March 28, 2013, 10:11 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
After months of careful consideration, actress says her 'responsibilities and energy' need to be focused on family.
April 21, 2012, 10:03 a.m. by Catie Leary
The historic Appalachian coal mining town of Lynch, Ky, is just a few dozen miles away from two mountaintop removal operations.
May 31, 2011, 9:57 a.m.
Video: Environmentalist Robert Kennedy Jr. and activists are fighting to save West Virginia's Coal River Mountain from major coal corporations that practice mountain top removal. A new documentary, 'The Last Mountain,' documents the struggle.
May 13, 2011, 3:40 p.m.
Video: Coal helped create communities throughout Boone County, West Virginia, years ago but now mountaintop removal mining may be demolishing more than just mountains throughout the region.
December 14, 2010, 11:52 a.m.
Video: Rolling Stone's Jeff Goodell joins 'Morning Joe' to discuss former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship and examining his role in the worst mining disaster in 40 years.
July 10, 2010, 6:18 a.m. by OnEarth Magazine
Ashley Judd wants you to take a stand against a destructive coal mining practice that is transforming the Appalachians.
June 28, 2010, 5:25 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Robert Byrd's death will create a void that may directly affect environmental policy.
January 20, 2010, 4:32 p.m.
Video: Margaret Palmer, professor of biology at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies, believes there's a better way to mine for coal than blowing the tops off mountains.
August 7, 2009, 4:55 p.m.
While activists against mountaintop removal grow, miners of the region defend their practices as a way of life.
July 28, 2009, 4:50 p.m. by Stephanie Rogers
Federal law requires mining companies to restore strip mines to their original condition, but many don't bother.
July 8, 2009, 2:28 p.m. by Stephanie Rogers
Documentary on coal mining’s effect on Appalachian communities premieres in West Virginia this Saturday.