? | TheHill - The Hillhttps://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/430387-why-did-interior-department-halt-a-coalfields-health-studyCBMicGh0dHBzOi8vdGhlaGlsbC5jb20vb3Bpbmlvbi9lbmVyZ3ktZW52aXJvbm1lbnQvNDMwMzg3LXdoeS1kaWQtaW50ZXJpb3ItZGVwYXJ0bWVudC1oYWx0LWEtY29hbGZpZWxkcy1oZWFsdGgtc3R1ZHnSAbgBaHR0cHM6Ly90aGVoaWxsLWNvbS5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3RoZWhpbGwuY29tL29waW5pb24vZW5lcmd5LWVudmlyb25tZW50LzQzMDM4Ny13aHktZGlkLWludGVyaW9yLWRlcGFydG1lbnQtaGFsdC1hLWNvYWxmaWVsZHMtaGVhbHRoLXN0dWR5P2FtcCZhbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQWed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/430387-why-did-interior-department-halt-a-coalfields-health-study" target="_blank">Why did Interior Department halt a coalfields health study? | TheHill</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Hill</font><p>The study was a key element in the fight over mountaintop removal, a form of surface coal mining.</p>The HillMountaintop Coal Mining Causes Appalachian Rivers to Run “Consistently Saltier” - Duke Todayhttps://nicholas.duke.edu/about/news/mountaintop-coal-mining-causes-appalachian-rivers-run-%E2%80%9Cconsistently-saltier%E2%80%9DCBMigQFodHRwczovL25pY2hvbGFzLmR1a2UuZWR1L2Fib3V0L25ld3MvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtY29hbC1taW5pbmctY2F1c2VzLWFwcGFsYWNoaWFuLXJpdmVycy1ydW4tJUUyJTgwJTlDY29uc2lzdGVudGx5LXNhbHRpZXIlRTIlODAlOUTSAQAFri, 14 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://nicholas.duke.edu/about/news/mountaintop-coal-mining-causes-appalachian-rivers-run-%E2%80%9Cconsistently-saltier%E2%80%9D" target="_blank">Mountaintop Coal Mining Causes Appalachian Rivers to Run “Consistently Saltier”</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Duke Today</font><p>NOTE: Fabian Nippgen can be reached for additional comment at (307) 766-5012 or fnippgen@uwyo.edu. Matthew Ross can be reached at ...</p>Duke TodayNegative Health Outcomes Linked to Mountaintop Removal - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttps://www.wvpublic.org/post/negative-health-outcomes-linked-mountaintop-removalCBMiUWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lnd2cHVibGljLm9yZy9wb3N0L25lZ2F0aXZlLWhlYWx0aC1vdXRjb21lcy1saW5rZWQtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbNIBAAWed, 03 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvpublic.org/post/negative-health-outcomes-linked-mountaintop-removal" target="_blank">Negative Health Outcomes Linked to Mountaintop Removal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font><p>The federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement announced it will fund a million dollar review of current research on links between.</p>West Virginia Public BroadcastingNelson remembered for decades of public service - The Tribune - Ironton Tribunehttps://m.irontontribune.com/2019/03/18/nelson-remembered-for-decades-of-public-service/CBMiWGh0dHBzOi8vbS5pcm9udG9udHJpYnVuZS5jb20vMjAxOS8wMy8xOC9uZWxzb24tcmVtZW1iZXJlZC1mb3ItZGVjYWRlcy1vZi1wdWJsaWMtc2VydmljZS_SAQAMon, 18 Mar 2019 19:21:25 GMT<a href="https://m.irontontribune.com/2019/03/18/nelson-remembered-for-decades-of-public-service/" target="_blank">Nelson remembered for decades of public service - The Tribune</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Ironton Tribune</font><p>Former Huntington mayor died Friday at age 84. HUNTINGTON — Bobby Nelson, a fixture in Tri-State politics for several decades is being remembered for his ...</p>Ironton TribuneMountaintop removal for coal hurts water quality and harms fish, study says - Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/mountaintop-removal-for-coal-hurts-water-quality-and-harms-fish-study-says/2014/07/13/0072f69e-0783-11e4-bbf1-cc51275e7f8f_story.htmlCBMivAFodHRwczovL3d3dy53YXNoaW5ndG9ucG9zdC5jb20vbmF0aW9uYWwvaGVhbHRoLXNjaWVuY2UvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1mb3ItY29hbC1odXJ0cy13YXRlci1xdWFsaXR5LWFuZC1oYXJtcy1maXNoLXN0dWR5LXNheXMvMjAxNC8wNy8xMy8wMDcyZjY5ZS0wNzgzLTExZTQtYmJmMS1jYzUxMjc1ZTdmOGZfc3RvcnkuaHRtbNIBAASun, 13 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/mountaintop-removal-for-coal-hurts-water-quality-and-harms-fish-study-says/2014/07/13/0072f69e-0783-11e4-bbf1-cc51275e7f8f_story.html" target="_blank">Mountaintop removal for coal hurts water quality and harms fish, study says</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Washington Post</font><p>Mountaintop removal for coal is causing numerous species of stream fish to vanish.</p>Washington PostThe dirty effects of mountaintop removal mining - Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-dirty-effects-of-mountaintop-removal-mining/2014/10/21/851c4236-58a2-11e4-bd61-346aee66ba29_story.htmlCBMikgFodHRwczovL3d3dy53YXNoaW5ndG9ucG9zdC5jb20vb3BpbmlvbnMvdGhlLWRpcnR5LWVmZmVjdHMtb2YtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1taW5pbmcvMjAxNC8xMC8yMS84NTFjNDIzNi01OGEyLTExZTQtYmQ2MS0zNDZhZWU2NmJhMjlfc3RvcnkuaHRtbNIBAATue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-dirty-effects-of-mountaintop-removal-mining/2014/10/21/851c4236-58a2-11e4-bd61-346aee66ba29_story.html" target="_blank">The dirty effects of mountaintop removal mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Washington Post</font><p>Recent studies link mountaintop removal mining to pollution and cancer.</p>Washington PostHarnessing the sun in coal country - CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/harnessing-the-sun-in-coal-country/CAIiEDhplL3mKBqzXVKsbKUw5EMqEwgEKgwIACoFCAow4GowoAgwkRoTue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/harnessing-the-sun-in-coal-country/" target="_blank">Harnessing the sun in coal country</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">CNET</font><p>One Kentucky coal company is transforming two old mining sites into a massive solar farm in an effort to revive Appalachia.</p>CNETWatchdog: Interior thought mountaintop mining study wouldn't 'produce any new information’ | TheHill - The Hillhttps://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/391927-watchdog-interior-thought-mountaintop-mining-study-would-produceCBMidWh0dHBzOi8vdGhlaGlsbC5jb20vcG9saWN5L2VuZXJneS1lbnZpcm9ubWVudC8zOTE5Mjctd2F0Y2hkb2ctaW50ZXJpb3ItdGhvdWdodC1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1taW5pbmctc3R1ZHktd291bGQtcHJvZHVjZdIBvQFodHRwczovL3RoZWhpbGwtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3MvdGhlaGlsbC5jb20vcG9saWN5L2VuZXJneS1lbnZpcm9ubWVudC8zOTE5Mjctd2F0Y2hkb2ctaW50ZXJpb3ItdGhvdWdodC1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1taW5pbmctc3R1ZHktd291bGQtcHJvZHVjZT9hbXAmYW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUTue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/391927-watchdog-interior-thought-mountaintop-mining-study-would-produce" target="_blank">Watchdog: Interior thought mountaintop mining study wouldn't 'produce any new information’ | TheHill</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Hill</font><p>Interior Department officials canceled a major mountaintop removal mining study because they didn't think it would yield new findings, the agency's internal ...</p>The HillFlattening of Appalachia: What happens after mountaintop removal - The Courier-Journalhttps://www.courier-journal.com/story/tech/science/watchdog-earth/2016/02/16/flattening-appalachia/80442484/CBMibGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmNvdXJpZXItam91cm5hbC5jb20vc3RvcnkvdGVjaC9zY2llbmNlL3dhdGNoZG9nLWVhcnRoLzIwMTYvMDIvMTYvZmxhdHRlbmluZy1hcHBhbGFjaGlhLzgwNDQyNDg0L9IBfWh0dHBzOi8vYW1wLWNvdXJpZXItLWpvdXJuYWwtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3MvYW1wLmNvdXJpZXItam91cm5hbC5jb20vYW1wLzgwNDQyNDg0P2FtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlTue, 16 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.courier-journal.com/story/tech/science/watchdog-earth/2016/02/16/flattening-appalachia/80442484/" target="_blank">Flattening of Appalachia: What happens after mountaintop removal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Courier-Journal</font><p>Advocates of mountaintop removal mining would often advocate for the destructive practice by saying their corner of the planet deserved buildable flat land just ...</p>The Courier-JournalWatch 30 Years of Mountaintop Removal Spread Across Appalachia - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttps://www.wvpublic.org/post/watch-30-years-mountaintop-removal-spread-across-appalachiaCBMiWWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lnd2cHVibGljLm9yZy9wb3N0L3dhdGNoLTMwLXllYXJzLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtc3ByZWFkLWFjcm9zcy1hcHBhbGFjaGlh0gEAThu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvpublic.org/post/watch-30-years-mountaintop-removal-spread-across-appalachia" target="_blank">Watch 30 Years of Mountaintop Removal Spread Across Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font><p>The recent downturn in coal mining has slowed its spread, but mountaintop removal mining has already reached across the coalfields over the past 30 years.</p>West Virginia Public BroadcastingRevolt in West Virginia's Coal Country - RollingStone.comhttps://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/revolt-in-west-virginias-coal-country-627943/CBMiYWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnJvbGxpbmdzdG9uZS5jb20vcG9saXRpY3MvcG9saXRpY3MtbmV3cy9yZXZvbHQtaW4td2VzdC12aXJnaW5pYXMtY29hbC1jb3VudHJ5LTYyNzk0My_SAQAMon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/revolt-in-west-virginias-coal-country-627943/" target="_blank">Revolt in West Virginia's Coal Country</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">RollingStone.com</font><p>On a sunny January afternoon, Paula Jean Swearengin, a 43-year-old accounting clerk and single mother of four from Coal City, West Virginia, steers a red ...</p>RollingStone.comToyota Driving Demand For Solar Power In Ohio Valley - Ohio Valley ReSourcehttps://ohiovalleyresource.org/2019/03/13/toyota-plans-major-solar-array-in-the-ohio-valley/CBMiXGh0dHBzOi8vb2hpb3ZhbGxleXJlc291cmNlLm9yZy8yMDE5LzAzLzEzL3RveW90YS1wbGFucy1tYWpvci1zb2xhci1hcnJheS1pbi10aGUtb2hpby12YWxsZXkv0gEAWed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://ohiovalleyresource.org/2019/03/13/toyota-plans-major-solar-array-in-the-ohio-valley/" target="_blank">Toyota Driving Demand For Solar Power In Ohio Valley</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Ohio Valley ReSource</font><p>Automaker Toyota is planning major investment in solar energy in Appalachia and the Southeastern U.S., including a facility on an old Kentucky coal mine.</p>Ohio Valley ReSourceBanks stop financing mountaintop removal - The Courier-Journalhttps://www.courier-journal.com/story/watchdog-earth/2015/03/13/pnc-other-banks-back-away-from-mountaintop-removal-financing/70265720/CBMihgFodHRwczovL3d3dy5jb3VyaWVyLWpvdXJuYWwuY29tL3N0b3J5L3dhdGNoZG9nLWVhcnRoLzIwMTUvMDMvMTMvcG5jLW90aGVyLWJhbmtzLWJhY2stYXdheS1mcm9tLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtZmluYW5jaW5nLzcwMjY1NzIwL9IBfWh0dHBzOi8vYW1wLWNvdXJpZXItLWpvdXJuYWwtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3MvYW1wLmNvdXJpZXItam91cm5hbC5jb20vYW1wLzcwMjY1NzIwP2FtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlFri, 13 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.courier-journal.com/story/watchdog-earth/2015/03/13/pnc-other-banks-back-away-from-mountaintop-removal-financing/70265720/" target="_blank">Banks stop financing mountaintop removal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Courier-Journal</font><p>Driven by environmental and health concerns, as well as our risk appetite, we introduced a mountaintop removal (MTR) financing policy in late 2010 and ...</p>The Courier-JournalAcross Appalachia, historic coal towns are looking to the outdoor economy for their next act - GreenBizhttps://www.greenbiz.com/article/across-appalachia-historic-coal-towns-are-looking-outdoor-economy-their-next-actCBMicWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmdyZWVuYml6LmNvbS9hcnRpY2xlL2Fjcm9zcy1hcHBhbGFjaGlhLWhpc3RvcmljLWNvYWwtdG93bnMtYXJlLWxvb2tpbmctb3V0ZG9vci1lY29ub215LXRoZWlyLW5leHQtYWN00gEAWed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.greenbiz.com/article/across-appalachia-historic-coal-towns-are-looking-outdoor-economy-their-next-act" target="_blank">Across Appalachia, historic coal towns are looking to the outdoor economy for their next act</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">GreenBiz</font><p>On a snowy weekday morning in January, the outdoor economy in the historic coal town of St. Paul, Virginia, begins another business day. Fly fishing guide ...</p>GreenBizBlack lung kills. Stand up for black lung benefits! - Appalachian Voiceshttp://appvoices.org/end-mountaintop-removal/black-lung-kills/CBMiPmh0dHA6Ly9hcHB2b2ljZXMub3JnL2VuZC1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsL2JsYWNrLWx1bmcta2lsbHMv0gEATue, 11 Dec 2018 20:55:53 GMT<a href="http://appvoices.org/end-mountaintop-removal/black-lung-kills/" target="_blank">Black lung kills. Stand up for black lung benefits!</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Appalachian Voices</font><p>Black lung disease is a deadly, debilitating condition that makes it harder, and eventually impossible, for people affected to breathe. It's caused by inhaling coal ...</p>Appalachian VoicesNew Map Chronicles Three Decades of Surface Mining in Central Appalachia - Smithsonian.comhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-map-chronicles-three-decades-surface-mining-appalachia-180969794/CAIiEPbqc7jzPTbiGJRrIHnZjjAqFQgEKg0IACoGCAow88QGMMBbMKCbCwWed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-map-chronicles-three-decades-surface-mining-appalachia-180969794/" target="_blank">New Map Chronicles Three Decades of Surface Mining in Central Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Smithsonian.com</font><p>The data shows about 1.5 million acres of forest have been affected by surface and mountaintop mining since the 1970s.</p>Smithsonian.comMountaintop mining in Appalachia: do the rewards justify the risks? - Mining Technologyhttps://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremountaintop-mining-in-appalachia-do-the-rewards-justify-the-risks-4168906/CBMifGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lm1pbmluZy10ZWNobm9sb2d5LmNvbS9mZWF0dXJlcy9mZWF0dXJlbW91bnRhaW50b3AtbWluaW5nLWluLWFwcGFsYWNoaWEtZG8tdGhlLXJld2FyZHMtanVzdGlmeS10aGUtcmlza3MtNDE2ODkwNi_SAQASun, 02 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremountaintop-mining-in-appalachia-do-the-rewards-justify-the-risks-4168906/" target="_blank">Mountaintop mining in Appalachia: do the rewards justify the risks?</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Mining Technology</font><p>With studies showing that communities and eco systems in the US' Central Appalachia region are at serious risk as a result of mountaintop removal mining ...</p>Mining TechnologyMountaintop Removal Coal Mining Ends on March 16 - EcoWatchhttps://www.ecowatch.com/mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-ends-on-march-16-1882016676.htmlCBMiWWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWNvYWwtbWluaW5nLWVuZHMtb24tbWFyY2gtMTYtMTg4MjAxNjY3Ni5odG1s0gGmAWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LWVjb3dhdGNoLWNvbS5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3d3dy5lY293YXRjaC5jb20vbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2FsLW1pbmluZy1lbmRzLW9uLW1hcmNoLTE2LTE4ODIwMTY2NzYuYW1wLmh0bWw_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUThu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-ends-on-march-16-1882016676.html" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Ends on March 16</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">EcoWatch</font><p>Fourteen months after the world watched in astonishment as poorly regulated coal-washing chemicals contaminated the Elk River in West Virginia, coal country ...</p>EcoWatchMountaintop Removal Never Ended: Coal River Mountaineers Fight On - Huffington Posthttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/mountaintop-removal-never_b_12518296.htmlCBMiVWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lmh1ZmZpbmd0b25wb3N0LmNvbS9qZWZmLWJpZ2dlcnMvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1uZXZlcl9iXzEyNTE4Mjk2Lmh0bWzSAQAMon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/mountaintop-removal-never_b_12518296.html" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal Never Ended: Coal River Mountaineers Fight On</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Huffington Post</font><p>Standing in solidarity with the water protectors on the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, Coal River Mountain residents already fending off seven square miles of ...</p>Huffington PostWV groups hope study leads to end of mountaintop removal mining - Charleston Gazette-Mailhttps://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/special_reports/wv-groups-hope-study-leads-to-end-of-mountaintop-removal/article_8cdfd973-99fe-5462-8338-a2aa7c8998ba.htmlCBMinQFodHRwczovL3d3dy53dmdhemV0dGVtYWlsLmNvbS9uZXdzL3NwZWNpYWxfcmVwb3J0cy93di1ncm91cHMtaG9wZS1zdHVkeS1sZWFkcy10by1lbmQtb2YtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC9hcnRpY2xlXzhjZGZkOTczLTk5ZmUtNTQ2Mi04MzM4LWEyYWE3Yzg5OThiYS5odG1s0gEATue, 23 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/special_reports/wv-groups-hope-study-leads-to-end-of-mountaintop-removal/article_8cdfd973-99fe-5462-8338-a2aa7c8998ba.html" target="_blank">WV groups hope study leads to end of mountaintop removal mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail</font><p>LOGAN — West Virginia environmental groups on Tuesday urged a National Academy of Sciences panel to look carefully at the public health impact of strip ...</p>Charleston Gazette-MailMountaintop removal country’s mental health crisis - Gristhttps://grist.org/climate-energy/mountaintop-removal-countrys-mental-health-crisis/CBMiU2h0dHBzOi8vZ3Jpc3Qub3JnL2NsaW1hdGUtZW5lcmd5L21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtY291bnRyeXMtbWVudGFsLWhlYWx0aC1jcmlzaXMv0gGZAWh0dHBzOi8vZ3Jpc3Qtb3JnLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3MvZ3Jpc3Qub3JnL2NsaW1hdGUtZW5lcmd5L21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtY291bnRyeXMtbWVudGFsLWhlYWx0aC1jcmlzaXMvYW1wLz9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQWed, 17 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://grist.org/climate-energy/mountaintop-removal-countrys-mental-health-crisis/" target="_blank">Mountaintop removal country’s mental health crisis</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Grist</font><p>In Central Appalachia, areas closer to surface mining operations appear to be associated with higher rates of clinical depression. Why?</p>GristMountaintop Removal Site Could Become Kentucky's Largest Solar Farm - EcoWatchhttps://www.ecowatch.com/coal-mine-solar-farm-2368328309.htmlCBMiPWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9jb2FsLW1pbmUtc29sYXItZmFybS0yMzY4MzI4MzA5Lmh0bWzSAYoBaHR0cHM6Ly93d3ctZWNvd2F0Y2gtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3Mvd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9jb2FsLW1pbmUtc29sYXItZmFybS0yMzY4MzI4MzA5LmFtcC5odG1sP2FtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlWed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/coal-mine-solar-farm-2368328309.html" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal Site Could Become Kentucky's Largest Solar Farm</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">EcoWatch</font><p>Kentucky, like most of the Appalachian region, has been in economic distress since the bust of the coal mining industry. But, new hope for jobs and the ravaged.</p>EcoWatchMountaintop Removal: It's Time to Bring This American Tragedy to an End - EcoWatchhttps://www.ecowatch.com/mountaintop-removal-its-time-to-bring-this-american-tragedy-to-an-end-1882022657.htmlCBMibmh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWl0cy10aW1lLXRvLWJyaW5nLXRoaXMtYW1lcmljYW4tdHJhZ2VkeS10by1hbi1lbmQtMTg4MjAyMjY1Ny5odG1s0gG7AWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LWVjb3dhdGNoLWNvbS5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3d3dy5lY293YXRjaC5jb20vbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1pdHMtdGltZS10by1icmluZy10aGlzLWFtZXJpY2FuLXRyYWdlZHktdG8tYW4tZW5kLTE4ODIwMjI2NTcuYW1wLmh0bWw_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUWed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/mountaintop-removal-its-time-to-bring-this-american-tragedy-to-an-end-1882022657.html" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal: It's Time to Bring This American Tragedy to an End</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">EcoWatch</font><p>An escalating series of lawsuits, government rulings, banking decisions and breakthrough health studies has brought the fate of devastating mountaintop ...</p>EcoWatchScientists Have Now Quantified Mountaintop Removal Mining’s Destruction Of Appalachia - ThinkProgresshttps://thinkprogress.org/scientists-have-now-quantified-mountaintop-removal-minings-destruction-of-appalachia-101971e1465c/CBMifGh0dHBzOi8vdGhpbmtwcm9ncmVzcy5vcmcvc2NpZW50aXN0cy1oYXZlLW5vdy1xdWFudGlmaWVkLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtbWluaW5ncy1kZXN0cnVjdGlvbi1vZi1hcHBhbGFjaGlhLTEwMTk3MWUxNDY1Yy_SAcoBaHR0cHM6Ly90aGlua3Byb2dyZXNzLW9yZy5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3RoaW5rcHJvZ3Jlc3Mub3JnL3NjaWVudGlzdHMtaGF2ZS1ub3ctcXVhbnRpZmllZC1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLW1pbmluZ3MtZGVzdHJ1Y3Rpb24tb2YtYXBwYWxhY2hpYS0xMDE5NzFlMTQ2NWMvYW1wLz9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thinkprogress.org/scientists-have-now-quantified-mountaintop-removal-minings-destruction-of-appalachia-101971e1465c/" target="_blank">Scientists Have Now Quantified Mountaintop Removal Mining’s Destruction Of Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">ThinkProgress</font><p>It's long been known that mountaintop removal mining, which involves blasting the tops off of mountains to get to coal underneath the surface, is a highly ...</p>ThinkProgressBad Rock: How Mountaintop Removal Mining Can Damage Streams | TIME.com - TIMEhttp://science.time.com/2011/12/14/how-mountaintop-removal-mining-can-damage-streams/CBMiVWh0dHA6Ly9zY2llbmNlLnRpbWUuY29tLzIwMTEvMTIvMTQvaG93LW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtbWluaW5nLWNhbi1kYW1hZ2Utc3RyZWFtcy_SAQAWed, 14 Dec 2011 08:00:00 GMT<a href="http://science.time.com/2011/12/14/how-mountaintop-removal-mining-can-damage-streams/" target="_blank">Bad Rock: How Mountaintop Removal Mining Can Damage Streams | TIME.com</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">TIME</font><p>Recent examinations of the health and environmental impacts of mountaintop mining – stripping the tops off of mountains to extract coal – has the practice ...</p>TIMEVa. climate protesters say Dominion gas pipeline requires 'mountaintop removal' - The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/va-climate-protesters-say-dominion-gas-pipeline-requires-mountaintop-removal/2017/05/04/e52a76ba-30f5-11e7-8674-437ddb6e813e_story.htmlCAIiEMS7mVg71Y1mkSdQINZHTPUqGAgEKg8IACoHCAowjtSUCjC30XQwzqe5AQThu, 04 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/va-climate-protesters-say-dominion-gas-pipeline-requires-mountaintop-removal/2017/05/04/e52a76ba-30f5-11e7-8674-437ddb6e813e_story.html" target="_blank">Va. climate protesters say Dominion gas pipeline requires 'mountaintop removal'</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Washington Post</font><p>The energy company says the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will require “grading” but not destruction of ridgelines.</p>The Washington Post200,000 People Demand Congress Puts an End to Mountaintop Removal - EcoWatchhttps://www.ecowatch.com/200-000-people-demand-congress-puts-an-end-to-mountaintop-removal-1882067814.htmlCBMiamh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS8yMDAtMDAwLXBlb3BsZS1kZW1hbmQtY29uZ3Jlc3MtcHV0cy1hbi1lbmQtdG8tbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC0xODgyMDY3ODE0Lmh0bWzSAbcBaHR0cHM6Ly93d3ctZWNvd2F0Y2gtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3Mvd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS8yMDAtMDAwLXBlb3BsZS1kZW1hbmQtY29uZ3Jlc3MtcHV0cy1hbi1lbmQtdG8tbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC0xODgyMDY3ODE0LmFtcC5odG1sP2FtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlTue, 14 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/200-000-people-demand-congress-puts-an-end-to-mountaintop-removal-1882067814.html" target="_blank">200,000 People Demand Congress Puts an End to Mountaintop Removal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">EcoWatch</font><p>Signaling a watershed shift in recognizing the national health crisis from cancer-linked strip mining in central Appalachia, more than 200000 people have signed ...</p>EcoWatchMountaintop Removal: A View From Up Above - unEARTHED, from Earthjusticehttps://earthjustice.org/blog/2011-october/mountaintop-removal-a-view-from-up-aboveCBMiU2h0dHBzOi8vZWFydGhqdXN0aWNlLm9yZy9ibG9nLzIwMTEtb2N0b2Jlci9tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWEtdmlldy1mcm9tLXVwLWFib3Zl0gEAFri, 21 Oct 2011 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://earthjustice.org/blog/2011-october/mountaintop-removal-a-view-from-up-above" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal: A View From Up Above</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">unEARTHED, from Earthjustice</font><p>Recently, thanks to a nonprofit flight operation called SouthWings, I had the opportunity to fly in a small airplane over a mountaintop removal coal mining site in ...</p>unEARTHED, from EarthjusticeCoal mining blasts the wonderful out of West Virginia - The Pickethttp://supicket.com/coal-mining-blasts-the-wonderful-out-of-west-virginia/CBMiSmh0dHA6Ly9zdXBpY2tldC5jb20vY29hbC1taW5pbmctYmxhc3RzLXRoZS13b25kZXJmdWwtb3V0LW9mLXdlc3QtdmlyZ2luaWEv0gEAMon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="http://supicket.com/coal-mining-blasts-the-wonderful-out-of-west-virginia/" target="_blank">Coal mining blasts the wonderful out of West Virginia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Picket</font><p>'Wild and wonderful', West Virginia. A state well known for two things: The vast and beautiful mountainous landscapes, and the contentious coal mining.</p>The PicketNew Congress Presses Interior on Cancellation of Strip-Mine Health Study - Public News Servicehttps://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-18/health-issues/new-congress-presses-interior-on-cancellation-of-strip-mine-health-study/a65561-1CBMijAFodHRwczovL3d3dy5wdWJsaWNuZXdzc2VydmljZS5vcmcvMjAxOS0wMi0xOC9oZWFsdGgtaXNzdWVzL25ldy1jb25ncmVzcy1wcmVzc2VzLWludGVyaW9yLW9uLWNhbmNlbGxhdGlvbi1vZi1zdHJpcC1taW5lLWhlYWx0aC1zdHVkeS9hNjU1NjEtMdIBAAMon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-18/health-issues/new-congress-presses-interior-on-cancellation-of-strip-mine-health-study/a65561-1" target="_blank">New Congress Presses Interior on Cancellation of Strip-Mine Health Study</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Public News Service</font><p>CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The new Democratic leadership in Congress is investigating why the Department of the Interior stopped a major study of the health ...</p>Public News ServiceMcConnell, stop ignoring Kentucky youth who support a Green New Deal - Courier Journalhttps://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2019/03/07/green-new-deal-mcconnell-stop-ignoring-kentucky-youth/3085379002/CBMiemh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmNvdXJpZXItam91cm5hbC5jb20vc3Rvcnkvb3Bpbmlvbi8yMDE5LzAzLzA3L2dyZWVuLW5ldy1kZWFsLW1jY29ubmVsbC1zdG9wLWlnbm9yaW5nLWtlbnR1Y2t5LXlvdXRoLzMwODUzNzkwMDIv0gF_aHR0cHM6Ly9hbXAtY291cmllci0tam91cm5hbC1jb20uY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy9hbXAuY291cmllci1qb3VybmFsLmNvbS9hbXAvMzA4NTM3OTAwMj9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQThu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2019/03/07/green-new-deal-mcconnell-stop-ignoring-kentucky-youth/3085379002/" target="_blank">McConnell, stop ignoring Kentucky youth who support a Green New Deal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Courier Journal</font><p>Kentuckians deserve clean water and clean air, healthcare and affordable housing. This is what the Green New Deal offers.</p>Courier JournalThe Poverty of Mountaintop Removal Mining - unEARTHED, from Earthjusticehttps://earthjustice.org/blog/2013-january/the-poverty-of-mountaintop-removal-miningCBMiVGh0dHBzOi8vZWFydGhqdXN0aWNlLm9yZy9ibG9nLzIwMTMtamFudWFyeS90aGUtcG92ZXJ0eS1vZi1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLW1pbmluZ9IBAAThu, 03 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://earthjustice.org/blog/2013-january/the-poverty-of-mountaintop-removal-mining" target="_blank">The Poverty of Mountaintop Removal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">unEARTHED, from Earthjustice</font><p>Associate Attorney Neil Gormley took a trip to West Virginia to visit partners and clients and to see the effects of mountaintop removal mining first-hand.</p>unEARTHED, from EarthjusticeMountaintop removal mining is flattening Appalachia - Gristhttps://grist.org/climate-energy/mountaintop-removal-mining-is-flattening-appalachia/CBMiVWh0dHBzOi8vZ3Jpc3Qub3JnL2NsaW1hdGUtZW5lcmd5L21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtbWluaW5nLWlzLWZsYXR0ZW5pbmctYXBwYWxhY2hpYS_SAZsBaHR0cHM6Ly9ncmlzdC1vcmcuY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy9ncmlzdC5vcmcvY2xpbWF0ZS1lbmVyZ3kvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1taW5pbmctaXMtZmxhdHRlbmluZy1hcHBhbGFjaGlhL2FtcC8_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://grist.org/climate-energy/mountaintop-removal-mining-is-flattening-appalachia/" target="_blank">Mountaintop removal mining is flattening Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Grist</font><p>Researchers have quantified the topographical footprint of 40 years of mountaintop removal on the Appalachian landscape, and the results are, ahem, flat-out ...</p>GristDeadly flooding in West Virginia had another cause beyond global warming - Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/deadly-flooding-in-west-virginia-had-another-cause-beyond-global-warming/2016/08/25/c5ad851e-6974-11e6-91cb-ecb5418830e9_story.htmlCBMiqwFodHRwczovL3d3dy53YXNoaW5ndG9ucG9zdC5jb20vb3BpbmlvbnMvZGVhZGx5LWZsb29kaW5nLWluLXdlc3QtdmlyZ2luaWEtaGFkLWFub3RoZXItY2F1c2UtYmV5b25kLWdsb2JhbC13YXJtaW5nLzIwMTYvMDgvMjUvYzVhZDg1MWUtNjk3NC0xMWU2LTkxY2ItZWNiNTQxODgzMGU5X3N0b3J5Lmh0bWzSAQAThu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/deadly-flooding-in-west-virginia-had-another-cause-beyond-global-warming/2016/08/25/c5ad851e-6974-11e6-91cb-ecb5418830e9_story.html" target="_blank">Deadly flooding in West Virginia had another cause beyond global warming</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Washington Post</font><p>The Aug. 23 editorial “Extraordinary floods become more ordinary” was right concerning the recent disaster in Louisiana. But there was a flooding disaster in ...</p>Washington PostMining the Mountains | Science - Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/mining-the-mountains-130454620/CBMiTWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnNtaXRoc29uaWFubWFnLmNvbS9zY2llbmNlLW5hdHVyZS9taW5pbmctdGhlLW1vdW50YWlucy0xMzA0NTQ2MjAv0gEAThu, 28 Sep 2017 00:49:20 GMT<a href="https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/mining-the-mountains-130454620/" target="_blank">Mining the Mountains | Science</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Smithsonian</font><p>Explosives and machines are destroying Appalachian peaks to obtain coal. In a West Virginia town, residents and the industry fight over a mountain's fate.</p>SmithsonianJoin the Movement to Ban Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - EcoWatchhttps://www.ecowatch.com/join-the-movement-to-ban-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-1882031026.htmlCBMiYWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9qb2luLXRoZS1tb3ZlbWVudC10by1iYW4tbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2FsLW1pbmluZy0xODgyMDMxMDI2Lmh0bWzSAa4BaHR0cHM6Ly93d3ctZWNvd2F0Y2gtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3Mvd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9qb2luLXRoZS1tb3ZlbWVudC10by1iYW4tbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1jb2FsLW1pbmluZy0xODgyMDMxMDI2LmFtcC5odG1sP2FtcF9qc192PTAuMSN3ZWJ2aWV3PTEmY2FwPXN3aXBlMon, 13 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/join-the-movement-to-ban-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-1882031026.html" target="_blank">Join the Movement to Ban Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">EcoWatch</font><p>Calling for a "national, coordinated response to the humanitarian disaster of mountaintop removal mining," CREDO Action launched an extraordinary petition ...</p>EcoWatchAfter Coal - Progressive.orghttps://progressive.org/magazine/after-coal_1/CBMiLmh0dHBzOi8vcHJvZ3Jlc3NpdmUub3JnL21hZ2F6aW5lL2FmdGVyLWNvYWxfMS_SAQAThu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://progressive.org/magazine/after-coal_1/" target="_blank">After Coal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Progressive.org</font><p>As I toured the Appalachian coalfields in 2012, I sensed that many Appalachians were not ready to talk about life after coal, fearing that this would deepen ...</p>Progressive.orgNew Rule For Mountaintop Removal Mining Is A Coal Crusher - CleanTechnicahttps://cleantechnica.com/2015/07/17/us-interior-dept-just-made-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-lot-expensive/CBMibmh0dHBzOi8vY2xlYW50ZWNobmljYS5jb20vMjAxNS8wNy8xNy91cy1pbnRlcmlvci1kZXB0LWp1c3QtbWFkZS1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWNvYWwtbWluaW5nLWxvdC1leHBlbnNpdmUv0gEAFri, 17 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://cleantechnica.com/2015/07/17/us-interior-dept-just-made-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-lot-expensive/" target="_blank">New Rule For Mountaintop Removal Mining Is A Coal Crusher</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">CleanTechnica</font><p>The US Interior Department has released a proposed new rule that could effectively put an end to mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia.</p>CleanTechnicaWhat Happens When You Blow Up a Mountain? - Slate Magazinehttps://slate.com/technology/2012/11/mountaintop-removal-photos-antrim-caskey-award-winning-photographer-of-appalachian-coal-mining.htmlCBMiiAFodHRwczovL3NsYXRlLmNvbS90ZWNobm9sb2d5LzIwMTIvMTEvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1waG90b3MtYW50cmltLWNhc2tleS1hd2FyZC13aW5uaW5nLXBob3RvZ3JhcGhlci1vZi1hcHBhbGFjaGlhbi1jb2FsLW1pbmluZy5odG1s0gHJAWh0dHBzOi8vc2xhdGUtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3Mvc2xhdGUuY29tL3RlY2hub2xvZ3kvMjAxMi8xMS9tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLXBob3Rvcy1hbnRyaW0tY2Fza2V5LWF3YXJkLXdpbm5pbmctcGhvdG9ncmFwaGVyLW9mLWFwcGFsYWNoaWFuLWNvYWwtbWluaW5nLmFtcD9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQFri, 30 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://slate.com/technology/2012/11/mountaintop-removal-photos-antrim-caskey-award-winning-photographer-of-appalachian-coal-mining.html" target="_blank">What Happens When You Blow Up a Mountain?</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Slate Magazine</font><p>Read more on the legal case against mountaintop-removal mining.</p>Slate MagazineThough the mountains may fall: The cost of mountain top removal - U.S. Catholic magazinehttps://www.uscatholic.org/culture/environment/2012/03/though-mountains-may-fall-cost-mountain-top-removalCBMiamh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnVzY2F0aG9saWMub3JnL2N1bHR1cmUvZW52aXJvbm1lbnQvMjAxMi8wMy90aG91Z2gtbW91bnRhaW5zLW1heS1mYWxsLWNvc3QtbW91bnRhaW4tdG9wLXJlbW92YWzSAQAFri, 23 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.uscatholic.org/culture/environment/2012/03/though-mountains-may-fall-cost-mountain-top-removal" target="_blank">Though the mountains may fall: The cost of mountain top removal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">U.S. Catholic magazine</font><p>[Watch the slideshow that accompanies this article.] Rick Handshoe lives on the battle line. Explosions shake his house regularly, covering it with dust and ...</p>U.S. Catholic magazineDOJ Withdraws Plan for Kentucky Prison on Mountaintop-Removal Site - Earth Island Journalhttp://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/articles/entry/doj_withdraws_funding_request_kentucky_prison_mountaintop-removal/CBMifmh0dHA6Ly93d3cuZWFydGhpc2xhbmQub3JnL2pvdXJuYWwvaW5kZXgucGhwL2FydGljbGVzL2VudHJ5L2Rval93aXRoZHJhd3NfZnVuZGluZ19yZXF1ZXN0X2tlbnR1Y2t5X3ByaXNvbl9tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsL9IBAAFri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/articles/entry/doj_withdraws_funding_request_kentucky_prison_mountaintop-removal/" target="_blank">DOJ Withdraws Plan for Kentucky Prison on Mountaintop-Removal Site</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Earth Island Journal</font><p>Last month the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) withdrew its request for funding for construction of a maximum-security prison atop a former ...</p>Earth Island JournalMountaintop Removal Is Encroaching On Communities In Appalachia - ThinkProgresshttps://thinkprogress.org/mountaintop-removal-is-encroaching-on-communities-in-appalachia-ae79946fc27c/CBMiZ2h0dHBzOi8vdGhpbmtwcm9ncmVzcy5vcmcvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1pcy1lbmNyb2FjaGluZy1vbi1jb21tdW5pdGllcy1pbi1hcHBhbGFjaGlhLWFlNzk5NDZmYzI3Yy_SAbUBaHR0cHM6Ly90aGlua3Byb2dyZXNzLW9yZy5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3RoaW5rcHJvZ3Jlc3Mub3JnL21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtaXMtZW5jcm9hY2hpbmctb24tY29tbXVuaXRpZXMtaW4tYXBwYWxhY2hpYS1hZTc5OTQ2ZmMyN2MvYW1wLz9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQTue, 28 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thinkprogress.org/mountaintop-removal-is-encroaching-on-communities-in-appalachia-ae79946fc27c/" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal Is Encroaching On Communities In Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">ThinkProgress</font><p>The rate of mountaintop removal mining may have slowed in the U.S., but the practice is still encroaching on many Appalachian communities, according to a ...</p>ThinkProgressCanada, US Governments Watching, But Not Intervening, in Coal Mine Pollution Controversy - DeSmoghttps://www.desmogblog.com/2018/07/31/canada-us-governments-not-intervening-coal-mine-pollution-selenium-controversyCBMidGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmRlc21vZ2Jsb2cuY29tLzIwMTgvMDcvMzEvY2FuYWRhLXVzLWdvdmVybm1lbnRzLW5vdC1pbnRlcnZlbmluZy1jb2FsLW1pbmUtcG9sbHV0aW9uLXNlbGVuaXVtLWNvbnRyb3ZlcnN50gEATue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.desmogblog.com/2018/07/31/canada-us-governments-not-intervening-coal-mine-pollution-selenium-controversy" target="_blank">Canada, US Governments Watching, But Not Intervening, in Coal Mine Pollution Controversy</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">DeSmog</font><p>By Judith Lavoie, The Narwhal. Originally posted on The Narwhal. The U.S. State Department is not going to intervene in a dispute that has split the International ...</p>DeSmogTrump says he cares about people in coal country. So why halt a study on their health? - The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-says-he-cares-about-people-in-coal-country-so-why-halt-a-study-on-their-health/2017/09/10/f7889678-8827-11e7-961d-2f373b3977ee_story.htmlCAIiEGZbdx-TRUvK9VGB3rstdfsqGAgEKg8IACoHCAowjtSUCjC30XQw_qe5AQSun, 10 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-says-he-cares-about-people-in-coal-country-so-why-halt-a-study-on-their-health/2017/09/10/f7889678-8827-11e7-961d-2f373b3977ee_story.html" target="_blank">Trump says he cares about people in coal country. So why halt a study on their health?</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Washington Post</font><p>ONE WOULD imagine that the Trump administration, which swept into power claiming to support the people who live in coal country, would prioritize federal ...</p>The Washington PostA Top DOI Official Had at Least Six Meetings With the Mining Industry. She Then Helped Cancel a Study on the Public-Health Effects of Mining. - Pacific Standardhttps://psmag.com/environment/a-top-doi-official-had-at-least-six-meetings-with-the-mining-industry-she-then-helped-cancel-a-study-on-the-public-health-effects-of-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, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://psmag.com/environment/a-top-doi-official-had-at-least-six-meetings-with-the-mining-industry-she-then-helped-cancel-a-study-on-the-public-health-effects-of-mining" target="_blank">A Top DOI Official Had at Least Six Meetings With the Mining Industry. She Then Helped Cancel a Study on the Public-Health Effects of Mining.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Pacific Standard</font><p>Records obtained by Pacific Standard reveal that a top official at the DOI had a hand in nixing a government-funded public-health study in Appalachia—after a ...</p>Pacific StandardMountaintop Removal Cuts Through Southern Forests - World Resources Institutehttps://www.wri.org/blog/2010/07/mountaintop-removal-cuts-through-southern-forestsCBMiUmh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LndyaS5vcmcvYmxvZy8yMDEwLzA3L21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtY3V0cy10aHJvdWdoLXNvdXRoZXJuLWZvcmVzdHPSAQAFri, 30 Jul 2010 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wri.org/blog/2010/07/mountaintop-removal-cuts-through-southern-forests" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal Cuts Through Southern Forests</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">World Resources Institute</font><p>New maps from SeeSouthernForests.org show the scale of forest loss from surface mining in Appalachia. Mountaintop removal has become an increasingly ...</p>World Resources InstituteBarclays ends financing of controversial mountaintop removal mining - The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/07/barclays-ends-financing-of-controversial-mountaintop-removal-miningCBMid2h0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnRoZWd1YXJkaWFuLmNvbS9lbnZpcm9ubWVudC8yMDE1L2Fwci8wNy9iYXJjbGF5cy1lbmRzLWZpbmFuY2luZy1vZi1jb250cm92ZXJzaWFsLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtbWluaW5n0gEATue, 07 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/07/barclays-ends-financing-of-controversial-mountaintop-removal-mining" target="_blank">Barclays ends financing of controversial mountaintop removal mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Guardian</font><p>Bank was biggest financier of MTR in 2013 but now expects method used to extract coal in Appalachian mountains will soon be phased out.</p>The GuardianThe Violent Remaking of Appalachia - The Atlantichttps://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/03/the-violent-remaking-of-appalachia/474603/CBMiYWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnRoZWF0bGFudGljLmNvbS90ZWNobm9sb2d5L2FyY2hpdmUvMjAxNi8wMy90aGUtdmlvbGVudC1yZW1ha2luZy1vZi1hcHBhbGFjaGlhLzQ3NDYwMy_SAXtodHRwczovL3d3dy10aGVhdGxhbnRpYy1jb20uY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy93d3cudGhlYXRsYW50aWMuY29tL2FtcC9hcnRpY2xlLzQ3NDYwMy8_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUMon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/03/the-violent-remaking-of-appalachia/474603/" target="_blank">The Violent Remaking of Appalachia</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Atlantic</font><p>When mining a century's worth of energy means ruining a landscape for millions of years.</p>The AtlanticCOAL: Stream rule dies, but ex-miners keep fighting - E&E Newshttps://www.eenews.net/stories/1060054890CBMiKWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVlbmV3cy5uZXQvc3Rvcmllcy8xMDYwMDU0ODkw0gEAMon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060054890" target="_blank">COAL: Stream rule dies, but ex-miners keep fighting</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">E&E News</font><p>First of three stories. Click here for part two and here for part three. NAOMA, W.Va. — A stroke of President Trump's pen earlier this year erased a regulation that ...</p>E&E NewsPaul Manafort is about to face another sentencing judge: Amy Berman Jackson - The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/paul-manafort-is-about-to-face-another-sentencing-judge-amy-berman-jackson/2019/03/09/ebdea46a-41cc-11e9-a0d3-1210e58a94cf_story.htmlCAIiEAdPiG9ocvTjqdxrWYGPUZ0qGAgEKg8IACoHCAowjtSUCjC30XQwzqe5AQMon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/paul-manafort-is-about-to-face-another-sentencing-judge-amy-berman-jackson/2019/03/09/ebdea46a-41cc-11e9-a0d3-1210e58a94cf_story.html" target="_blank">Paul Manafort is about to face another sentencing judge: Amy Berman Jackson</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Washington Post</font><p>The next federal judge to sentence former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has already been thrust onto the national stage during the year-long run of ...</p>The Washington PostYouth Climate Strike March 15: Support The Next Generation To Do What Yours Couldn't - CleanTechnicahttps://cleantechnica.com/2019/03/14/youth-climate-strike-march-15-support-the-next-generation-to-do-what-yours-couldnt/CBMieGh0dHBzOi8vY2xlYW50ZWNobmljYS5jb20vMjAxOS8wMy8xNC95b3V0aC1jbGltYXRlLXN0cmlrZS1tYXJjaC0xNS1zdXBwb3J0LXRoZS1uZXh0LWdlbmVyYXRpb24tdG8tZG8td2hhdC15b3Vycy1jb3VsZG50L9IBAAThu, 14 Mar 2019 20:30:58 GMT<a href="https://cleantechnica.com/2019/03/14/youth-climate-strike-march-15-support-the-next-generation-to-do-what-yours-couldnt/" target="_blank">Youth Climate Strike March 15: Support The Next Generation To Do What Yours Couldn't</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">CleanTechnica</font><p>March 14th, 2019 by Carolyn Fortuna. The October, 2018 UN IPCC Report stated succinctly that we now have just 11 years to change the trajectory of the worst ...</p>CleanTechnicaPNC Bank Will Cease Investments in Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - EcoWatchhttps://www.ecowatch.com/pnc-bank-will-cease-investments-in-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-1882015035.htmlCBMia2h0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmVjb3dhdGNoLmNvbS9wbmMtYmFuay13aWxsLWNlYXNlLWludmVzdG1lbnRzLWluLW1vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtY29hbC1taW5pbmctMTg4MjAxNTAzNS5odG1s0gG4AWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LWVjb3dhdGNoLWNvbS5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3d3dy5lY293YXRjaC5jb20vcG5jLWJhbmstd2lsbC1jZWFzZS1pbnZlc3RtZW50cy1pbi1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLWNvYWwtbWluaW5nLTE4ODIwMTUwMzUuYW1wLmh0bWw_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUTue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/pnc-bank-will-cease-investments-in-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-1882015035.html" target="_blank">PNC Bank Will Cease Investments in Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">EcoWatch</font><p>Bowing to pressure from Quaker environmentalists, PNC Bank announced yesterday that it will be restricting financing of mountaintop removal coal mining in ...</p>EcoWatchStudy Ties Mountaintop Removal Mining Dust To Increased Risk Of Lung Cancer - ThinkProgresshttps://thinkprogress.org/study-ties-mountaintop-removal-mining-dust-to-increased-risk-of-lung-cancer-6e7303ec69f7/CBMic2h0dHBzOi8vdGhpbmtwcm9ncmVzcy5vcmcvc3R1ZHktdGllcy1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1yZW1vdmFsLW1pbmluZy1kdXN0LXRvLWluY3JlYXNlZC1yaXNrLW9mLWx1bmctY2FuY2VyLTZlNzMwM2VjNjlmNy_SAcEBaHR0cHM6Ly90aGlua3Byb2dyZXNzLW9yZy5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL3RoaW5rcHJvZ3Jlc3Mub3JnL3N0dWR5LXRpZXMtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1taW5pbmctZHVzdC10by1pbmNyZWFzZWQtcmlzay1vZi1sdW5nLWNhbmNlci02ZTczMDNlYzY5ZjcvYW1wLz9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQFri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://thinkprogress.org/study-ties-mountaintop-removal-mining-dust-to-increased-risk-of-lung-cancer-6e7303ec69f7/" target="_blank">Study Ties Mountaintop Removal Mining Dust To Increased Risk Of Lung Cancer</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">ThinkProgress</font><p>Mountaintop removal mining destroys forest ecosystems and clogs streams with often toxic mining waste. And according to a new study, it also increases a ...</p>ThinkProgressNational Academy Mining Health Study Disbanded - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttps://www.wvpublic.org/post/national-academy-mining-health-study-disbandedCBMiTGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lnd2cHVibGljLm9yZy9wb3N0L25hdGlvbmFsLWFjYWRlbXktbWluaW5nLWhlYWx0aC1zdHVkeS1kaXNiYW5kZWTSAQAMon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvpublic.org/post/national-academy-mining-health-study-disbanded" target="_blank">National Academy Mining Health Study Disbanded</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font><p>A federal study that was examining the health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining -- halted last fall by the Trump Administration -- is officially.</p>West Virginia Public BroadcastingA New Tack in the War on Mining Mountains - New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/10/business/dealbook/pnc-joins-banks-not-financing-mountaintop-coal-removal.htmlCBMicGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lm55dGltZXMuY29tLzIwMTUvMDMvMTAvYnVzaW5lc3MvZGVhbGJvb2svcG5jLWpvaW5zLWJhbmtzLW5vdC1maW5hbmNpbmctbW91bnRhaW50b3AtY29hbC1yZW1vdmFsLmh0bWzSAbwBaHR0cHM6Ly93d3ctbnl0aW1lcy1jb20uY2RuLmFtcHByb2plY3Qub3JnL3Yvcy93d3cubnl0aW1lcy5jb20vMjAxNS8wMy8xMC9idXNpbmVzcy9kZWFsYm9vay9wbmMtam9pbnMtYmFua3Mtbm90LWZpbmFuY2luZy1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1jb2FsLXJlbW92YWwuYW1wLmh0bWw_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUMon, 09 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/10/business/dealbook/pnc-joins-banks-not-financing-mountaintop-coal-removal.html" target="_blank">A New Tack in the War on Mining Mountains</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">New York Times</font><p>PNC Financial joins a growing list of banks that no longer finance coal-mining companies that pursue the mountaintop removal of coal, an environmentally ...</p>New York TimesWest Virginia Mountaintop Removal: How Coal Mines Have Changed The Appalachian Way Of Life (PHOTOS) - Huffington Posthttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/10/west-virginia-mountaintop-removal-images_n_1954656.htmlCBMiYWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lmh1ZmZpbmd0b25wb3N0LmNvbS8yMDEyLzEwLzEwL3dlc3QtdmlyZ2luaWEtbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1pbWFnZXNfbl8xOTU0NjU2Lmh0bWzSAXJodHRwczovL20taHVmZnBvc3QtY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3MvbS5odWZmcG9zdC5jb20vdXMvZW50cnkvMTk1NDY1Ni9hbXA_YW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUWed, 10 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/10/west-virginia-mountaintop-removal-images_n_1954656.html" target="_blank">West Virginia Mountaintop Removal: How Coal Mines Have Changed The Appalachian Way Of Life (PHOTOS)</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Huffington Post</font><p>From Sierra Magazine's “The Cost of Coal”: When mining companies level West Virginia mountains to get at the coal beneath, whole towns disappear. W...</p>Huffington PostMountaintop removal: Groups argue its definitionC-VILLE - C-VILLE Weeklyhttps://www.c-ville.com/mountaintop-removal-groups-argue-definition/CBMiRGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmMtdmlsbGUuY29tL21vdW50YWludG9wLXJlbW92YWwtZ3JvdXBzLWFyZ3VlLWRlZmluaXRpb24v0gEAWed, 03 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.c-ville.com/mountaintop-removal-groups-argue-definition/" target="_blank">Mountaintop removal: Groups argue its definitionC-VILLE</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">C-VILLE Weekly</font><p>Drainage from a mountain named Big Ridge will affect two of the state's remaining native brook trout streams, Townsend Draft and Erwin Draft. Photo courtesy of ...</p>C-VILLE WeeklyRemembering Ben Stout: An Environmental Legacy - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttps://www.wvpublic.org/post/remembering-ben-stout-environmental-legacyCBMiSGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lnd2cHVibGljLm9yZy9wb3N0L3JlbWVtYmVyaW5nLWJlbi1zdG91dC1lbnZpcm9ubWVudGFsLWxlZ2FjedIBAAThu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.wvpublic.org/post/remembering-ben-stout-environmental-legacy" target="_blank">Remembering Ben Stout: An Environmental Legacy</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font><p>The region just lost a powerhouse of environmental science and advocacy with the death of professor Benjamin Stout. Stout's work as an educator, an expert.</p>West Virginia Public BroadcastingThink the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again - The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/28/business/banks-coal-loans.htmlCAIiEC_kPAd5Cs02s3nxjTod9yQqFwgEKg8IACoHCAowjuuKAzCWrzww9oAYMon, 28 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/28/business/banks-coal-loans.html" target="_blank">Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The New York Times</font><p>An environmental group's analysis shows the five largest United States banks have started lending to coal companies again now that they're out of bankruptcy.</p>The New York TimesAerial Photos Show The Sheer Destruction Of West Virginia’s Mountaintop Removal Mining - Business Insiderhttps://www.businessinsider.com/west-virginia-mountaintop-coal-removal-photos-2014-2CBMiVGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmJ1c2luZXNzaW5zaWRlci5jb20vd2VzdC12aXJnaW5pYS1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1jb2FsLXJlbW92YWwtcGhvdG9zLTIwMTQtMtIBpAFodHRwczovL2FtcC1idXNpbmVzc2luc2lkZXItY29tLmNkbi5hbXBwcm9qZWN0Lm9yZy92L3MvYW1wLmJ1c2luZXNzaW5zaWRlci5jb20vd2VzdC12aXJnaW5pYS1tb3VudGFpbnRvcC1jb2FsLXJlbW92YWwtcGhvdG9zLTIwMTQtMj9hbXBfanNfdj0wLjEjd2Vidmlldz0xJmNhcD1zd2lwZQWed, 12 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT<a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/west-virginia-mountaintop-coal-removal-photos-2014-2" target="_blank">Aerial Photos Show The Sheer Destruction Of West Virginia’s Mountaintop Removal Mining</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Business Insider</font><p>Robert Johnson for Business Insider There's no denying the importance of coal in America. The combustible black rock provides about 40% of the United States' ...</p>Business InsiderMountaintop Removal Mining Permits Illegal - Earth Justice (press release)https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2007/mountaintop-removal-mining-permits-illegalCBMiU2h0dHBzOi8vZWFydGhqdXN0aWNlLm9yZy9uZXdzL3ByZXNzLzIwMDcvbW91bnRhaW50b3AtcmVtb3ZhbC1taW5pbmctcGVybWl0cy1pbGxlZ2Fs0gEAMon, 26 Mar 2007 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2007/mountaintop-removal-mining-permits-illegal" target="_blank">Mountaintop Removal Mining Permits Illegal</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">Earth Justice (press release)</font><p>A federal court late last Friday ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law by issuing permits that permanently buried vital headwater streams ...</p>Earth Justice (press release)We need to move away from coal, but we cannot forget about what that means for the people who live in coal country - The Altamont Enterprisehttps://altamontenterprise.com/06212018/we-need-move-away-coal-we-cannot-forget-about-what-means-people-who-live-coal-countryCBMifWh0dHBzOi8vYWx0YW1vbnRlbnRlcnByaXNlLmNvbS8wNjIxMjAxOC93ZS1uZWVkLW1vdmUtYXdheS1jb2FsLXdlLWNhbm5vdC1mb3JnZXQtYWJvdXQtd2hhdC1tZWFucy1wZW9wbGUtd2hvLWxpdmUtY29hbC1jb3VudHJ50gHQAWh0dHBzOi8vYWx0YW1vbnRlbnRlcnByaXNlLWNvbS5jZG4uYW1wcHJvamVjdC5vcmcvdi9zL2FsdGFtb250ZW50ZXJwcmlzZS5jb20vMDYyMTIwMTgvd2UtbmVlZC1tb3ZlLWF3YXktY29hbC13ZS1jYW5ub3QtZm9yZ2V0LWFib3V0LXdoYXQtbWVhbnMtcGVvcGxlLXdoby1saXZlLWNvYWwtY291bnRyeT9hbXAmYW1wX2pzX3Y9MC4xI3dlYnZpZXc9MSZjYXA9c3dpcGUThu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT<a href="https://altamontenterprise.com/06212018/we-need-move-away-coal-we-cannot-forget-about-what-means-people-who-live-coal-country" target="_blank">We need to move away from coal, but we cannot forget about what that means for the people who live in coal country</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#6f6f6f">The Altamont Enterprise</font><p>To the Editor: For most people reading this letter, it is likely that you have never heard of Welch, West Virginia, or Gary, West Virginia. It is likely that the majority ...</p>The Altamont Enterprise