Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tag: coal industry

Senate Republicans propose new ‘relief’ bill that ignores struggling Americans and...

“The pandemic is already widening social and economic divisions. Shielding corporations from accountability will endanger workers, consumers, and patients, and make the pandemic even worse.”

Coal industry group asks federal lawmakers to cut funding for Black...

I find it appalling that coal companies are attempting to kneecap critical programs that help former coal regions and sick miners during this #COVID19 crisis.

Trump administration downplays danger of air pollution in new regulatory rollbacks

"Now, to benefit coal interests, the U.S. EPA wants to simply ignore the health impacts that occur below their self-imposed limit."

Who else might like Medicare for All? Retired coal miners who...

"Because of the inherent health risks for mine workers, we can easily see the need for a health system that guarantees they get the care they need. Only Medicare for All solves these problems, and provides the security workers need."

Citizens begin reclaiming coal country after decades of corporate land grabs

But figuring out who owns abandoned mines in Appalachia is harder than you’d think.

‘Carbon Copy:’ How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters...

A coal mining company has been writing protest letters for allied policymakers and business groups. These letters are almost identical to one another requesting time extensions to begin implementing new rules in dictating the coal industry. Sketchy, right?

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While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

The Arctic is warming nearly 4x faster than the rest of the world: new research

"What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic."

Seize Trump’s passport: No greater flight risk than an unmasked con fleeing “every crime...

For the nation’s stability, for the integrity of our justice system, and even Trump’s own (short-term) good, seizing his passport resolves all problems.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”