Mountaintop Mining

Coal Community Residents Again Ask Congress For Health Study Of Mountaintop Removal

Residents of Appalachian coal communities told a Congressional subcommittee Tuesday that the controversial mining practice known as mountaintop removal…

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Enviro Lawsuit Aims To Stop Operations at Raleigh County Surface Mine

A coalition of environmental groups are suing to stop a mountaintop removal coal mining operation in Raleigh County. In the lawsuit filed Friday, Coal…

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Court Hears Arguments in West Virginia Stream Cleanup Case

A federal appeals court was urged Tuesday to overturn a ruling by a judge who found that the state of West Virginia has abandoned its responsibility to…

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Mountains Of Evidence: Questions About Coal’s Most Controversial Practice May Finally Be Answered

The prestigious National Academy of Sciences recently announced a comprehensive study on the health effects of the controversial coal mining practice…

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