Posts Tagged with "Arch Coal"

Tell Banks to Stop Financing the Destruction of Blair Mountain

Friday, December 14, 2012

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Tell Banks to Stop Financing the Destruction of Blair Mountain

A Guest Blog by Brandon Nida, Organizer—Blair Mountain Heritage Alliance Many people have not heard of the Battle of Blair Mountain, let alone a place called Adkins Fork in Logan County, West Virginia. But in 1921, the Adkins Fork area was the scene of an intense battle between miners attempting to organize and a private army [...]

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Arch Coal Applies For Permit To Mine Otter Creek As Coal Export Action Continues

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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Arch Coal Applies For Permit To Mine Otter Creek As Coal Export Action Continues

via coalexportaction.org Last night the story broke that Arch Coal has officially applied for its permits to strip mine Otter Creek in southeast Montana. The Otter Creek Mine would turn the area into a massive coal mining operation with new roads, rail lines and polluted waterways, should Arch be granted the permits. Some details about [...]

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Top 10 Dirty Corporate Tax Dodgers of 2011

Monday, April 9, 2012

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Top 10 Dirty Corporate Tax Dodgers of 2011

Two weeks ago it was announced that the U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the world sparking furious debate from Fox News types concerned about corporate well being. At RAN, we decided to dig a little deeper to see whether the corporate tax rate really is unfairly penalizing multi billion dollar corporations. Our [...]

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DC Judge Restricts The EPA’s Ability To Protect Our Water and Ecosystems

Friday, March 23, 2012

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DC Judge Restricts The EPA’s Ability To Protect Our Water and Ecosystems

I’m outraged by today’s news from DC. Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has ruled that the EPA exceeded its authority in revoking permits for what could now become West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal (MTR) mine. Back in January 2011, the EPA vetoed Arch Coal’s permit to mine at the Spruce site,  as it would cause [...]

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Coal Company Seeks Approval For Export Facility On Columbia River

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Coal Company Seeks Approval For Export Facility On Columbia River

King Coal doesn’t give in so easy. Millennium Bulk Logistics, a subsidiary of Ambre Energy, announced today that it has re-filed paperwork seeking approval from Cowlitz County, WA to build a $600 million coal export terminal in Longview, WA. St. Louis-based Arch Coal, the second largest coal company in the United States, owns a 38 [...]

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Bank Of America Smack Dab In The Middle Of Coal Exports Controversy

Monday, September 19, 2011

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Bank Of America Smack Dab In The Middle Of Coal Exports Controversy

Last week, Rainforest Action Network’s guerrilla projections team rolled around Seattle raising the profile of coal exports in the Pacific Northwest. Coal companies like Peabody Energy and Arch Coal are lobbying hard to build coal export terminals in Bellingham, WA and Longview, WA. And there are rumors that more such proposals will be popping up [...]

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Activists Shine A Light On Washington Coal Ports

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Activists Shine A Light On Washington Coal Ports

Holy Coal Hard Truth, Batman! This week, I’ve been riding around the streets of Seattle with a guerrilla projection team. We’ve been shining a massive Bat Signal-like light on iconic locations around town to get our message about coal exports out to Seattle’s citizens. For almost a year now, one of the biggest environmental stories [...]

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Bank Of America, The Bank Of Coal

Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Bank Of America, The Bank Of Coal

Bank of America is the biggest bank in the United States and the sixth largest in the world. With over $2 trillion in assets, branches is 43 states, nearly 300,000 employees, and expanding operations in Asia, Europe the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Canada, the scale and reach of Bank of America’s business is [...]

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Coal Export Madness Spreading to Oregon

Friday, June 17, 2011

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Coal Export Madness Spreading to Oregon

Coal companies are bound and determined to get that dirty black rock out of the Powder River Basin and send it over to Asian markets to line their pockets. While the EPA is pressing for stricter regulations on coal plants and the anti-coal movement stops new coal-fired power plants from being built and existing coal [...]

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Corporate Tax Dodgers: The Dirtiest Dozen

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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Corporate Tax Dodgers: The Dirtiest Dozen

Co-authored by Matt Leonard Billionaire real estate investor and legendary tax evader Leona Helmsley famously said: “Only the little people pay taxes.” It turns out Helmsley was all too right. Last month’s discovery that GE paid zero in taxes in 2010 has exploded across the news. But GE is not alone. Rainforest Action Network reviewed [...]

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