Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Ends On March 16

By Jeff Biggers, www.ecowatch.com -

Fourteen months after the world watched in astonishment as poorly regulated coal-washing chemicals contaminated the Elk River in West Virginia, coal country residents and supporters are gearing [...]

“Stop In The Name Of Love” As PNC Locks Down Regional HQs

By EQAT, www.eqat.org -

On Monday, February 9, Earth Quaker Action Team demonstrated their love of the mountains and the earth with a Valentine’s Day themed protest at PNC Regional Headquarters, 1600 Market St, [...]

Week Of Actions For Climate Justice In Appalachia

By Dana Kuhnline, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

While much of the national climate movement has focused on gearing up towards the People’s Climate March in New York City later this month, frontline communities in Appalachia have been working [...]

WVA Implores Health Secretary To Stop Mountaintop Removal

By Jeff Biggers, www.ecowatch.com -

Here’s a reality check: Since President Obama took office in 2009, not a single top level official from the White House, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Council on Environmental Quality, [...]

UBS Backs Away From Mountaintop Removal

By Ricki Draper, www.handsoffappalachia.com -

UBS, the world's third top funder of mountaintop removal in 2011, has taken steps demonstrating its commitment to significantly reduce financing of the mining practice. Last month, the bank [...]

Stop Mountaintop Removal: Activists Blockade Headquarters

By Staff, www.rampscampaign.org -

Three activists with Mountain Justice and Radical Action for Mountains and People’s Survival (RAMPS) are currently stopping business as usual at Alpha Natural Resources headquarters in Bristol, [...]

Rising Tide’s Continental Gathering, August 22-24

By Rising Tide North America, www.rtna.live2.radicaldesigns.org -

Save the Date! Rising Tide North America Announces Our Continental Gathering! August 22-24 near Whitesburg, Kentucky Join us for the 2nd annual Rising Tide North America Continental [...]

Day 3 Of The Climate Ground Zero Coal Dust Vigil

By Staff, www.climategroundzero.org -

It’s dark, it’s cold, it’s snowy. Climate Ground Zero Director Mike Roselle leans down to place a jar of blasting dust at the base of the Liberty Bell replica on the steps to the capitol of West [...]

Mountaintop Removal Protests Against UBS Bank

By Staff, www.handsoffappalachia.com/ -

Amazing campaign against UBS Stamford based bank that is financing mountaintop removal in Appalachia. The people taking action to stop UBS need your support as 14 were arrested on Monday and are [...]