Posts Tagged with "WV"

Could West Virginia Ban Coal Sludge Injection?

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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Could West Virginia Ban Coal Sludge Injection?

Some good news this week from West Virginia: Our friends at the Sludge Safety Project report that, after years of work, communities are one step closer to achieving a statewide ban on toxic coal slurry injections! A critical subcommittee has recommended that the West Virginia legislature pass a bill that would make permanent the existing [...]

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A Safer New School for the Children of Marsh Fork Elementary

Saturday, May 1, 2010

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So happy to get some good news from the Coal River Valley this week. Marsh Fork Elementary School, will be moved to a safer location. West Virginia Governor Manchin held a press conference on Friday to announce that funding has been secured for the move. This announcement follows a six year campaign to get the [...]

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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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