Posts Tagged with "WV"

Could West Virginia Ban Coal Sludge Injection?

Wednesday, January 12, 2011


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


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


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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