Nearly 60% of Americans Oppose Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

August 12, 2011 by  
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photo: iLoveMountains.org / CC BY Mountaintop removal coal mining . Scientists studying the environmental effects of it say no remediation is ever enough to offset the damage is causes both around the mine and downstream. There have been high-profile protests over it where both celebrities a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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EPA Regulator Recommends Against Spruce Mountaintop Removal Project

October 16, 2010 by  
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photo via RAN Environmental groups and community members have been warning about Arch Coal’s proposed Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County, West Virginia, saying that the mine, among the nation’s largest proposed mountaintop removal site, would devastate the area around it. Apparently, the EPA is listening, and yesterday it made an announcement that a federal regulator recommended weeks ago to revoke the mine’s permit…

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Satellite Photos Reveal How Mountaintop Removal Is Scarring Appalachia

April 9, 2010 by  
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Hobet Mine of West Virginia in 1984 (Photos: NASA) From high-profile protests to rowdy political debates , coal-mining by the way of mountaintop removal is a hotly-contended issue.

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EPA Data Shows Streams Near Mountaintop Removal Coal Mines Toxic (Duh)

March 17, 2010 by  
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photo: Jake McClendon via flickr. In what really seems like stating the obvious, or at least stating what has been said many times before, the Environmental Protection Agency has found that water quality downstream from mountaintop coal mining operations in West Virginia and Kentucky is highly toxic. The Charleston Gazette reports…

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Ready to Get Pissed Off at Mountaintop Removal Mining? Watch This. (Video)

February 12, 2010 by  
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These mountains used to have tops.

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Scientists Say Mountaintop Removal Mining Should Be Banned – No Remediation Ever Enough

January 7, 2010 by  
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photo: Quinn Dombrowski via flickr. The EPA may think that approving new mountaintop removal coal mines can be done, provided sufficient remediation steps are taken, but a new article in Science magazine by twelve scientists from institutions from across the United States disagrees.

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