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Maddow Show Talks Manchin, EPA, Mountaintop Removal ...

Jan 24, 2011  The Rachel Maddow show has been great about covering some of the media circus the coal industry has caused in Appalachia ove the last few years. ... from our blog last week about mountaintop removal causing job loss. Visit msnbc for

Interior Department halts study on coal mining health ...

The Rachel Maddow Show / The ... Interior Department halts study on coal mining health risks. ... study begun under President Obama of the public health risks of mountaintop-removal coal mining. ...

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Impacts of Coal 101: Mountaintop Removal = Job Removal ...

Jan 21, 2011  The cost savings of mountaintop removal coal on consumers is, at best, negligible. In fact, new data shows North Carolina (and other states) paid more for strip-mined coal than for underground-mined coal in 2008. It was actually MORE expensive to use mountaintop removal coal, by every single measure imaginable.

Team Trump makes a habit of hiding inconvenient truths MSNBC

The Rachel Maddow Show / The ... Academies of Sciences had compiled evidence on the public health risks of mountaintop-removal coal ... makes a habit of hiding inconvenient truths.

Author: Steve Benen

Rand Paul On Mountaintop Removal: "I ... - Crooks and Liars

* Tennessee, which has relatively little mountaintop removal compared to the other three states, had no economic activity on the 6 sites examined in that state. * Overall, economic activity occurs on just 6% to 11% of all reclaimed mountaintop removal sites surveyed as part of this analysis. The so-called beneficial development projects include:

Author: David Neiwert

Dozens arrested in mountaintop mining protest - US news ...

Sep 28, 2010  About 100 people were arrested Monday outside the White House while protesting mountaintop removal mining, temporarily trading their freedom for a

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Thank You for Removing Our Mountaintops - The Understory ...

UPDATE:Joe and ACCCE made Rachel Maddow the other night.Check it out here.. Nice post on Think Progress’s site where ACCCE spokesperson Joe Lucas is arguing that mountaintop removal helps Appalachian communities deal with the lack of flat space.. Lucas told the Guardian that blowing the tops off of mountains is an economic boon for the region, not the rape of Appalachia that we call claim.

Violence next in mountaintop mining battle? - NBC News

Mountaintop removal foes say the industry and its allies are stoking fear and anger among miners and their friends by accusing environmentalists, Congress and the Obama administration of trying to ...

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Kentucky Straight: Students Call Out Trustees Big Coal ...

Mar 18, 2010  In truth, eastern Kentucky's coal counties have lost over 60 percent of their coal mining jobs in the last generation due to mountaintop removal operations and mechanization, while poverty and ...

Maddow on Bonner and Adfero's Astroturfing for Coal ...

Aug 28, 2009  On her show last night MSNBC's Rachel Maddow lambasted the latest coal lobby astroturf campaign for using generic clip art stock photos for their FACES of coal campaign. I guess the coal lobbyists behind the campaign couldn't find any real people willing to pose as pro-coal cheerleaders and instead had to rely on stock photo stand-ins instead.

Maddow on Bonner and Adfero's Astroturfing for Coal HuffPost

Sep 28, 2009  Maddow on Bonner and Adfero's Astroturfing for Coal ... Voices who are fighting to save the mountains of Appalachia from the hugely destructive and toxic industry process of mountain top removal ...

The 5 Worst Lies in Support of Mountaintop Removal Coal ...

Dec 12, 2013  Let's debunk the five biggest, baddest lies about mountaintop removal coal mining. There are ethical and committed people working in Congress,

Mountain Heroes: Help Stop Mountaintop Removal Today ...

Mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR) is very harmful to ecosystems, including to the humans living in or off of those ecosystems. In an effort to extend opposition to MTR beyond traditional circles, Earthjustice is putting a face on this topic, or many faces actually, through its new Mountain ...

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Thank You for Removing Our Mountaintops - The Understory ...

UPDATE:Joe and ACCCE made Rachel Maddow the other night.Check it out here.. Nice post on Think Progress’s site where ACCCE spokesperson Joe Lucas is arguing that mountaintop removal helps Appalachian communities deal with the lack of flat space.. Lucas told the Guardian that blowing the tops off of mountains is an economic boon for the region, not the rape of Appalachia that we call claim.

Science Speaks Out Against Mountain Top Removal The ...

Science Speaks Out Against Mountain Top Removal Appalachian Culture ... Science Speaks Out Against Mountain Top Removal: ... This work was also reported on cable TV (unmockingly) by Rachel Maddow on the "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC who, unlike commentators at Fox News, has the intellectual capacity and curiosity to appreciate the ...

Friday, Jan. 21st - Rachel Maddow show- NBCNews

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency vetoed a permit for a mine in West Virginia that would have been the state‘s largest mountaintop removal operation. Mountain top removal is the rare technical term that means exactly what it sounds like it means. It literally blows up the top of mountains to make the coal easier to reach.

Energy and Security 1 DeSmogBlog

This story was first uncovered by the hardworking folks at Appalachian Voices who are fighting to save the mountains of Appalachia from the hugely destructive and toxic industry process of mountain top removal. Maddow also gave a quick shout-out to DeSmogBlog on her show presumably for our work to uncover the high-powered Washington, DC public ...

Mountaintop Removal The Political Climate

The Great Coal Faceoff Comes to Airports in the DC Area January 21, 2011 Posted by Jamie Friedland in Coal. Tags: Coal, FACES of Coal, Mining, Mountaintop Removal, Rachel Maddow add a comment. New post at Change.org: “FACES of Coal” (Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security) is an astroturf coal front group created to try to humanize the coal lobby.

Facing Off the Faces of Coal Earthjustice

Jan 18, 2011  Facing Off the Faces of Coal. Fakes, not faces, are served up by coal industry. By Ray Wan January 18, 2011. Rachel Maddow reports on the deceptive “Faces of Coal” campaign that attempted to pass stock images of people as real supporters of coal. Courtesy of MSNBC.

Rachel Maddow The Political Climate

The Great Coal Faceoff Comes to Airports in the DC Area January 21, 2011 Posted by Jamie Friedland in Coal. Tags: Coal, FACES of Coal, Mining, Mountaintop Removal, Rachel Maddow add a comment. New post at Change.org: “FACES of Coal” (Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security) is an astroturf coal front group created to try to humanize the coal lobby.

New Court Decision Spells the Disaster for Appalachia and ...

The new ruling could mean 90 new mountaintop removal coal mining sites that can dump toxic pollution into our drinking water. A panel of federal judges ruled in favor of the U.S. Army Corps of ...

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Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice: Mountaintop ...

Mountaintop removal=60,000 cancers ... making it more deadly than murder. Yet, it remains perfectly legal, in spite of the immense damage it does to the environment and the inhabitants of an area. The companies behind this basically have said, "Hey, there is West Virginia, they

Big coal gone wild: The sequel Grist

Mountaintop removal is an assault on the Appalachian Mountains, its people, their environment, and generations to come. It is not right for our government to allow the dismantlement of an entire ...

DN - West Virginias Fight (1) Against Mountaintop Removal ... - YouTube

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'The Rachel Maddow Show' for Wednesday, August 5 - Rachel Maddow

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Coal The Political Climate

The Great Coal Faceoff Comes to Airports in the DC Area January 21, 2011 Posted by Jamie Friedland in Coal. Tags: Coal, FACES of Coal, Mining, Mountaintop Removal, Rachel Maddow

Reps. Yarmuth, Slaughter Introduce Bill to Halt New Mountaintop Removal ...

I believe mountaintop removal should be banned, but at a minimum we should halt all new permits until the safety of the residents in the surrounding communities is assured.” “Every American has a right to live and raise their family in a safe and healthy environment,” said Rep. Slaughter, a native of Harlan County, KY whose father was the blacksmith for a coal mine. “Reckless, profit-driven mining practices that

Science Speaks Out Against Mountain Top Removal The

The 5th Annual End Mountain Top Removal Week, is slated to take place in Washington, D.C., March 6-10. Readers --please contact me if you'd like to learn more. Readers --please contact me if you'd like to learn more.

Friday, July 30th - Rachel Maddow show - TODAY

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GOP: The Anti-Science Party (Or A Look At The Intellectual

"Mountaintop removal mining has been shown to cause lung cancer, heart disease, and other medical problems," Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, the top Democrat on the House natural resources committee, said in a statement.

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