Posts Tagged with "surface mining"

Alberta Legislature Gets Eyeful On Tar Sands

Thursday, October 7, 2010


Today I joined allies from Sierra Club Prairie and Greenpeace to transform the steps of the Provincial legislature in an attempt to give Albertans an idea of the amount of tailings, French tar sands giant Total, will create in Alberta if Total’s new mine site is approved. We woke up bright and early to set-up [...]

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Appalachia Rising: Mobilize to End Mountaintop Removal

Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Today, a coalition of coalfield residents and organizations held a press conference in Charleston, WV announcing a mass mobilization, called “Appalachia Rising” in Washington D.C. to “mobilize to end mountaintop removal.” Below is their vision statement. Appalachia Rising: Mobilize to End Mountaintop Removal! September 25 – 27, 2010, Washington DC Appalachia Rising is a mass [...]

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