NFE/1.0"mountaintop removal" OR "mountain top removal" - Google Newshttp://news.google.com/news?hl=en&pz=1&ned=us&q=%5Cx22mountaintop+removal%5Cx22+OR+%5Cx22mountain+top+removal%5Cx22en-USnews-feedback@google.com&copy;2017 GoogleSun, 26 Mar 2017 23:34:53 GMTSun, 26 Mar 2017 23:34:53 GMT"mountaintop removal" OR "mountain top removal" - Google Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gifhttp://news.google.com/news?hl=en&pz=1&ned=us&q=%5Cx22mountaintop+removal%5Cx22+OR+%5Cx22mountain+top+removal%5Cx22Kevin Meyers: Killing mountaintop removal rule won't create jobs or lower bills - Madison.comhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFbHz_Zg_yMqwSEJ6JUsvimT7FA2A&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779409121013&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://host.madison.com/ct/opinion/mailbag/kevin-meyers-killing-mountaintop-removal-rule-won-t-create-jobs/article_09ef0e89-a0cb-53be-b06d-51af0d4e7267.htmltag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://host.madison.com/ct/opinion/mailbag/kevin-meyers-killing-mountaintop-removal-rule-won-t-create-jobs/article_09ef0e89-a0cb-53be-b06d-51af0d4e7267.htmlSun, 05 Mar 2017 17:03:52 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFbHz_Zg_yMqwSEJ6JUsvimT7FA2A&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779409121013&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://host.madison.com/ct/opinion/mailbag/kevin-meyers-killing-mountaintop-removal-rule-won-t-create-jobs/article_09ef0e89-a0cb-53be-b06d-51af0d4e7267.html"><b>Kevin Meyers: Killing <b>mountaintop removal</b> rule won&#39;t create jobs or lower bills</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Madison.com</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Dear Editor: President Trump recently signed a resolution axing a rule that would have safeguarded streams from <b>mountaintop removal</b> mining. <b>Mountaintop removal</b> is a mining technique that, predictably, involves removing the tops of mountains to access&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=d10q48VfPJGgcnM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Mountaintop Removal Never Ended: Coal River Mountaineers Fight On - Huffington Posthttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGqBv_WyLC9DH61W-L8I8G4dG9AmA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/mountaintop-removal-never_b_12518296.htmltag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/mountaintop-removal-never_b_12518296.htmlMon, 17 Oct 2016 04:55:29 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGqBv_WyLC9DH61W-L8I8G4dG9AmA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/mountaintop-removal-never_b_12518296.html"><b><b>Mountaintop Removal</b> Never Ended: Coal River Mountaineers Fight On</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Huffington Post</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Standing in solidarity with the water protectors on the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, Coal River Mountain residents already fending off seven square miles of devastating <b>mountaintop removal</b> mining permits are planning a protest on Monday at the <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dLnr6X52sPgR3DM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Groups, citizens rally for WV public lands - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHzcj90Wh9VfI-DEcv_oZDaLuLtTA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170318/groups-citizens-rally-for-wv-public-landstag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170318/groups-citizens-rally-for-wv-public-landsSat, 18 Mar 2017 22:03:13 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNHzcj90Wh9VfI-DEcv_oZDaLuLtTA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170318/groups-citizens-rally-for-wv-public-lands"><img src="//t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQX8gyj2F0i-8Sh6BnbfDgArMfG9Ai7uuRtBEb37-uFfXAxmTcdbHwa-KHf2ZBJvvNMtlFURw9J" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNHzcj90Wh9VfI-DEcv_oZDaLuLtTA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170318/groups-citizens-rally-for-wv-public-lands"><b>Groups, citizens rally for WV public lands</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Delegate Mike Pushkin, D-Kanawha, spoke of the importance of public areas like Kanawha State Forest and the “victory” last year to halt a <b>mountaintop removal</b> site near the forest. “No one&#39;s against anybody making a buck,” Pushkin said. “Nobody&#39;s <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dhwCi6N4yOtjBgM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> US court upholds mountaintop removal pollution ruling - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNF_PeNKmTCGwEx-4xMxVQTEfgixvA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779333825066&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news-cops-and-courts/20170104/us-court-upholds-mountaintop-removal-pollution-rulingtag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news-cops-and-courts/20170104/us-court-upholds-mountaintop-removal-pollution-rulingWed, 04 Jan 2017 19:36:32 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNF_PeNKmTCGwEx-4xMxVQTEfgixvA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779333825066&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news-cops-and-courts/20170104/us-court-upholds-mountaintop-removal-pollution-ruling"><img src="//t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSV2bWRJY5pAHMYkBpmhD7lr1AI0MAUhT8ScvY7Q6oppob-lISkqIyPTPsvy9YueVwPri1b4DSa" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNF_PeNKmTCGwEx-4xMxVQTEfgixvA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779333825066&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news-cops-and-courts/20170104/us-court-upholds-mountaintop-removal-pollution-ruling"><b>US court upholds <b>mountaintop removal</b> pollution ruling</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">A federal judge in West Virginia was correct in ruling that coal operators in the state must comply with water quality standards that limit the legal pollution allowed in streams, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=di8ZuGx0Mw6o7-M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Watch 30 Years of Mountaintop Removal Spread Across Appalachia - West Virginia Public Broadcastinghttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFl-tVWQFTmPC85Vm9j9sclEjv92A&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://wvpublic.org/post/watch-30-years-mountaintop-removal-spread-across-appalachiatag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://wvpublic.org/post/watch-30-years-mountaintop-removal-spread-across-appalachiaThu, 05 Jan 2017 15:55:51 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFl-tVWQFTmPC85Vm9j9sclEjv92A&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://wvpublic.org/post/watch-30-years-mountaintop-removal-spread-across-appalachia"><img src="//t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTaHAR79v99q8gJIw9APdvF5kZhfwAUOLPnmbPBSfJ6_5qlrVCfLFYJfEP_aXbd45_ibiWMUKG4" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFl-tVWQFTmPC85Vm9j9sclEjv92A&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://wvpublic.org/post/watch-30-years-mountaintop-removal-spread-across-appalachia"><b>Watch 30 Years of <b>Mountaintop Removal</b> Spread Across Appalachia</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">West Virginia Public Broadcasting</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The recent downturn in coal mining has slowed its spread, but <b>mountaintop removal</b> mining has already reached across the coalfields over the past 30 years. Using a Google app called Timelapse, you can observe the changes in the central Appalachian&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dx6ffRSro1DbmvM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> The GOP Congress killed Obama's Stream Protection Rule. Now what? - WBFOhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEmDu148oGjVijQL-Xp8oLyICOmfw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779411986200&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://news.wbfo.org/post/gop-congress-killed-obamas-stream-protection-rule-now-whattag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://news.wbfo.org/post/gop-congress-killed-obamas-stream-protection-rule-now-whatTue, 07 Mar 2017 17:31:17 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNEmDu148oGjVijQL-Xp8oLyICOmfw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779411986200&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://news.wbfo.org/post/gop-congress-killed-obamas-stream-protection-rule-now-what"><img src="//t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT5c0YShy2NJ287GnZoEB56SZOynJGa0Gf7HjDr9rZ4-u-AZOU7y0yiBOTIrYYAO9Mc_0yc3aLR" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">WBFO</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNEmDu148oGjVijQL-Xp8oLyICOmfw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779411986200&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://news.wbfo.org/post/gop-congress-killed-obamas-stream-protection-rule-now-what"><b>The GOP Congress killed Obama&#39;s Stream Protection Rule. Now what?</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">WBFO</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The rule was originally designed to address problems with <b>mountaintop removal</b>, a type of mining common in Central Appalachia that has buried over 1,200 miles of rivers and streams. In one of its final environmental moves, the Obama administration&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dZEBzYZ8JB5OPOM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> National Academy of Sciences to study mountaintop removal health effects - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGgkzXpi8tuPVJgJu1iIuGIWZROKw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779172988526&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20160803/national-academy-of-sciences-to-study-mountaintop-removal-health-effectstag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20160803/national-academy-of-sciences-to-study-mountaintop-removal-health-effectsWed, 03 Aug 2016 21:53:58 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGgkzXpi8tuPVJgJu1iIuGIWZROKw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779172988526&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20160803/national-academy-of-sciences-to-study-mountaintop-removal-health-effects"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTYxQEfEgHrVSCisqeML9hmM6GglOCt9Ogg3vCZXCq-hqtWW6p8i6F77y0Ycze_a7jzsm-MoeQ3" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGgkzXpi8tuPVJgJu1iIuGIWZROKw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779172988526&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20160803/national-academy-of-sciences-to-study-mountaintop-removal-health-effects"><b>National Academy of Sciences to study <b>mountaintop removal</b> health effects</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">An expert team being appointed by the National Academy of Sciences will examine a “growing amount of academic research” that suggests “possible correlations” between increased public health risks for Appalachian residents and living near <b>mountaintop</b>&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFpnoSrdMN80TNDRmuaUk_5rKcpjw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779172988526&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://wvpublic.org/post/negative-health-outcomes-linked-mountaintop-removal">Negative Health Outcomes Linked to <b>Mountaintop Removal</b></a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>West Virginia Public Broadcasting</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNE_3H1Z4ZYmlpS8VCamMli7zI0NEQ&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779172988526&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.courier-journal.com/story/tech/science/watchdog-earth/2016/08/04/feds-review-surface-mining-health-risks/88064550/">Feds to review surface mining health risks</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>The Courier-Journal</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFK4NZgr2BF6XXJKPdiC4nFI_C21Q&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779172988526&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/coal-mining-declines-community-mental-health-problems-linge/">As coal mining declines, community mental health problems linger</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>Australian Mining</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNE98RvrsRKNfsmuq73Gs7BSgTusKA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779172988526&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article93600657.html"><nobr>Lexington Herald Leader</nobr></a></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dShDXwKiHdSFA9MM9Q-mH4XtS3G9M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>all 21 news articles&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> New WV Senate bill leaves mine safety enforcement, targets water standards - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHPL2Bed4fiWtqkOz4829YggZ_21g&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779434956070&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170323/new-wv-senate-bill-leaves-mine-safety-enforcement-targets-water-standardstag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170323/new-wv-senate-bill-leaves-mine-safety-enforcement-targets-water-standardsThu, 23 Mar 2017 23:21:08 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNHPL2Bed4fiWtqkOz4829YggZ_21g&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779434956070&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170323/new-wv-senate-bill-leaves-mine-safety-enforcement-targets-water-standards"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ7XshQGtWeYCyT-E7BjNyuoM5xr6AkdFUY-80Bh_9tZ7K0BbqgSt-lsuTR-XiySDf0HkURCdRQ" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNHPL2Bed4fiWtqkOz4829YggZ_21g&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779434956070&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/20170323/new-wv-senate-bill-leaves-mine-safety-enforcement-targets-water-standards"><b>New WV Senate bill leaves mine safety enforcement, targets water standards</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The bill does away with additional scrutiny before bonds are released for reclamation at <b>mountaintop removal</b> mines with variances allowing them to ignore the general requirement that mines be reclaimed to their “approximate original contour,” or AOC.</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dVbc9XPUt_3ViMM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Letter: Mountaintop removal harms environment - Knoxville News Sentinelhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGazVYB7CehlhSa7HdTUbjgzX8EFw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=http://www.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/02/11/letter-mountaintop-removal-harms-environment/97715496/tag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=http://www.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/02/11/letter-mountaintop-removal-harms-environment/97715496/Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:04:51 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGazVYB7CehlhSa7HdTUbjgzX8EFw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/02/11/letter-mountaintop-removal-harms-environment/97715496/"><img src="//t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQcHdG05ucSl-u8wPxkuEsTxzBSSQGG-ulChnMt469zfcrFYHqoqV7qEYY3tuXm_deEsQXyIqOK" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Knoxville News Sentinel</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGazVYB7CehlhSa7HdTUbjgzX8EFw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=http://www.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/02/11/letter-mountaintop-removal-harms-environment/97715496/"><b>Letter: <b>Mountaintop removal</b> harms environment</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Knoxville News Sentinel</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">One of the last actions of President George W. Bush&#39;s administration was to authorize a method of mining coal called <b>mountaintop removal</b>. This was part of his relaxing of environmental standards. What the <b>mountaintop removal</b> process does is allow <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dGvvXL69AUQszHM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Sustainability Report: Why Do We Tolerate Toxic Water? - Paste Magazinehttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGOnggx3nMJdGChYRBiZzGcZqr6sA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&url=https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/toxic-water-and-you.htmltag:news.google.com,2005:cluster=https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/toxic-water-and-you.htmlFri, 10 Mar 2017 15:05:51 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGOnggx3nMJdGChYRBiZzGcZqr6sA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/toxic-water-and-you.html"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSkiL52Fjao-IpWnW-qDkVRhyHgwn2_uvPd7kv2kXT2w_hCzuXvnfPHinXw0-lZbaeE0509hxQC" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Paste Magazine</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGOnggx3nMJdGChYRBiZzGcZqr6sA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=HVDYWNLhK4iLqQK9vbuADw&amp;url=https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/toxic-water-and-you.html"><b>Sustainability Report: Why Do We Tolerate Toxic Water?</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Paste Magazine</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The water downstream of <b>mountaintop removal</b> mines has significantly higher levels of sulfate and selenium, and increases in electrical conductivity, a measure of heavy metals, according to Appalachian Voices. The group explains thatchanges in water&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=d84uBe4y2uRlH3M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table>Google News