Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: coal mines

US coal consumption to reach an all-time low in decades

"The trend lines showing the demise of coal shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, including those in the Trump administration and coal industry executives."

Ties of blood

Our deep and abiding connection with Mother Earth is what compels us to fight to protect it.

How Montanans Stopped the Largest New Coal Mine in North America

The abandonment of the Otter Creek mine project shows that land defenders and climate activists are learning how to take on big energy companies and win.

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

China Bans New Coal Mines: Why Hasn’t U.S. Done the Same?

Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...
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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.