Senior citizens to march against mountaintop removal mining
September 17, 2009, 4:19 p.m. by Shea Gunther
81 year old Roland Micklem is currently in jail for protesting against mountaintop removal mining and is organizing a march of senior citizens to bring attention to the evil practice.
Mountaintop removal: Battle for the 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.
Restoration no fix for mountains destroyed by coal mining
July 28, 2009, 4:50 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Federal law requires mining companies to restore strip mines to their original condition, but many don't bother.
Coal Country documentary debuts this week despite opposition from Big Coal
July 8, 2009, 2:28 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Documentary on coal mining’s effect on Appalachian communities premieres in West Virginia this Saturday.