Posts Tagged with "Ohio"

It’s Smucker’s Turn to Feel the Pressure

Monday, September 23, 2013

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It’s Smucker’s Turn to Feel the Pressure

The Snack Food 20 are really feeling the pressure! You all have sent almost 20,000 messages to the Snack Food 20 demanding that they cut “Conflict Palm Oil” tied to rainforest destruction, orangutan extinction, and human rights violations from their products. We are well on the way to reaching our goal of getting 60,600 people [...]

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Murray Energy Coal Pollutes Southern Ohio’s Waterways

Sunday, October 3, 2010

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Thanks to Mary Ellen for alerting me to this story in Southern Ohio. A coal slurry spill from Murray Energy’s American Century Mine is threatening Belmont County Creek. This is the fourth coal slurry spill into the creek in recent years – and yet Murray Energy wants to put another impoundment right on the creek. [...]

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The New Battle of Blair Mountain

Monday, June 28, 2010

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Massey doesn’t give a shit. Every day, their mountaintop removal mining operations destroy a little more of our natural heritage. It depopulates communities. It poisons the ground water. Their underground operations received international attention after Massey’s constant shirking of federal regulations led to the deaths of 29 miners in the Upper Big Branch mine in [...]

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