Posts Tagged with "twilight"

Cultural Genocide in Appalachia: A Meeting with Maria Gunnoe

Monday, September 28, 2009

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I first met Maria Gunnoe a couple of years ago when we had the great fortune to honor her at REVEL with a World Rainforest Award for her courageous and critical work in West Virginia’s Appalachian mountains. I was impressed by her courage and her spirit – and just how engaging and approachable she is. [...]

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Ground Zero is No Joke – impressions from Appalachia’s struggle against King Coal

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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Finding your way to Climate Ground Zero is easy if you know where you’re going.  Well, even then I’ve learned that Google will lead me astray from time to time. But in terms of what CGZ is, well, I thought I knew. I didn’t have a clue. Well, maybe that’s unfair. I knew what was [...]

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Video: Mountain Action team shuts down and climbs 20 story dragline

Saturday, June 20, 2009

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Here’s a video of yesterday’s action in Twilight, WV that shut down a 20 story dragline. Watch the video here 14 were arrested after entering onto a mine site. Seven stopped the machine from operating, 2 documented the event and 4 scaled the machine to hang a banner that said “Stop Mountaintop Removal”

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