Posts Tagged with "Disasters"

A Bad Year for Dirty Energy

Monday, April 4, 2011

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A Bad Year for Dirty Energy

April 5th is the one-year anniversary of the disaster at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine, in which 29 coal miners lost their lives needlessly thanks to Massey’s disregard for worker safety in its reckless pursuit of profits. It was also something of a kickoff for what would turn out to be a really bad [...]

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Daryl Hannah: Why I Was Arrested in Coal River, West Virginia

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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(Posted by Branden for Daryl who joined RAN’s Michael Brune and others to protest MTR in West Virginia last week.) Why would I fly across the country on my own dime knowing I would most likely end up in jail in one of the poorest parts of America? Well, have you ever heard of MTR? [...]

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