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If only it were legal for the coal industry to fill the air and water with filth, Congressman David McKinley suggests, then the problem of heroin and opioid drug addiction in West Virginia would just go away.
So far this year, legislators in the following U.S. states have introduced bills using government power to promote prayer: Arizona Illinois Iowa Kentucky Minnesota Nevada South Carolina Tennessee Texas Virginia West Virginia According to U.S. Census data for 2013 (the most recent year for which
When Nick Rahall attacks environmental protections in order to serve his friends in Big Coal, he’s got powerful Democratic Party insiders standing right behind him.
One week ago, coal sludge surged into North Carolina riverways, filling the waters with deadly toxins. Yesterday, it happened again. West Virginia, which has already suffered massive water pollution at the hands of fossil fuel energy producers, witnessed the release of 100,000 gallons of coal
Before the mountaintop removal, the mountain had been covered with an ecologically complex forest, after, it was just a hint of its former self, and covered in grass.
Jesse Johnson doesn’t have to be accountable to corporate demands because he’s not taking corporate money to support his campaign.
If you live in West Virginia, you’ll be voting for a new U.S. Senator this fall. Republican Party candidate John Raese supports mountaintop removal, the mining process that buries mountain streams in toxic debris and leaves mountains looking like barren moonscapes. Democratic Party candidate Joe
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.
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.
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.