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.
A new beginning for an old ghost town?
This newly identified critter eats rocks and secretes them as sand
After 14 months without tourists, Kauai's North Shore tests the waters again
Why cancer and depression go hand in hand
Can you peel a head of garlic in 10 seconds?
Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs