Posts Tagged with "mountains"

A Tale of Two Swiss Banks

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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We’ve been keeping our eyes on the Swiss alps as we fight to stop the destruction of Appalachia’s beautiful mountains. The reason? International banking giants provide major finance to some of the coal companies who blow up mountains to mine coal and the biggest global funder of mountaintop removal (MTR) is the largest Swiss bank, [...]

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Sept 27th: Take Action to Save U.S. Mountains

Monday, September 27, 2010

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1 Change Your Facebook Status Thousands are marching to the White House today to save the Appalachian Mountains from being blown to bits by mountaintop removal (MTR) mining. What can we do? Tell the White House to ABOLISH MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL at http://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse 2 Change Your Profile Pics Right click on this photo, save to your [...]

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Philadelphia activists rally & risk arrest to tell the EPA no more MTR

Monday, March 1, 2010

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Philly EPA Considering 16 New Mining Permits This morning activists in Philadelphia descended upon their Regional EPA branch to put an end to Mountaintop Removal mining (MTR). Decisions made here in Philly have devastating consequences for Appalachian communities and our country as a whole. Activists prepared to enter the building and risk arrest by sitting-in [...]

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Mother Gunnoe: Mountaintop Removal Organizer Wins Goldman “Environmental Nobel” Prize

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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Last night Maria Gunnoe received a Goldman Prize for her work to end mountain top removal coal mining (MTR) – and protect her home. This is an issue that we are all a part of and Maria believes that, as energy consumers, we have a responsibility to know where our electricity is coming from. “When [...]

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