Tag: coal mines
The majority of the new mining projects being planned were in China, India, Australia, Russia and South Africa.
There should not only be no new development of oil and gas fields or coal mines, but also abandon 40 percent of "developed reserves" of fossil fuels.
“Who pays? The damaged environment? The communities that are blighted by unreclaimed mine sites?”
“The Forest Service failed to provide a logically coherent explanation for its decision to eliminate the Pilot Knob Alternative.”
"We want to show with our protest today that this mine needs to be shut down permanently."
"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."
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.
"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."
Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?