Senator Byrd's death brings uncertainty to environmental issues
June 28, 2010, 5:25 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Robert Byrd's death will create a void that may directly affect environmental policy.
Dave Matthews says music has a way of turning people's heads
June 24, 2010, 10:39 a.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Video: In an exclusive interview with NRDC, the rocker talks about a destructive environmental practice that really bothers him — mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia.
Ashley Judd talks mountaintop removal at National Press Club
June 11, 2010, 10:48 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actress keynotes luncheon to denounce the harmful practice of mountaintop removal coal mining and its effects on the people of her native Kentucky.
Mountain lovers, don't get excited yet about EPA ruling on MTR
April 3, 2010, 11:07 p.m. by Karl Burkart
New EPA ruling on infilling valleys may limit future mountaintop mining permits, but it's only the first step in a long process to stop the 'Appalachian Apocalypse.'
I wish these were April Fools' Day jokes
April 1, 2010, 10:05 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Do they really blast the tops off mountains to get at cheaper coal? Do they really kill whales and dolphins and call it research. Sarah Palin on the Discovery Channel. Really!? Really. I wish these were April Fools' Day jokes.
Coal comfort: Margaret Palmer on 'Colbert Report'
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.
Squirrels rely on birds to let them know when it's safe to go out
Why a beluga's squishy head is so special
8 creative techniques to keep coral reefs alive
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
Drone captures the largest swarm of sea turtles ever filmed