Posts Tagged with "judy bonds"

Tree-Sit Stops Mountaintop Removal Blasting on Coal River

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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Tree-Sit Stops Mountaintop Removal Blasting on Coal River

I love the smell of direct action in the morning. Last week, I was part of Earth First! and Northern Rockies Rising Tide taking over the governor of Montana’s offices in protest of tar sands development, and this morning, the RAMPS Campaign put a couple of tree-sitters up on Coal River Mountain to stop mountaintop [...]

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Judy Bonds, Presente

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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Judy Bonds, Presente

“Fight Harder” -Judy Bonds We’re mourning the passing of our friend Julia “Judy” Bonds. She was a mother, a grandmother, a coal miner’s daughter, a national leader in the mountaintop removal abolition movement, a director of Coal River Mountain Watch, and a community organizer. She’d been diagnosed with a very serious case of cancer back [...]

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Appalachian Journey: A Supporter’s Perspective, by Sue Thompson

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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I recently went on a trip with two awesome people from Rainforest Action Network, Branden Barber and Debra Erenberg, to visit Appalachia country in West Virginia.  The purpose of the trip was to see first hand what’s happening with mountaintop removal (MTR) due to the affects of coal strip mining.  Its one thing to read [...]

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