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How Do Coal Mining Safety Regulations Kill Jobs?

Is it really worth sacrificing those jobs, just so the people of Appalachia can be healthy and have clean water and land, and safe workplaces? [...]

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. [...]

ReMerckable Use of Child Labor In India

Think first about whether you really need that item, and then consider whether you’re willing to support the use of children in hard labor just in order to save a dollar or two. [...]

House Democrats Let Coal Mining Pollution Law Fester

Apparently, the towns who drink water polluted by mountaintop coal removal mining haven’t been able to funnel enough money into congressional campaigns to get a House committee that will address their needs. [...]

Mining Spews Mercury On America

Release of mercury and other toxic heavy metals, such as lead, increased from 2006 to 2007. The increase of lead was, as with mercury, due to mining. [...]

Grassroots Ozark and Local Paper Break News on Uranium Mining Plan in Aquifers for 4 States

When the private-schooled, hothouse-cultivated journalistic son of a journalistic legend participates in declaring The Death Of Journalism this week because some newspapers and radio networks are laying off staff, I can’t join in. The currently dominating institutions of journalism grew from small enterprises run by whomever could get access to a printing press. The most [...]

Creationist Bait

There was no Intelligent Design necessary to get these worms to evolve the capability of eating soil that contains high levels of heavy metals. Natural selection did the trick [...]