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Coal Debate Is Not About The Will of God

Public policy on coal mining is not a religious affair, and it must not be settled through a battle of faiths. I support people who protest mountaintop coal mining, but only when the motivation and the methods of their protest are based on reason and fact. [...]

Verizon Anti-Mountain Rally For Coal Fizzles

Verizon doesn’t seem to have gained very much by supporting the few pro-coal die hards who showed up this weekend, while angering the much larger number of people who have respect for America’s lands and waters. [...]

Why Does Verizon Support Destruction of the Appalachians?

Verizon is sponsoring a ally is being organized by coal industry corporations in order to promote the literal destruction of the Appalachians – blowing up Appalachian mountains one at a time in search for coal, and burying mountain streams with the rubble. [...]

Climate Protest Arrests in US and UK

Police had imprisoned 114 protesters without charging them with any crime, merely for showing up at a demonstration outside the Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station. [...]

5 Million US Homes Already Powered By The Wind

A feasibility study found that a wind farm on the top of the mountain that’s proposed for destruction could bring electricity to 150,000 homes in perpetuity. Wind power is a reality. It’s clean coal that doesn’t exist. [...]

Protest Against Coal in West Virginia Today

A wind farm on top of that mountain could produce electricity for more than a billion years. The coal obtained by pulling that mountain down, on the other hand, will only produce electricity once. [...]