Posts Tagged with "King Coal"

King Coal Ups The Ante In Oregon

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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King Coal Ups The Ante In Oregon

The reports of King Coal’s demise appear to be exaggerated. At least for now. After a year of fighting for coal export terminals proposals in Washington, coal companies are moving south into Oregon. Last week, it was announced that port officials at the Port of St. Helen’s, OR approved proposals to allow coal export terminals [...]

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EPA Issues Historic Veto on Arch Coal’s Spruce Mine

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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EPA Issues Historic Veto on Arch Coal’s Spruce Mine

Excellent news this morning from Washington DC! Today, the EPA announced that they are vetoing the Clean Water Act permit for Arch Coal’s Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County, West Virginia. This is a historic victory for the movement to end mountaintop removal mining. It’s the first time that the EPA has issued a [...]

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The True Cost of Coal

Monday, July 5, 2010

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My friend and mentor David Solnit often talks about “a movement of movements.” He describes them as a convergence space where we experiment with and test our resistance to power. In this convergence space, we’ve created “healthy biodiversity of an ecosystem of resistance.” Through my travels in the movement of movements, this ecosystem has been [...]

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Kennedy vs. Blankenship Debate And Tweetcast

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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This Thursday evening, deep in the heart of West Virginia, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will be going head-to-head with the fourth largest coal producer in the US- CEO of Massey Energy, Don Blankenship. These two opposing forces will square off on the controversial topic of mountaintop removal coal mining at the Forum on the Future [...]

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