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8-30
Mining will go on till mountains gone (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-30
Raping the land (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-30
Va. judge dismisses UMW from Massey defamation lawsuit - Massey Will Refile Suit Against UMWA
8-30
Mining, health care keep job growth on plus side
8-30
Pressure for permit
8-30
Plant's pollutants head downriver
8-30
Bigger storms: A result of global warming or natural cycles? - Storm Turns Focus to Global Warming - Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: For They That Sow the Wind Shall Reap the Whirlwind - Is Global Warming Fueling Katrina?
8-30
Couple offer lessons in life after doomsday
8-30
Republicans accused of witch-hunt against climate change scientists
8-30
Maine on right energy course
8-30
Solaris Nanosciences Demonstrates the World's First Rechargeable Long-Life Solar Cell
8-30
Global Warming Led to Mass Extinction 250 Million Years Ago
8-29
Article sparks interest in environmental group
8-29
Massey CEO controls GOP (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-29
Don L. Blankenship: State needs to change, not review, laws to keep jobs
8-29
Barge facility will ruin rivers assets (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-29
Beckley museum gets federal grant
8-29
Coal ash spill ruining life by river, residents say
8-29
Madigan says EPA goes easy on coal plants - Issues of mercury contamination discussed
8-29
The deepening climate crisis - Katrina may be strongest hurricane ever seen in Gulf - Global Warning? - Analysts see Katrina as 'perfect storm' for already high energy prices
8-29
CO2 Reduction Efforts Save BP $650 Million
8-29
US CO2 Market Needs Federal Push to Blossom
8-29
Pity the lost opportunities in our myopic energy bill
8-29
CBM operators must bond ponds
8-29
Spain Aims to Double Energy from Renewable Sources - Firm Expects Solar Market to Heat Up - Vashon group eyes own energy - Self-sufficient energy deemed possible - Solar energy finds a home - Solar Harvest: Boulder's First Zero-Energy Home - Energy Hard Cell
8-29
Would Tondu power plant trade health for jobs?
8-29
Clean energy now!: Greenpeace activists occupy coal power plant in Turkey
8-28
Biodiesel basics to be covered at WVSU forum
8-28
Who makes the big bucks? - PDF of salaries and compensation
8-28
Remember J. Steven Griles?   Abramoff Cited Aid Of Interior Official
8-28
Cons outweigh pros of new barge facility (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-28
PEOs looking for bigger role after comp changes
8-28
Oil, blood and the future - World running out of time for oil alternatives
8-28
Digging into the support pillars: PROFITABLE PRACTICE HAS KILLED 17 MINERS IN THE PAST 7 YEARS
8-28
Fly Ash Leak Stopped; Residents Should Still Cut Back on Water - Water-ash leak slows at Pennsylvania power plant
8-28
Toxic burden for poor, minorities; And EPA looks set to ease remedy efforts
8-28
Building `Green' Around The World
8-28
AEP's 765 kV transmission line winding its way toward completion
8-28
Takeover Panel investigates US tycoon's stake in UK Coal
8-28
Scientists Try to Harness Wave Energy
8-28
Nuclear Renaissance Threatens Canadas Green Future: Environmentalists
8-28
Washington island considers energy independence - New incentives have many Italians scrambling to install solar power
8-28
PPL, DEP handling fly ash flood near Easton
8-28
Fire Station 8 powered by rays; Belmont Shore unit is first to rely on solar energy - Italians scrambling to install solar power
8-28
Japan fish catches may drop because of global warming - Global warming is clearly not junk science
8-27
Marsh Fork air quality unknown; State never tested school for coal dust, chemicals - Respiratory morbidity in Merseyside schoolchildren exposed to coal dust and air pollution - Coal opencasting and health
8-27
Spill of coal byproduct kills stream wildlife
8-27
Houseboat-barge collision death toll rises to four
8-27
DEP awards contract to begin reclamation of Coalwood mining site
8-27
New Hope
8-27
Fly ash leak cut back, but activists fear damage
8-27
Retreat Coal Mining Comes Under Scrutiny
8-27
Appalachian Power files for $183 million rate hike
8-27
California trying to fight global warming
8-27
Expo offers education in alternative energy
8-27
Spain passes Renewable Energy Plan - when will we? - Spain sees renewable energy accounting for 12 pct of electricity output in 2010 - Sold on solar energy - Spain govt targets rise in bio-fuel consumption
8-27
Department of Natural Resources Help Farmers Use Solar Power to Water Cattle, Protect Streams - Research Begins on Converting Manure to Heat
8-26
Raleigh school near coal preparation plant to open as scheduled -Massey Opens Doors to Parents and Teachers  -  School near coal prep plant opens without a hitch (Why didn't Associated Press and Bray Cary's media outlets ask tough questions? See 8-27 Gazette article on Marsh Fork above)
8-26
Coal Slurry Spill Cleanup Continues  -  Slurry Spill In Captina Creek
8-26
Banner Drops in Knoxville Target National Coal
8-26
Tri-State Multicultural Festival looking for a few good volunteers
8-26
Mountain Justice Summer working for greater cause
8-26
McDowell Looks at Ways to Rebuild From Devastating Floods - McDowell EDA Director Has Seen High, Low of County
8-26
Wal-Mart remains states top private employer
8-26
Retreat mining
8-26
Head of coal association convicted of scamming miners - Black-lung advocate convicted
8-26
Deadline looms for coal train decision
8-26
Override lax rules
 
8-26
States to the Rescue - Kyoto on the horizon
8-26
Global warming 'has doubled storm threat' - Global warming to make HK wetter - Peru's glaciers in retreat
8-26
Montana's governor eyes coal to solve U.S. fuel costs - Energy Prices Hit Americans on All Fronts
8-26
How to Engage in Moral Discussion with the Political Right Part IV
8-26
Mirant Power Plant To Close Temporarily
8-26
Town tries to pull plug on power plant
8-26
Seize the chance to give Maryland a brighter future with solar power
8-26
Car Owners in the Driver's Seat - Daimlerchrysler and GM Sign Hybrid-Vehicle Pact
8-26
Italy Eyes Concept of Selling Sun's Energy
8-26
Energy police to enforce new conservation moves - China Preparing to Tax Vehicles With Large Engines
8-25
Environmentalists call proposed buffer-zone change 'absurd' - Environmentalists tell OSM to leave buffer-zone rule alone - Buffer Zone Rule Change Opposed - COAL PROTEST - Mining officials lead rule discussion
8-25
Massey removes more than coal (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-25
OSHA fines AEP, subsidiary for asbestos-related violations
8-25
Arctic Ocean could be ice-free in summer within 100 years, scientists say - Panel Sees Growing Melting Arctic Threat
8-25
Town council opposes proposed coal gasification plant
8-25
Northeastern states get tough on coal-fueled power plants - Nine US States Break with Bush on Greenhouse Gases
8-25
Illinois must act to protect its own - Forecast for Skies Over Bush Ranch in Crawford: More Air Pollution From New Coal Plants Nearby - Leahy, Snowe Send 'Dear Colleague' Letter Urging Support for Resolution of Disapproval of Administration's Mercury Rule
8-25
TVA Reports $15 Million Loss in 3Q
8-25
A mountain of coal waits for a ride
8-25
Overflowing PPL pipe to blame for flooding
8-25
Federal Judge OKs Global Warming Lawsuit - Court allows suit linking U.S. aid, global warming
8-25
China tells coal mines: Clean up or close
8-25
Renewal through Renewable Energies - Home-built solar energy devices will help the poor - Renewable Energy Day features 'Oil on Ice' film
8-25
Higher Solar Efficiencies Could Surface - California to Save Over $6 Billion From Million Solar Roofs Initiative - New Tax Breaks For Solar Use
8-25
Another Blow to the Pseudo-Science of Global Warming Skeptics
8-24
Arch Coal's chief to speak at Concord
8-24
Reversing the brain drain; Plenty of young professionals now prefer to stay
8-24
Coal mining rule may be relaxed; Some fear proposal endangers streams - Public Expresses Concerns About Mining Regulation - Proposed mountaintop mining rule change draws dozens to meeting
8-24
Workers Comp revises regulations
8-24
Second silo won't go up without my disapproval (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-24
9 States in Plan to Cut Emissions by Power Plants - Coal-powered plant told to get clean or shut down
8-24
 
Coal-import terminals planned for Virginia
8-24
Blankenship Launches New Ad Blitz
8-24
Forecast sunny for solar panels - College's solar array dedicated - Solar project second largest in nation for community college
8-24
Poor need renewable energy sources says Annan - Renewable Energy Brings Water to the World
8-23
W.Va. does not share Blankenship's values (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-23
Massey cited for strip-mine death; Highwall collapse killed excavator
8-23
Activists complain about agency - Environmentalists criticize meeting on mine proposal - Changes in coal-mining rule fought
8-23
How hypocritical can one community be?
8-23
Mingo hit by flash floods Friday; Two houses were damaged when valley fill failed
8-23
Privatization of W.Va. Workers Comp (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-23
Barge facility will hurt Westmoreland (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-23
Girl Scouts to honor Farmington miners
8-23
Southern W.Va. to get new federal penitentiary - McDowell prison boom - Construction of prison will bring 300 jobs
8-23
Gov. Manchin tours Mingo flood damage
8-23
Power Plant Faces Shutdown Over Pollutants
8-23
Better Ways to Use Chemical Bonds to Store Solar Energy - IBM'S RESEARCH DIVISION DEVELOPS A NEW AND BETTER SOLAR-ENERGY ABSORBER - Around the World on Solar Power - Syracuse City Hall to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy - Company reports 'surface polarization' in solar cells - Cow patties seen as entree for Texas-size fuel appetite - Energy Companies Team-Up for Renewable Power
8-23
Alaska: Where Global Warming Is Changing The Landscape - Global Warming Blamed for Ice Melt
8-22
Green Religion: A West Virginia librarian takes on mining companiesin the name of Jesus Christ
8-22
Didn't come to protest Massey on cabbage leaf (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!) - Return of elk doesn't justify mountaintop removal - 'Destruction' of land (scroll down)
8-22
Food tax battles expected - Blankenship's campaign begins: Coal executive to air ads seeking end to food tax; may also target gasoline tax
8-22
Roberts justice
8-22
Raleigh seeing economic growth
8-22
Piedmont native dies in coal truck accident
8-22
Hot-spot unknowns complicate mercury regulations - Mercury taints area waterways - Toxic mercury linked to developmental disorders and learning disabilities in children
8-22
Coal's price is rising, but can it clean up? A rival to costly oil waits in the wings if environmental issues can be overcome
8-22
A Big, Dirty Growth Engine
8-22
Visitors rush to glimpse vanishing glaciers - Western U.S. states unite on new regulations cut greenhouse gases from cars
8-22
Oregon attracts growing solar-panel industry - Residents opting for clean energy - 'Million solar roofs bill' gathering energy - On CMU campus, students build solar-powered house for national competition - Cow Manure Eyed As Alternate Fuel Source - Need to take up new energy R&D in mission mode
8-21
Protesters want responsible mining (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--sue them!)
8-21
Masseys Blankenship heats up growing debate to repeal state food tax - Massey contributes money toward emergency system in Raleigh County - Blankenship: I don't live in Kentucky
8-21
Two Killed In Freak Accident At Coal Prep Plant - 2 killed, 2 hurt as dump truck strikes building
8-21
Friendship has benefited both Patton and Lawson
8-21
Mercury is the hot topic - Pataki must keep up fight for environment
8-21
Gob piles disappearing
8-21
T.O. submits case to U.S. court on cross-border smog
8-21
8-21
Saving energy can be lucrative undertaking - Slash your electric bill 6 easy ways
8-21
Knock $4,000 off your taxes for going solar - Save $3,000 on a hybrid -- if you hurry - The costly secrets of some hybrid cars
8-21
Spare wind turbine power to fuel hydrogen cars - Japan: Fuel cell-based co-generation system cuts CO2 emissions by 23%
8-21
Caltech to study solar power - Queen bores hole to heat palace - PM emphasis need to be laid on renewable sources of energy
8-20
Valley fill washout damages two homes - Mingo hit by flash flooding - Updated: Mingo hit by flash flooding
8-20
Public radios dam story was a scare tactic, Massey says; Spokesmans memo alleges report defames company - Massey Operation Near School Fined 84 Times
8-20
TWO MEN KILLED, TWO HURT IN ACCIDENT AT COAL PLANT
8-20
State GOP leaders plan for 2006 election cycle
8-20
WVU class on exporting to China
8-20
Tainted 'justice' at the EPA: A proposed policy ignores pollution's effects on low-income and minority communities
8-20
Legislators, activists seek solutions to mercury pollution
 
8-20
A plot to drill Arctic Refuge
8-20
Global warming threat laid out
8-20
Plea to stop squabbles ends global warming talks
8-20
WHO: Dirty Air a Regular Killer in Asia
8-20
Two Hyatt hotels to buy renewable energy only - Enbridge, Suncor to Build Alberta Wind Power Plant - German Biodiesel Sales Strong as Oil Prices Rise - Farmers dig renewable energy
8-19
Massey responds to impoundment report (scroll down 8-19) - Massey's memo to West Virginia Public Radio
8-19
Massey subsidiary fined $9,228 since 2003
8-19
Mountaintop coal mining is harmful (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-19
Decision on barge plan to take time - 300 letters sent opposing barge storage facility - Westmoreland wrong place for barge dock
8-19
Reforesting the ravages
8-19
Massey CEO to address Republican Party
 
8-19
Legal Fees Piled Up in Mingo
8-19
World Running Out of Time for Oil Alternatives - Will hydrogen fuels replace petroleum?
8-19
World Officials Want Global Warming Action
8-19
8-19
Tenn. governor tours TVA coal, nuclear plants
8-19
MINE CITED FOR DISCHARGE (scroll down)
8-19
Coal lobby pressuring Leahy on power plant-mercury issue
8-19
Women's hair tested for mercury - With Sales Plummeting, Tuna Strikes Back
8-19
Solar Power's New Hot Spot
8-19
WIND POWER - POTENTIAL FOR 3 X TOTAL CURRENT ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION--As cheap or cheaper than coal and gas
8-19
Feather-light industrial strength solar sheets -  Carbon nanotube diode aimed for solar cells - Development Yields Antifreeze from Biodiesel - Largest Hotel Purchase of Renewable Energy in the Nation - The Holland commits to using 100% renewable wind power - Regional burger joint vows to use wind power at all franchises
8-19
Flame flickers again for King Coal
8-19
City council speaks out against coal trains
8-18
Massey waste site repeatedly cited; Violations at impoundment occurred roughly every six months over last decade - Officials: No structural problems with Raleigh County impoundment
8-18
Cool and refreshing; Burnwell man vows to protect his stream from Massey sludge pond
8-18
War protesters hold vigils honoring "Peace Mom" - Anti-War Vigils Held Across State - West Virginia Mother Agrees With Cindy Sheehan
8-18
Agreement promotes the planting of trees on strip-mined land (agreement ignores ecological diversity--can you say "understory"?) - Ky. joins push for woods at mountain mine sites
8-18
Audio report on Mountain Justice Summer Mountain Takeover in Tennessee - Zeb Mountain Takeover
8-18
Defendants Want Massey Suit Dismissed
8-18
Barge facility not good for Ohio (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-18
Mingo Board Member Asked State to Take Over
8-18
Pennsylvania given OK to draft stricter mercury rules
8-18
Midwest utilities scramble in wake of Wyoming coal slowdown
8-18
Another Methane Move
8-18
US Senators: Global Warming Obvious in Far North - Global warming brings earlier thaw to Great Lakes - Alaska Trip Prompts Call for Global Warming Action
8-18
Carbon trading takes off
8-18
Concerned citizens want further toxic soil testing at coal gasification plant
8-18
Guide explains clean, green power for homes
8-18
Hybrid vehicles at crossroads
8-18
China hunts for clean energy
8-18
Creating technological awareness in current energy conservation and management
8-18
Lax supervision behind fatal China coal mine disaster
8-17
MSHA, DEP find no problems at Massey dam in Sundial
8-17
Despite Violence from Company and Police, Mountain Take Over Halts Blasting - Mountain Justice Summer activists assaulted by cops and coal thugs - National Coal Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2005 Financial Results
8-17
Mingo school board dysfunctional, auditor testifies
8-17
MSHA open house shows state-of-the-art equipment
8-17
Crack in mine roof called sign of danger - Harlan mining deaths reviewed
8-17
Comp board urged to keep eye on leasing of workers
8-17
Feds' ginseng report could reduce harvest (Want to protect ginseng? Stop the forever-habitat-destroyer: mountaintop removal)
8-17
State Officials Steering Clear of Strong Mercury Protections -   Pa. administration gets support for tougher mercury rule
8-17
Energy Contributes Big to Republicans - Facing Our Energy Dependency - U.S. fuel rules are likely to exempt big SUVs
8-17
New Paltz gets juiced with solar power - Quantum Dots and Smart Materials the Future of Solar Energy - Greener energy is natural theme for roadshow
8-17
Massey Energy Declares Dividend and Reviews Uses of Free Cash Flow
8-17
Denmark Urges "New Thinking" on Climate Change - Record-Breaking Heat: Is Global Warming to Blame? - From permafrost to permatan, Alaska basks in record heat
8-16
Massey dam leaking, feds say - Massey impoundment
8-16
Tennessee Coal Road Blocked to Protest Mountaintop Removal Mining - Activists Take Over Mine Site - Zeb Mountain Destruction Halted by Escalating Anti Mountain Top Mining Campaign - Eleven arrested protesting ET coal mine - Ten protesters arrested at mine demonstration - Mountain Takeover Timeline - Reclaiming Appalachia! A Mountain Takeover!
8-16
Charges won't be filed in '04 boulder death - No criminal charges in death of 3-year-old - Mining company won't be charged; But family of boy who was killed by rock has sued for $26.5 million
8-16
Planet a decade from global warming point of no return - Icy Greenland turns green
8-16
Judge to Decide Fate of Mingo Schools - Lawyer says state didn't have reason to take over Mingo schools
8-16
527s: Reform of law would level election playing field
8-16
Some scoundrels are charming
8-16
Pa. seeks to slash mercury emissions with new rules; Byproduct of coal-fired plants most harmful to pregnant women, fetuses - Michigan is right to join lawsuit opposing EPA regs
8-16
 
Wonder what Massey is hiding at Hazy Creek - Marsh Fork needs people dedicated to 'the cause' (letters to the editor are great tools; use them)
8-16
Appalachia coal mines hiring new generation
8-16
Energy act and Indiana
8-16
Facing Our Energy Dependency
8-16
Canadian Mining Deal Prompts Discussion of a Takeover
8-16
Solar-Power-Augmented Prius Takes the Grid Out of Plug-in City Deploys Solar Powered Transit Shelters - Sunny solution: PG&E promotes use of solar energy in schools - Researchers develop technique to use dirty silicon, could pave way for cheaper solar energy - Government urged to join up thinking on micro-renewables
8-16
7,000 unsafe China coal mines required to be closed down
8-15
We live here, too' ads have a point; Mountaintop mining affects people differently
8-15
Critics Decry Roberts' Environment Record - Roberts advised mining companies
8-15
Mountaintop mining not worth a life
8-15
527 reforms pushed by Caputo - Food tax rollback not what it seems
8-15
DEP slow to tighten limits on mercury in water
 
8-15
Mercury emissions too high, Pa. says - Michigan joins quest for tougher rule
8-15
As Older Va. Coal Miners Retire, Young Workers Drawn to Industry's New Boom
8-15
The spin on global warming
8-15
China says 693 miners dead or missing in six weeks
8-15
China to Build Offshore Wind Power Complex
8-15
Solar panels generate power for CMU building - Solar ovens save energy  - Phoenix firm to build huge solar farm - Iowa State Researchers Hope to Make Iowa-Made Solar Technology Wearable - Rapid, secure wiring of solar systems - A Lesson in Solar Power - Advocates hope credit moves solar power beyond niche
8-14
Groups in W.Va. file appeal over power plant tax break
8-14
Speak Out--Letters to the Editor: Protesters get death threats (scroll down) - Mountaintop mining destroys (scroll down)
8-14
If Blankenship's assertions are true, he should share data
8-14
Marshall plant states top mercury polluter
 
8-14
Pa. board seeks approval to develop mercury regulations because federal rules lax
8-14
Mingo attorney alleges intimidation of anti-consolidation group
8-14
The fusion genie: a dream of safe, clean power in the future
8-14
Biomass still plans huge plant
8-14
Big plans for small wind farms; Single turbine approach avoids approval turbulence - Harnessing the sky: Wind farms gain momentum
8-14
Scientist reaches for the sky to curb global warming - Cloud whitener offered as global warming cure
8-14
In Philippines: Drastic energy conservation measures as oil prices soar In Michigan: Build a new power plant every two years - China is eyeing Australia's energy goliath
8-14
Heavy rain hampers rescue operation at S. China flooded coal mine
8-13
State figure has ties to embattled lobbyist
8-13
Tennessee rally protests hilltop removal for mining - Protesters want governor to stop mountain removal mining (Mountaintop removal is not allowed in Tennessee, but it's happening anyway. Sound familiar?)
8-13
Valley Fill Action Alert, Pitchforks at the Ready!
8-13
New energy law limits public's say in decisions
8-13
Cape Cod Wind-Power Plan Splits Residents, May Set U.S. Policy
8-13
Mingo board members investigated
8-13
Presentation in Kentucky Mountaintop Removal Roadshow (scroll down)
8-13
CONSOL unit hopes to raise $447M in IPO
8-13
Carbon storage projects useless against global warming
8-13
Peabody Energy Corp. issued mining permit from IDNR
8-13
Living Toxic
8-13
Once a sunset industry, the uranium lobby paints a green dawn; Nuclear propaganda is as fallacious as the rhetoric of the tobacco companies
8-13
The Next Petroleum: Biofuels a viable alternative
8-13
Global warming not hot air - Current trend spells ruin for marine life - Latest study supports global warming - Animals Going Awry as Earth Warms, Scientists Say
8-13
Global warming trends mean that siestas could become a sensible survival method
8-13
Major methane emitter identified in Asian rice fields
8-13
CA's Largest Corporate Solar Project Completed - A bright idea
8-13
Hybrids don't need a push
8-13
Rising oil prices 'highlight need for renewable energy' - Ontarians haven't learned to conserve - Renewable energy sources are needed - Local farmer reaps savings with solar energy
8-13
New Zealand: Protesters lock themselves to rail line - stop coal trains
8-13
Wealth trumps safety in China's coal mines; While the same men make money from and regulate the mines, business booms and deaths mount
8-12
DEP: Chronic bungling
8-12
Group wants Gee off energy board (scroll down)
8-12
A short eternity?
8-12
How to Live without Oil--New energy sources and efficiency could make petroleum obsolete
8-12
Technology helps wind compete head-to-head with fossil fuels
8-12
A new way to store solar energy - Long Beach Conventions To Be Solar Powered By Next Year - Solar Financing Goes Mainstream
8-12
Coal-Based Fuel Cells: A Giant Leap (Backward) for Fuel Cell Technology (Acck!! This administration will do anything to prop up ole King Coal. BushCo turns a blind eye to people suffering the effects of mountaintop removal. Your tax dollars--robbing your future.)
8-12
Key claim against global warming evaporates - Errors Cited in Assessing Climate Data - Weather balloons' 1970s design caused climate spat - Climate argument solved? - Researchers confirm global warming
8-12
Kentucky Power Plant Decision Shows Need to Embrace New Technology
8-12
Acid rain still hurting Canada
8-12
Global warming may take economic toll (that's  no-brainer--it already is taking an economic toll!)
8-12
Greenland glacier triples speed because of climate change
8-12
Search dogs travel deep into coal mine to find man's body
8-12
Pa. Coal Truck Accident Takes Another Life
8-12
Local filmmaker looking for 'Matewan' stories
8-12
Massey chief says food tax can be dropped now
8-12
Blazing summer returns, and so does pollution
8-12
No justice for pit neighbours?
8-12
Chinese State Council urges energy-exhausted cities to promote sustainable development
8-12
Warming Most Evident at High Latitudes, but Greatest Impact Will Be in Tropics
8-11
Protesters Gather at TDEC to Raise Awareness of Mountain Top Removal Mining
8-11
Jewish Community Federation of Louisville: Mountain Top Removal Mining Hurts Us All
8-11
Bush's Energy Disaster - Energy Vacation - New energy law limits public's say in decisions
8-11
Kessler: It's Time to Crack Down on 527s
8-11
High-tech voting accessory: Paper
8-11
Burning questions about coal-fired plant
8-11
Toxic air: State should recheck power plant's permit
8-11
Cleanest possible coal (let's see...that would be coal that was mined according to law [i.e. no mountaintop removal] in a land where politicians did not accept any coal cash, and where there were laws for disposal of the ash left after coal is burned.)
8-11
Michigan joins challenge to federal mercury rule - Residents test hair for mercury
8-11
AZ regulators OK big hike in renewable energy mandate - Ecology must be part of research on renewable energy
8-11
Wind power to be China's most promising renewable resource - Palm oil to be used to power car engines, generators
8-11
German power groups cash in on alternative energy
8-11
Study Indicates Global Warming Trend - Summers In Europe's Cities Getting Hotter - Spain Withers Under Heat Wave and Drought
8-11
Warming hits 'tipping point' - Climate blind squandering of energy continues in US - Professor Warns of Global Warming
8-11
Grasslands wont help buffer climate change as carbon dioxide levels rise
8-11
China: The horrifying cost of coal - China probe into coal mine tragedy - Greedy owners blamed for coal mine disaster
8-10
Group wants boundary violation notice in silo case
8-10
Westmoreland residents urge action against coal barges
8-10
Arch Coal to spin off large W.Va. operations - Arch, ArcLight plan new WV coal company - Arch Coal Plans IPO With ArcLight - Arch Takes Part in Creating New Coal Company
8-10
Ongoing project maps remaining coal reserves - West Virginia Mapping Its Coal
8-10
Muhlenberg power plant's permit in jeopardy; Hearing officer says issues need study - Hearing officer urges re-evaluation of air permit for power plant
8-10
Massey Leaves Coal Association Again
8-10
New business magazine hits shelves
8-10
Wilcher right to order study of retreat mining
8-10
Hear parts of our July 30 rally
8-10
ENERGY BILL SPEEDS UP NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION, STIFLES COMPETITION FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND THREATENS NATIONAL SECURITY
8-10
States compete on 'clean coal' (As long as there is mountaintop removal, there is no such thing as "clean" coal.)
8-10
New North Dakota project to make diesel fuel from coal
8-10
Coal Trucks: Your Safety And Theirs
8-10
Florida Energy Problems, Options, and Suggested Solutions
8-10
FedExs Oakland Hub Goes Solar; Switches on Californias largest corporate solar power system with 904 kilowatts of juice - Power Purchase Pact Signed for World's Largest Solar Facility University students power solar car to charge field of renewable energy research - Rural Nebraskans in poll fond of renewable energy sources
8-10
Is the Hydrogen Economy Real?
8-10
Cleveland goes green in attempt to save energy, environment
8-10
Action needed now on global warming
8-10
11 people accountable for coal mine flooding in Guangdong seized - Officials punished for dereliction of duty
8-9
Group wants boundary violation notice in silo case
8-9
Keep an eye on Massey, cohorts (scroll down; letters to the editors are great tools--use them!)
8-9
Environmentalists Take a Stand Against Mountaintop Mining in Tennessee
8-9
Legislative subcommittees need your input on the issues
8-9
Mining schools set, legislators told
8-9
Rejecting fatalism
8-9
Is Don running? Bet your taxes! - Manchin takes blame for bond defeat
8-9
Bush Signs Energy Bill Into Law to Mixed Reviews - Bush Signs an Energy Bill That Had Been a Longtime Priority - Bush signs energy bill - Measure Includes Billions in Tax Breaks for Industry
8-9
Solar-energy firm Conergy sees sales surge - Arizona should be leader in renewable energy - Renewable Energy Cooperative
8-9
Edison Renewables Deal May Foster New Industry
8-9
Hope Wanes for 102 in Chinese Coal Mine
8-8
DEP hasnt written required mining 'mitigation' reports
8-8
Protesters in state were harassed (scroll down; letters to the editors are great tools--use them!)
8-8
State sees high degree of political activity this summer
8-8
Coal industry's models of success are just false fronts
8-8
Frequency of spills requires crackdown
8-8
State orders retreat-mining study; Harlan miner's body recovered Second miner's body found in collapsed Harlan mine - Hopes Fade for 102 Trapped in Flooded China Mine
8-8
Mercury levels rising in park's bats - The Canaries Had Their Coal Mines
8-8
Energy bill neglects to save us - New energy bill includes a few tax incentives for consumers - While not part of energy bill, fight over oil drilling in an Arctic refuge still a hot topic in Congress - Bush Focuses on Energy Bill's Economic Impact - Bush to Sign Massive Energy Bill Into Law
8-8
Appeasing mercury polluters, and lying about it
8-8
Utility bills figure into debate on coal plant
8-8
Renewable energy going to waste
8-8
Wind energy poised to grow - Fast start for solar homes - First Solar Plant in East Africa to Cost $3m - Solar energy firm sees brighter horizon
8-8
Alaskan people tell of climate change - Scientists Study Arctic Climate Changes
8-8
Special Report: London leads in carbon market
 
8-8
Pension funds 'must consider risks of climate change'
8-8
Voters prefer wind farms to new nuclear reactors
8-7
Massey 'trying to play a role' to keep W.Va. government in line
8-7
Marsh Fork Elementary air testing finished
8-7
Land swap permits not yet OKd; EPA objected to destruction of wetlands
8-7
Residents ready for another fight
8-7
Cost of Judicial Races Stirs Reformers
8-7
Blankenship has gone overboard (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-7
View From Above: A harsh reminder of the price we pay for our way of life
8-7
Contaminated BATS? Mercury found in animals at Mammoth Cave
8-7
Reclaiming old mines a race against time - Bills aim to renew reclamation fund
8-7
Xcel's fly ash disposal assumptions flawed
8-7
Nature's water "factories" under threat (Mountaintop removal destroys nature's water factories--and thus our future!)
8-7
Earth losing fight against global warming
8-7
Nuclear energy can't solve global warming; Other remedies 7 times more beneficial
8-7
The future of the gorge; Developers pledge minimal impact as zoning decision nears
8-7
Scenic trails add to quality of life in Fayette County (Mountaintop removal does not add to quality of life!)
8-7
Energy bill good only for Texas contingent - Vacation for Bush, Congress a break for nation
8-7
Keeping the water clean - Company looks at water pipeline, re-injection
8-7
Maine: Special Assessment Will Fund Solar Energy Rebate Program
8-7
Solar power is hot - Dyesol predicting a sunny future - Chemist Tries to Solve World's Energy Woes - Solar golf cart that can be used as a generator invented at FAU - Let the sun shine: Solar power latest innovation at N.J. farms
8-6
DEP agrees to delay Massey Energy silo order - DEP Won't Oppose Delay in Destroying Silo Foundation
8-6
Search for Kentucky Coal Miner Continues - Crews find it 'slow going' in search for second miner - Mine type called 'most dangerous'
8-6
The good fight (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-6
All World's Glaciers Could Melt, Latest Scientific Data Indicates - Antarctic melt 'an urgent message'
8-6
Shortages Stifle a Boom Time for the Solar Industry
8-6
Appeals court refuses to set aside pollution rules - Court Rejects Effort to Halt Pollution Rules - Midwest coalition lobbies for tougher mercury regulations
8-6
Dredge project opponents to speak at public hearing
8-6
The federal energy bill is evidence of a failing political system
8-6
Congress drops ball on coal mine cleanup
8-6
Arizona Utility Offers Solar Rebates - Brazilian President Kicks Off National Biodiesel Program
8-6
Planes go greener by shifting altitude
8-6
New Asia-Pacific climate pact is long on PR, short on substance
8-6
Global Warming a Threat to Waterfowl - Global warming's effects extend to world's smallest butterfly
8-5
OSM adds Charleston to list of stream rule hearing sites  -  OSM schedules hearing in Charleston
8-5
Slurry Spill Clean-Up In Logan County
8-5
DEP has broken trust of people (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-5
Strangers helped mining community (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-5
Matching Coalfields dollars promised
8-5
Kentucky coal mine roof collapse kills one; search on for another  -  1 Dead, 1 Missing in Ky. Mining Accident
8-5
Ice melt  -  Faster carbon dioxide emissions will overwhelm capacity of land and ocean to absorb carbon
8-4
W.Va. regulators closes Massey operation after slurry spill - Blackwater spills into Logan County stream
8-4
Business booming for coal companies (boom boom and there go the mountains, the streams and the communities sustained by them)
8-4
Environmental damage on Earth seen from shuttle (Mountaintop removal is visible from space)
8-4
Rescue robot newest mine safety tool
8-4
Energy Bill Bestows Huge Windfall on ExxonMobil, New Report Says - Take Action: Exxpose Exxon
8-4
Grad Student Believes Wood May Replace Oil
8-4
Citizens group intervenes in Massey silo case
8-4
Residents React To Air Quality Report In Raleigh County
8-4
Judge Roberts' Environmental Record Under Scrutiny
8-4
Democrats and the Energy Bill - Energy Bill a Disappointment, and Opportunity, for Wind, Solar and Biofuel Boosters - US energy bill pushes research but fails to cut consumption
8-4
States must take the lead on coal plants
8-4
Jump start for solar? Car race shows potential
8-4
Collapse of Antarctic ice shelf linked to global warming - Ice shelf collapse biggest for 10,000 years
8-3
Massey suit not first of its kind
8-3
Blankenship calls for fundamental changes in W. Va. politics Readers' Voice comment: ...the nerve telling our state to be frugal after he got rich off the rape of the state and collected three mansions and many expensive cars to his coffers. Yes, we had better save for hard times because when the easy coal is gone the coal companies are going to leave us high and dry.
8-3
Massey seeks stay of order to remove silo foundation - Massey appeals DEP silo ruling
8-3
Curtain of secrecy; Mine safety info kept from press, public
8-3
MTR issue becoming eclipsed by stereotypes
8-3
Coal trucks and new $23 million bridge--is it safe?
8-3
Suspect: Admission should be suppressed
8-3
County leaders meet with Rahall to discuss road funding
8-3
Coal company cited for polluting stream
8-3
Powder River Basin coal prices continue to surge
8-3
Fossil Fuels May Decrease Earth's Natural Capacity to Store Carbon
8-3
Earth losing ability to fend off global warming, UC study finds; Computer simulation looks 100 years into the future with alarming results
8-3
Solar Energy Project Looks To Advance Hydrogen Fuel Use - Renewable energy in China, a strategic future? - Study finds lots of renewable power sources
8-3
Plug in to new hybrid concepts
8-3
Decades of Hurricanes Threaten US Offshore Oil - Weather Service Predicts Many More Hurricanes This Year
8-3
Pa. environmental group seeks limits on mercury - Mercury and tuna: U.S. advice leaves lots of questions
8-3
Federal bill will stimulate energy industry, officials say - Renewables Put on the Back Burner
8-2
2 Massey subsidiaries issued citations in spills - Massey coal companies cited for black water spills in Kentucky
8-2
Massey CEO wants state to be frugal with taxes  -  Suit by Massey in W.Va. says governor retaliated
8-2
Real atrocity is bantering of words (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-2
Plan would allow more logging in Mon; Federal proposal includes four new wilderness areas
8-2
E-Raced
8-2
Reaction mixed to elk herds
8-2
From Defender of Nature to 'Eco-Terrorist'
8-2
Pataki signs solar-energy bill for New York state
8-2
Carbon dioxide emissions rise despite climate change pledge
8-2
Carnage to worsen as ocean waters get warmer
 
8-2
Pacific Coast life concerns scientists
8-1
Save the hills, and save the state - Mountain Justice works to help people (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-1
Mountaintop removal means culture, habitat loss
8-1
Mining, reclamation facts aren't pretty - Mining destroys land, spirit
8-1
Massey 'trying to play a role' to keep W.Va. government in line
8-1
Massey forgets peoples safety (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
8-1
West Virginia Public Radio: Scroll down for these stories--7/28-Blankenship v. Manchin - 7/28 Massey silos, and interview with reporter Ken Ward
8-1
Who is Paying for Manchins Defense?
8-1
Eastern Va. waters prey to mercury contamination; Health agency issues expanded advisories about consuming fish - Pollution and babies - Report shows toxic chemicals prevalent in Americans' bodies
8-1
The future on your street: Living with fewer resources
8-1
Plant, Dairy Likely Soiling Oregon Gorge; East Winds Carry Ammonia, Sulfur into Scenic Area
8-1
Battle over proposed Montana coal plant lands in Supreme Court
8-1
Wyoming Board to consider new water rules
8-1
High prices fuel renewable energy drive
8-1
Study: Hurricanes fiercer as Earth gets warmer - Hurricane Destructiveness Increased over 30 Years - As planet warms, storms grow stronger
8-1
Climate pact cold on carbon tax
8-1
It's a road trip with a reason for fuel-efficiency advocates

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