Posts Tagged with "Powder River Basin"

Coal Exports Action Moves To Stop Preventable Environmental Catastrophe

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Coal Exports Action Moves To Stop Preventable Environmental Catastrophe

It is obvious Big Coal is on the ropes. This week, both Arch Coal and Alpha Natural Resources posted losses. St. Louis based Patriot Coal, mainly operating in Appalachia, filed for bankruptcy. In Appalachia and the interior West, front groups like the Friends of Coal stirred up miners and their families with so much hate [...]

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Bank Of America Chair Supports Sustainable Energy For Some at Rio+20

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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Bank Of America Chair Supports Sustainable Energy For Some at Rio+20

As governmental negotiations are faltering at the “Rio Plus 20” talks in Brazil, the Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SE4All) announced major commitments to sustainable energy from a wide variety of stakeholders, including developing nation governments, corporations and the rock band Linkin Park. Co-Chaired by Bank of America Chairman Chad Holliday, SE4All announced that Ghana [...]

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Big Coal Scores on Wyoming’s Public Lands

Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Big Coal Scores on Wyoming’s Public Lands

“Then the coal company came with the world’s largest shovel, And they tortured the timber and stripped all the land. Well, they dug for their coal till the land was forsaken, Then they wrote it all down as the progress of man.” —John Prine Paging Tim DeChristopher. Tuesday the Department of the Interior announced that [...]

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