Coal Industry In Collapse, Mountains Not Coming Back

By Laura Gottesdiener, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Laura Gottesdiener in Tom Dispatch - In Appalachia, explosions have leveled the mountain tops into perfect race tracks for Ryan Hensley’s all-terrain vehicle (ATV). At least, that’s how the [...]

200,000 People Demand Congress Puts End To Mountaintop Removal

By Jeff Biggers, www.ecowatch.com -

By Jeff Biggers in Ecowatch - Signaling a watershed shift in recognizing the national health crisis from cancer-linked strip mining in central Appalachia, more than 200,000 people have signed [...]

Quakers Force PNC Bank To Stop Investing In Mountaintop Removal

By Green PNC, www.eqat.org -

Bowing to pressure from Quaker environmentalists, today PNC Bank announced that it will be restricting financing of mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. The shift outlined in its 2015 [...]