Posts Tagged with "KY"

Kentucky Rising! Twenty Occupy Gov’s Office in Kentucky Coal Mining Fight

Friday, February 11, 2011

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Kentucky Rising! Twenty Occupy Gov’s Office in Kentucky Coal Mining Fight

**UPDATE: 14 Kentuckians to remain occupying Gov’s office over the weekend in anticipation of I Love Mountains day on Monday. Watch Live Streaming Here. Sit-In at Ky. Governor’s Office Demanding an End to Mountaintop Removal. Participants include acclaimed author Wendell Berry, retired coal miner Stanley Sturgill, activists Teri Blanton, Bev May and Mickey McCoy. Pictures [...]

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EPA Visits Mountain(top Removal) In Kentucky

Friday, August 20, 2010

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On Tuesday I went to the town of Hazard in Perry County,  Kentucky. It’s a surreal-looking place, if you get up out of the valley onto any viewpoint the panorama that should be rolling hills stretching into the horizon, is missing something. The hill tops have disappeared.  It’s as if the landscape is a jigsaw [...]

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