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7-31
Democrats unified against Blankenship
7-31
Analysts haul Massey over coals; PLUNGING PROFITS PROMPT TALK OF SALE
7-31
Ky. Mine Widow Wants to Be Safety Advocate
7-31
Stop complaining, go to polls to vote
7-31
House leader pushes for Kentucky Energy Cabinet
7-31
Mine Accident in Randolph County
7-31
Coal, gas outburst kills 11 miners in Yunnan
7-31
Fuel costs drive coin laundry into nation's sun-energy vanguard
7-31
The Anglican Church says it is sinful to contribute to climate change by unnecessarily flying overseas, driving gas-guzzling cars, or failing to save energy in the home
7-31
Scientist publishes 'escape route' from global warming
7-31
Swiss Map Permafrost After Signs Alps Crumbling
7-31
UK, Calif. to Strike Global Warming Deal
7-31
Southern Owns Top 3 US Emitters of CO2 - Report
7-31
US Power Group Promoting Global Warming Skeptic
7-31
Heatwave with a global grip
7-30
Lawsuits muddy water project
7-30
Call to Action: Confront the 2006 National Governors Association Convention, August 4-6, Charleston, SC
7-30
Oil prices squeeze synfuel industry
7-30
Coal companys savagely pillaging mountains  -  Mountaintop removal mining
7-30
'Dirty Secret Behind America's Future' reveals politics of energy use   -  Energy Choices
7-30
 
7-30
Concern surrounds King Coal funds; Local group questions states role in stalled highway construction
7-30
House passes abandoned mines bill
7-30
BrickStreet joins group fighting asbestos cases
7-30
Corzine can block new coal plants
7-30
Hearing on zoning for coal ash dump Monday
7-30
Arch Coal elects Jennings to board
7-30
Mine widow makes safety her crusade
7-30
Shoal Creek mine, scene of roof collapse, returns to operation
7-30
A tank of gas, a world of trouble   -   Harper's Magazine surfaces the issue of "peak oil" to a semi-mass audience  -  Lebanon oil slick 'worst environmental disaster' in Med
7-30
Customers pony up for renewable energy
7-30
A bad week for climate change skeptics
7-30
Heat wave was California's deadliest   -  Chicagoans Cope Through Second Summer Heat Wave
7-30
Record heat increases Ozone Action Alerts
7-30
Capital Pollution Solution?
7-29
Farewell to the mountains
7-29
NPR vet covers mountaintop removal in one-hour XM Radio documentary
7-29
Massey Energy second quarter profits plummet 91 percent   -   Massey challenge resolved  -  Analysts press Virginia's Massey about financial performance
7-29
Voters will reject Blankenship's tactics 
7-29
Corporations destroy Earth (scroll down; Fox is an OVEC board member)
7-29
Pollution, water depletion cause China to rein in fast growth of coal-to-liquid fuel projects
7-29
China's growing pollution reaches U.S.    -   China's coal catastrophe
7-29
At least W.Va. didnt give away the store to get FutureGen
7-29
Four options presented for New River Gorge
7-29
Sago report steps mostly addressed, officials say    -   Sago owner ICG posts second quarter loss
7-29
Those who help rivers honored
7-29
3 Ohio plants among dirtiest
7-29
Why we must give up flying
 
7-29
Nearly 100 deaths counted as California cooldown sets in
7-29
On the Roof of Peru, Omens in the Ice; Retreat of Once-Mighty Glacier Signals Water Crisis, Mirroring Worldwide Trend
7-29
Rationing could be key to war on climate change
7-29
Climate change 'fast forwarding' nature   -   Global warming baffles flowers of Scotland
7-29
Get used to killer heat waves with global warming to blame, scientists say
7-29
Global Warming Threatens 12 U.S. National Parks, Report Warns
7-29
Bush's greatest crime against humanity is one he picked up from his predecessor
7-29
Hot German July Doesn't Faze Farmer Who Reaps the Sun
7-28
Mountaintop removal radio documentary airs today  -   Bob Edwards special on mountaintop removal mining
7-28
Kentucky gathering water samples in Virgie area
7-28
Westmoreland isn't the place for barge dock  
7-28
Coal firms plan will undo successful cleanup of Loop Creek
7-28
Congress should promote coal-to-liquids technology to boost energy independence (coal is not our energy savior-pouring more taxpayer money into propping up this fossil fuel is ecocidal-ly insane)
7-28
Utilities Give Warming Skeptic Big Bucks  -   Small Colorado coal burner pays big bucks to climate change denier   -   Global-Warming Skeptic Funded by Coal Utilities (scroll down)   -  LEAKED MEMO: Coal Industry Coordinating Propaganda Blitz Attacking Global Warming Science  -  Utilities Pay Scientist Ally on Warming
7-28
Massey Energy Q2 Profit Falls  -   Massey reopens longwall section of Aracoma mine   -  Re-Start of the Aracoma Longwall
7-28
International Coal Group posts loss vs profit   -   Consol profit up on higher coal prices
7-28
Witnesses urge Pa. to put stricter curbs on coal-fired mercury pollution   -   State hears comments on mercury emissions
7-28
New Tests On Soot In Raccoon Township Released
7-28
Liquor contraband found at Club Fed
7-28
Coal co. sues over mineral rights
7-28
7 miners lose certification under drug-test law
7-28
Flood in Chinese coal mine kills 18 
7-28
No More Oil Wars; Clean Energy Now!  -  Shell Earnings Rise 40 Percent
7-28
Crystal River coal plant among nation's dirtiest
7-28
Crews Clean Areas After Plant Shoots Coal Steam
7-28
TXU seeks voluntary emission cap for coal-fired units  -   Protests planned for coal-burning power plants
7-28
Heatwave Gives French Nuclear Sector Cold Sweat
7-28
China Ramps Up Efficiency Drive, Eyes Fuel Tax
7-28
ASEAN Targets Biofuels, Efficiency, as Energy Fix
7-28
Africa Looks to Shrubs and Sugar to Beat Oil Price
7-28
Mediterranean Beaches May Get Too Hot For Tourists - Report
7-28
How global warming has thrown nature into disarray
7-28
As world temperatures soar, climate change blamed
7-28
France Counts Toll of Heatwave as Weather Cools
7-28
Italian Drought Causes 500 Million Euro Loss - Farmers
7-28
Solar World: Solar cellular is near future
7-28
Ignorance a key obstacle to renewable-energy development
7-27
300 Protest as President Bush Visits West Virginia  -    President hears cheers, jeers   -    Bush helps raise $500,000 for West Virginia congresswoman
7-27
Beckley Register Herald: Local grandpa to walk to D.C. for Marsh Fork kids
7-27
Westmoreland will fight barge facility
7-27
The State Journal: Mountains of Fuel--Converting coal into motor fuel may hold promise for West Virginia ("Promise" of the demise of our ecosystems, our culture and our future...)  State Hopes to Spark Coal Liquefaction Industry; Officials say risk is main obstacle for investment community (officials don't give damn about mountain communities)   -  Converting Coal: State Develops an Opportunity  -  Coal Oil Has Rich History in W.Va.
7-27
W.Va. couldn't afford the fight for FutureGen
7-27
Cuts To Coal Mine Fees Mulled In US Pension Talks
7-27
MIMBY: Mercury in my back yard (and yours!)
7-27
Report Faults EPA on Clean Air Regulation
7-27
Climate change seen hurting national parks  -  US national parks: How the west was withered
7-27
Former Clinton officials propose ways to slash use of imported oil
7-27
Texas overtakes California as top U.S. producer of wind energy
7-27
Pennsylvania's Proposed Mercury Rules Discussed At Public Hearing
7-27
One man battles to get U.S.off oil
7-27
Membership in Congressional Renewable Energy Caucus Grows
7-27
Scientists: Warming triggers 'dead zone'
7-27
Al Gore, you had better get rid of your lawnmower
7-27
Groups push global warming solutions
7-27
We need rationing and regulation to cut carbon
7-27
As World Warms, Legal Battles Loom
7-27
Europe Heatwave Sparks Disruptions, Fire Fears  -  Europe Facing Vegetable Shortage Due to Heatwave
7-26
Grandfather Plans Walk from Charleston to DC to Raise Awareness of Marsh Fork Elementary School Problems
7-26
Bridge to close for Bush motorcade; President to attend Capito fundraiser; protest will be allowed on bridge   -   Bush: Brief visit  -  Patriots for Peace Ready for President
7-26
W.Va. loses out on FutureGen project  -  Kentucky loses out on FutureGen
7-26
Residents plan to fight barge proposal
7-26
Correll: OSM nominee lacks competence, integrity
7-26
There's always a way to the federal trough
7-26
Sago report urges giving safety workers mine power  -  Report stirs families over Sago miscommunication   -  Sago report provides road map to better mine safety
7-26
Federal changes in oxygen training for miners draw criticism  -  2 new air-pack designs sought for mines
7-26
Judge seeks more hearings on Quecreek Mine fines
7-26
Blankenship, spend that money on safety
7-26
Coal-fired global warming is making air conditioning necessary
7-26
Massey settles dispute over board seats with hedge fund
7-26
Santorum pushing abandoned mines fix
7-26
Student's activism reveals coal's woes as energy source
7-26
It's all about turning off the iPod (gasp!) and listening to the radio
7-26
Global warming cause
7-26
Environmentalism without tears: Arguing climate change to an energy executive
7-26
Commercial wind farm could be in jeopardy  -   Western Power Emergency Emphasizes Need for Congress to Extend Renewable Tax Incentives
7-26
Ireland Raises Bar for Electricity from Renewable Energy
7-26
Start-up bags funding for solar concentrators
7-25
DEP holds hearing on 2nd coal silo near Sundial school  -  Marsh Fork residents air concerns about silo  -  Is Blankenship really for the sake of kids?
7-25
Bush Nomination for Mine Overseer Decried
7-25
Barge proposal one step closer
7-25
Environmentalists want tougher mercury rules
7-25
State rejects wind project
7-25
Report criticizes gap in Sago rescue info
7-25
Growing Coalition Opposes Drilling
7-25
Earth ''on Verge of Major Biodiversity Crisis'',
7-25
Global Warming -- Signed, Sealed and Delivered  -  Global Warming on Trial
7-25
Brave New Enviros
7-24
Families pin hopes on McCloy
7-24
Hearing tonight on 2nd Massey coal silo near Sundial school
7-24
Amazon rainforest 'could become a desert'--And that could speed up global warming with 'incalculable consequences'
7-24
Planned US Coal Plants Would Hike Warming   -   Group urges ban on new coal plants
7-24
Coal's comeback stirs pollution fears  -  Living With Dirty Air May Boost Heart Attack Risk
7-24
Wind farm a valuable, clean energy source
7-24
Slow the rush for coal-fired plants
7-24
Woman admires efforts being made in Bandytown, Twilight area (scroll down)
7-24
A passion for mine safety
7-24
Record Power Demand Points to Supply Need
7-24
China Wind Power Boom May Bust Without Policy Change
7-24
Vermont must break its addiction to fuel
7-24
Trek highlights climate change
7-24
Climate change: U.S. ignores science at its peril
7-24
Warning - life on earth faces a major crisis
7-24
Europe Swelters in Heatwave, 21 Dead in France  -  Heatwave in Europe, US But is it Climate Change?
7-23
Bob Edwards: Battered, but not defeated
7-23
Protesters will be waiting for Bush in South Hills
7-23
Averting more disaster   -  MSHA pressed to hire mine inspectors
7-23
Don Blankenship: It's my right to provide information on candidates (Get out your barf bag...)
7-23
Stream conditions worry residents
7-23
The good news on global warming
7-23
Promising approach may make solar power competitive with fossil fuels for the first time, experts say
7-23
Grease Is the Word: Fill It Up With Fry Oil
7-23
Environmental concerns
7-23
Warming to the Inconvenient Facts
7-23
Coal-fired power plants a step backward for N.J.
7-23
Coal-to-liquid projects proposed for 2 states   -   Gasification may fuel comeback of Illinois coal industry
7-23
SoCal Hits Record Temperatures, Energy Conservation Urged
7-23
100 - get used to it   -   Europe suffers as heat continues, storms erupt
7-23
Ecological Crisis Looms Off San Francisco Coast
7-23
Warming climate could alter weather, farming in the Midwest
7-22
Mountaintop removal: Second Ky. surface miner killed this week   -  Pike man killed in mine accident
7-22
Series of mine lightning strikes largely ignored  -  Our motto is safety last
7-22
Coal Rush to Threaten Environment, Challenge Americas Energy Security: Environmental Groups   -    Coal plants blasted in new national report   -  Texas utility racing to build polluting coal-fired power plants
7-22
Inspiration and outrage, not perceived political reality, needed in Coal Crisis
7-22
Power Plants Are Major Influence In Regional Mercury Emissions
7-22
Activist groups to protest Bush visit
7-22
Scientists Group Fears More Pollution 
7-22
Man found dead in car submerged in sludge pond
7-22
Kanawha synfuel plant closes?
7-22
Democrats' message for Massey chief: Bring it on
7-22
Peabody posts record revenue
7-22
Energy Department puts out draft of oft-criticized reorg proposal
7-22
Blistering temperatures blamed for 28 deaths in US  -   Heat blamed for 20 deaths in France
7-22
Drought, gales and refugees: what will happen as UK hots up
7-22
Climate crisis being ignored
7-22
Warming climate could alter weather, farming in the Midwest
7-22
Researchers Link Wildfires, Climate Change
7-22
Climate Apocalypse Now
7-22
Cost of food grows to 18m tons of carbon dioxide
7-22
Climate change could have killed ancient city
7-22
Change is blowin' in the wind in Pa.
7-22
An Electric Car With Juice
7-22
U.S. Begins Solar Photovoltaic Module Testing
7-22
BP boosts solar cell efficiency   -  BP Solar develops new silicon growth process
7-21
Sago families urge Manchin to follow through on disaster report   -  New York Times editorial: The Disastrous Lessons of Sago  -  Sago tragedy: Lessons learned?  -  Mine safety report: Improvements can and should be made now  -  Sago report disappoints some families
7-21
"Coal Rush" To Threaten Environment, Challenge America's Energy Security   -   Coal Power Gets Black Marks From Environmentalists  -  Energy conservation research preferable to coal plants
7-21
Peabody Profit Up 61 Pct on Coal Demand
7-21
Small methane blast burns 2 coal miners  -  Mine Accident In Monongalia County
7-21
Pa. coal-to-diesel project mines bipartisan support   -   Plans for $1.3 billion Illinois coal-to-gas plant advance  -  Making oil from coal is bad for Montana  -  Rentech project looking for financing  -   Peabody considering Tri-State mines for new 'coal-to-liquids' project
7-21
Drilling could hit all-time high   -   Offshore drilling part of Capito's plan to reduce gas, oil costs
7-21
Dems say theyre ready for Blankenship  -  Casey accuses Blankenship, GOP of collusion in House
7-21
MU-WVU game sponsorship stirs its own interest  
7-21
Washington County power plant rejected  -  Waste Coal: Planners deny first applications for power plant
7-21
Republican Raese raises funds in-state
7-21
We deserve CBM answers 
7-21
RFK Jr. Blows the Whistle on Diebold
7-21
In 'Who Killed the Electric Car?' There's No Question About Who's the Villain
7-21
A new kind of money
7-21
Are you now or were you ever an environmentalist?; In the wake of the US war on terror, nonviolent campaigners are increasingly being caught up in a Green Scare that defines them as terrorists
7-21
Undersea gas could speed global warming
7-21
Science Is Solid on Climate Change, Experts Tell Congress   -  Global Warming Disputes Heat Up Congress  -  Climate change on Capitol Hill
7-21
Energy Economics For a Sustainable Future
7-21
Ohio awards more than $100K for local solar/wind projects
7-20
Earth facing 'catastrophic' loss of species
7-20
Coal to Liquid: The Return Of Nazi Oil
7-20
Sago report proposes reforms; Everything that could go wrong did go wrong   -    MSHA orders stronger seals for underground mines    -   W.Va. miners would be alive if Sago seals worked
7-20
FutureGen consortium to reveal site finalists Tuesday   -  Power plant short list announced Tuesday
7-20
Clean water worth more than coal
7-20
The Chairman of the State Democratic Party says Massey CEO Don Blankenship cannot buy an election in West Virginia
7-20
On coal-fired plants, not calculating all the costs
7-20
Power use sets summer record
 
7-20
Sierra Club, Steelworkers push clean energy
7-20
Groups seek path for Fayette appeal
7-20
Book highlights shameful side of W.Va. politics
7-20
On coal-fired plants, not calculating all the costs
7-20
Weaning China away from coal
7-20
Helicopter crashes on Hobet
7-20
 
Coal mining memorial approved for Mingo County
7-20
Boom Times in Wyoming, and Worrying Times as Well
7-20
Cashing in on China's renewable energy boom
7-20
Solar Homes Have Residents Keeping Cool and Paying Less for Electricity  -  Solar power offers alternative for local users
7-20
Israel: "We should be a solar power"   -  Morocco Pushes Renewable Energy as Oil Prices Soar
7-20
Scramble to Save Lives as Heatwave Hits Europe  -  Europe Power Supplies Stretched as Heatwave Bites   -  Europe gasps as heatwave temperatures soar
7-20
Conservation Keeps California From Breaking Record
7-20
ECOLOGY EQUALS ECONOMY   -  Pollute Less and You Could Cash In, Britons Told
7-20
Who Will Be Hit Hardest by Climate Change?
7-20
Climate change producing more, hotter wildfires
7-20
Little Shelter From U. S. Record Heat   -   Britain braced for record July temperatures
7-19
Kentucky mountaintop removal mine accident kills drill operator
7-19
Sago Mine report expected today
7-19
In-state donors aid Capito, Callaghan   -  Mollohan, Wakim report contributions
7-19
Professor driven to promote use of biodiesel fuel  -  Do-it-yourselfers turn diner grease into biodiesel fuel
7-19
Turbines are good alternative to coal  (scroll down)
7-19
Clean-coal plant bids soon to be whittled
7-19
Peabody expands efforts to turn coal into liquid fuel  -   Rentech teams with Peabody on coal-to-fuel projects
7-19
U.S. Crops Wither under Stifling Heat Wave
 
7-19
Global warming linked to increased fire activity in Wyoming  -  Temperature set to hit 100 degrees - and global warming is to blame
7-19
'UK's hottest day ever' warning   -  U.S. Sweats as Heat Hits Triple Digits
7-19
Report warns of financial melt-down from abrupt climate change
7-19
Scientists: Southeast Asia losing billions to climate change
7-19
Scramble for wind power market heats up in China
7-19
Slash your power bill via energy-efficient bulbs: Study
7-19
Toyota Considers US Effort for Alternative Fuels
7-18
Bluefield Daily Telegraph letter to the editor: Coal liquifaction -- An environmental folly
7-18
Coal pushed for energy independence; Regional cooperative of energy-producing states elects Manchin chairman  (What about the carbon dioxide? What about the huge toll from mining coal? What about the heavy metals? What about the water? What about the future? What about the huge subsidies propping up a dinosaur industry? What about sanity? There is no such thing as "clean" coal, and "energy independence" shouldn't kill us!)
7-18
Global Heating, 2006 Hottest Yet  -  U.S. Braces for Record Heat from Coast to Coast  - US Sees Widespread Record Power Use Amid Heat Wave - Beckley area sees near-record temperatures  -  Broiling temperatures grip large swaths of US  -   Record temperatures expected as heatwave hits Britain
7-18
Record Temperatures Meet Record Stupidity  - 
7-18
Herald Dispatch Editorial: Campaign funds, politics -- watch out
7-18
Wind turbines are a good energy option  -  Windmills have great potential
7-18
Bowl name tarnishes WVU-MU game (scroll down)
7-18
Johnstown PA newspaper: Trucks bringing tons of worry--waste coal
7-18
Many Hurdles to Montana Coal Development  -  Wyo. agency seeks ideas for coal gasification plant
7-18
Montana wildfire approaches homes, coal piles 
7-18
Maryville College professor to head Appalachian Center
 
7-18
Merger means solar power at fossil prices
7-18
All Energy for Europe Could Come from Concentrating Solar Power
7-18
Microgeneration moves to mainstream in Scotland
7-18
Rivers run black in Shanxi
7-18
Living beside our largest polluter
7-18
Protesters Condemn G8 Support of Nuclear, Coal, Oil  -  Leaders urged to move swiftly on climate change
7-18
Rich Nations Snub Blair Vision for Nuclear-Powered Future
7-18
World Bank forms nonprofit unit to combat climate change
7-18
Wal-Mart Sustainability Meeting Focuses on Climate Change, Supply Chain
7-18
Economists must take climate change seriously say scientists
7-18
New Energy on India
7-18
Drive to popularize use of solar energy
7-18
Energy: Civil rights lawyer believes the West is sacrificing democracy on the altar of profit
7-18
G8 has to give full priority to renewable energy  - The G-8's Risky Nuclear Embrace
7-18
Reading the Vital Signs of the World
7-18
US News and World Report: Hey, global-warming doubters: Come to Alaska
7-17
W.Va. has air-pack dilemma
7-17
Golf course brings economic development   -   Golf course on destroyed mountain is disgrace, not a joy
7-17
Latest Don Blankenship blitz ambitious
7-17
Big business blames miners (scroll down)
7-17
Is alt-energy a distraction from real solutions?
7-17
'Inconvenient Truth' is a must-see film
7-17
Coal mountain
7-17
Threat to wildlife as lake faces being buried by ash
 
7-17
Climate change and the church  -   Baptists warn environmental politics could divide evangelicals
7-17
Blast, Flood in China Coal Mines Kill 64
7-17
Mercury battle is green vs. green
7-17
France's Chirac Warns Mankind Faces Climate Volcano
7-17
Greens Slam G8 Over Climate Change, Nuclear Boost
7-17
G-8 Leaders Issue Statement on Energy  -  From Group of 8, Energy Focus Is on Oil
7-17
Cashing in on China's Renewable Energy Boom
7-17
Three experts tell how renewable energy can create new jobs
7-17
Smart wind power, or not-so-smart?
7-17
Solar energy booming
7-17
How To Build a Solar Generator Using Junk Car Parts
7-17
Government tracks record heat
7-17
Canada Stresses Commitment to Kyoto Climate Pact   -  Ireland Nudges Up Carbon Allowances for 2008-12   -  Kyoto 1 Billion Tonnes Pollution Cut Seen in Doubt  -  EU's Dimas Says CO2 Cap Tighter for Second Phase  -  Greece to Raise Carbon Allowances for 2008-12
7-17
Program lets forests grow longer to combat global warming
7-17
Our wasteful ways will finish us off
7-17
Going green at the office
7-16
Tiny minority funds state campaigns, report says
7-16
Coal-bed methane is worth a fortune, but whose is it?
7-16
Bluefield Daily Telegraph: An opportunity we must not miss Region must push for coal-to-liquid plant   -    Coal to oil: A limited solution
7-16
July 15th 2006 -- Day of Action for Climate Justice 
7-16
'Dream House' polluted stream; Same company that built TV house wants to build along New River   -  Affluent moving in droves to woods   -  Park Service to hold more Gorge plan hearings
7-16
Sinkholes Open in Rivesville
7-16
Arch
7-16
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McVeigh residents battle flash flooding
7-16
MSHA issues (scroll down)
7-16
Utilities want to bring clean coal to the West
7-16
Chinese coal mine blast kills 18, traps 39
7-16
A Nuclear Renaissance?
7-16
G8 to feed Oil Addiction, fuelling Climate Change
7-16
Going solar
7-16
A Portable (and Squeezable) Way to Recharge
7-15
Gorge development given final approval
7-15
DEP drops ball on stream situation (follow link, then scroll down)
7-15
Coal Operating in Soviet Style Economy   -  In Goodell Company, unabridged  - In Goodell Company
7-15
Mine subsidence opens craters near day care center, residence
7-15
UUA concludes Annual Meeting with resolution to combat global warming
7-15
Massey chief has new hit list  -  Blankenship launches election blitz
7-15
MSHA backs consultants hiring
7-15
Families of lost miners are heard  -  Darby families demand more accountability over mine investigators
7-15
Utilities Bid for $1B Clean-Power Plants
7-15
Impact of proposed Central Texas coal plants discussed in Dallas
7-15
Pumped Up on Carbon Dioxide, Vines Strengthen Their Grip
7-15
Climate change puts national parks at risk
7-15
Measures, large and small, to ease global warming effects
7-15
Running A Diesel Engine On Vegetable Oil
7-15
Cashing in on China's renewable energy boom
7-14
Sago air pack out of date  -  Tougher mine air pack rules considered
7-14
Blankenship To Launch Campaign Against Incumbents
7-14
Byrd seeks proof stalled MSHA nominee is not running agency
7-14
Truthout: Mountaintop Removal Drives Protests
7-14
Documentaries tell stories of towns devastated by coal-waste spills
7-14
State Agencies Slate Mercury Exposure Public Hearing for July 20
7-14
Rahall pushes coal-to-liquid act  -   Rahall Seeks to Replace 'Gas Pump' with 'Coal Pump
7-14
'Global fear' over energy plans
7-14
Global Warming: What You Need to Know
7-14
Ethanol Boom Could Hurt World's Poor - Expert   -  US Ethanol Plants Look to Tax-Free Financing
7-14
Oil industry hits peak production  -  Clinton: not briefed on peak oil
7-14
A hundred thousand points of light
7-14
Supermarkets and Service Stations Now Competing for Grain
7-14
Planet faces clear and present danger
7-14
Global warming 'will cancel out Western aid and devastate Africa'
7-14
Blair wants G8 to be G13 to tackle climate change
7-14
Climate change is bad business
7-14
Need to act now on climate change
7-14
Midsize Town Looks for Ways to Go Renewable
7-13
ABC News: Global Climate Change Is Happening Now; Scientists Fear Global Warming Is Irreversible and Its Effects Possibly Disastrous
7-13
Battle of Blair Mountain may be focus of new film
7-13
What is Stickler Doing?
7-13
Mine accident remains under investigation
7-13
Coal truck accident causes power outage
7-13
Coal industry choking dreams
7-13
Two LTEs in Roanoke Times: Mountains are felled when people stay silent and Don't mistake youth for lack of knowledge (scroll down)
7-13
Huntington corps gets new head
7-13
Revised federal air pack rules may eliminate all but one brand  - Mine Air Pack Test Changes Urged Years Ago
7-13
Coal may not be cheapest option  -  Miller urges mayors to pressure TXU over coal-plant plans
7-13
Groups want drilling toxins revealed
7-13
Energy should not be political tool - Chirac  -  G-8 likely to set targets for energy usage  -  In energy, we're all connected
7-13
Shell In "Coal-To-Liquid" Deal With Chinese Firm  -  Will coal replace oil?
7-13
The Mother Of All Battles: For Oil
7-13
Is 2006 the year of peak oil? The latest figures are suggesting it could be...
7-13
U.S. Energy Secretary Bodman takes trip to northern Canadian oilsands
7-13
Renewables Are the Solution to Global Climate Change
7-13
New Technology Seeks to Heat, Cool with Solar Power  -  Boffins chill out with solar-powered beer bottles
7-13
Solar power makes rural site livable
7-13
PG&E considers using a natural energy source that comes from cows -- and it sure isn't milk
7-13
Solar company Solel to add 200 jobs  -  Solar power the answer - Canadian Champ Car meeting to feature solar car demonstration
7-13
Renewable energy producers complain to Senate committee
7-13
Governor's energy plan hits static  -  Governor sets 2010 deadline for energy plan
7-13
Scots have a huge supply of renewable energy sources on their doorstep  -  It's a volt winner as city goes for green
7-13
Study Concludes Dioxin is Toxic; Widely Produced Chemical Causes Cancer, Birth Defects, Developmental Problems   -  New Assessment of Dioxin Cancer Risk Needed - Report
7-13
Wal-Mart's global warming follow up  -  Gore Praises Wal-Mart for Enviro Efforts
7-13
Global warming: They're not laughing at Ron Sims now
7-13
Brokaw, 'Global Warming' host, is chilled by gas-guzzlers
7-13
'Climate change should be taken out of politics to allow radical remedies'
7-12
MIT Technology Review: The Dirty Secret
7-12
Wyoming miner suffers head injury
 
7-12
Defective mine air packs
7-12
New National Academies Study Concludes Dioxin is Toxic  US Panel Clears Way for Tougher Cleanup of Dioxin   -  Academy review 'like the Supreme Court'  -  Dioxin Less Dangerous?
7-12
Administration Again Pushing Anti-Environmental Court Nominee
 
7-12
Concerns Rise About CO2 Burial
7-12
Coal burns a hole in the carbon crusade
7-12
Dallas, Houston mayors gear up to fight coal plants
7-12
Coming Soon: A Tale of Whistle-Blowing at the EPA
7-12
Montana governor meets with another company about coal to gas  -  Coal gasification plant in Illinois gets new investor
7-12
Two coal-to-oil plants to be built in China at cost of US$12b
7-12
Agriculture federation sees potential in using grain in Ontario's coal plants
7-12
Mercury's frequent trips spread health dangers  -  Women undergo mercury testing
7-12
Grid-Connected Cars and Renewables: Understanding the Potential
7-12
Praise of Ehrlich Runs Hot, Cool on Renewable Energy
7-12
Maine must learn to rely on renewable energy
7-12
Carbon Prices No Cure for UK Energy Mix
7-12
Britain Signals Increased Target for Biofuels Use
7-12
Alpine glaciers 'under threat' from climate change
7-12
UN Supports Two-Year Expedition Probing Arctic Climate Change
7-12
Spain to Cut Free CO2 Emission Rights 20 Pct
7-12
Government backs small and green
7-12
UK Says Atomic Power Needed to Fight Global Warming  - UK Nuclear Focus May Boost Emissions   -   Cameron calls for green revolution   -  UK boosts nuclear lobby in global warming battle
7-12
EU's Barroso Says G8 to Renew Climate Commitments  -  Carbon Prices No Cure for UK Energy Mix
7-11
Pressure legislature to stop mountaintop removal
7-11
A Sorry Record: Waiting for breakthrough technologies is not the way to reduce greenhouse gases
7-11
Protesters gather at power plant  -  Environmental activists block access to coal-fired power plant  - Blockade!  - Blockade of Power Plant in SW Virginia
7-11
EF! blockades Virginia power plant  -  ACTIVISTS PROTEST AT POWER PLANT (scroll down)
7-11
Mines must give state air pack info  -  Replace suspect gear  -  Mines richer but not safer  -  Mine probes cost $90K
7-11
Roanoke Times LTE: Mountaintop removal is a great social injustice (scroll down)
7-11
Fletcher signs emergency coal rules  -  Fletcher speeds up push to boost safety   -  Back to breathing basics
7-11
 
Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Coal-to-liquid technology could fuel enormous economic boom for region (see the next few links and comments below)
7-11
A story in a West Virginia newspaper slobbers over coal gasification -- almost like the reporter got all her information from the industry. In West Virginia!
7-11
Frank Clemente: Don't dismiss benefits of a FutureGen plant for state (subsidize the future, not the poison of the past)
7-11
EPA report touts coal gasification technology (PDF) (What about the carbon dioxide? What about the huge toll from mining coal? What about the heavy metals? What about the water? What about the future? What about the huge subsidies propping up a dinosaur industry? What about sanity?) Technical Report On The Environmental Footprint and Costs of Coal-Based Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle and Pulverized Coal Technologies
7-11
Coal to liquid
7-11
Method in madness of legislator's attack on Appalshop
7-11
Vote fraud is bigger than ever (follow link, then scroll down)
7-11
Theyve got all the power ... still and finally
7-11
Study: Power Plants Influence Mercury Emissions
7-11
Coal subsidence rights stir debate
7-11
Political winds favor coal, not N. Texas air
7-11
U.S. importing huge amounts of coal
7-11
Energy Marshall Plan Needed, WWF Tells G8  
7-11
Politics Of the Pipelines   -  U.S. Launches Energy Program in Ukraine
7-11
Documents Show Cracks in UK Reactors as Blair Prepares to Push Nuclear Power
7-11
Wind Could be Third of French Energy Mix
7-11
Advocates laud biofuel as carbon neutral
7-11
IEA: China Needs Power Industry Overhaul  -  China Is Called On to Rein In Its Growing Use of Electricity
7-11
Ethanol Won't Solve Energy Problems
7-11
Md. Governor Pushes for Renewable Energy Use The Renewable Solution  -  Giant order within renewable energy may lead to a new Danish industry fairytale  -  California and Sweden Collaborate on Renewable Fuels
7-11
Living with Arctic climate change
7-11
Minimizing Your Impact on Climate Change
7-11
Climate change could devastate wine industry  -  Climate change could devastate U.S. wineries  -  Climate Change Could Slash US Wine Industry
7-11
Smart money eyes climate change
7-11
Climate change fueling wildfires
7-11
Environment Groups Angry at UN Inaction on Mt Everest
7-11
NJ's Swamplands Pledge to Meet Kyoto CO2 Targets
7-10
Earth First! action at dirty coal plant in Virginia - happening now!
7-10
West Virginia Public Radio: State leaders differ on appropriate response to global warming (Scroll down to July 10 story entry)
7-10
Christian Science Monitor: Why coal-rich US is seeing record imports
7-10
Volcanic Leaks Point to Climate Gas Storage Risks
7-10
Environment Becoming New Hedge Fund Play
7-10
The bizarre dance of wind power
7-10
Bluefield Daily Telegraph: People say were the Saudi Arabia of coal (Coal-to-liquid creates even more global warming gases. No more dirty coal subsidies. There is no such thing as "clean" coal! Coal is dirty when you blow up mountains and bury streams to get it, dirty when you prepare it for market, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, and even if you do spend a boatload of money on cleaning up emissions--money that should be going into truly clean renewable energy, it is dirty when you dispose of the ash. Plus, it sure dirties up politics!)
7-10
Big Coal Cons America Countering Coal Power--Newberry on Energy
7-10
Health effects of coal plants under debate  -   Greenpeace: Shun coal power projects
7-10
Start at the top to test mine rescue equipment (scroll down)
7-10
Train line upgrade stopped in its tracks
7-10
Local Man Oversees Coal Safety
7-10
Taste of mining dangers - without risking lives
7-10
Pennsylvania DEP offers mine subsidence insurance to help homeowners protect properties
7-10
Eight miners die in China's calamity-prone Shanxi
7-10
Chafing at a Plan to Add Power Lines to the Landscape
7-10
Running Hard, Senate Power Seeks a New Image
7-10
Energy Supply Worries Ignite Coal Revival in UK  -  Legislators Fault Britain for "Hasty" Nuclear Review   -  MPs warn Blair over nuclear review sham
7-10
Shell Plans Cleaner Second Generation of Biofuels
7-10
Alternative fuel business may be areas future
7-10
Fuel Scientists See Drawbacks to Clean Hydrogen Hydrogen wasteful way to store energy
7-10
Samuelson's Wishful Thinking on Global Warming
7-10
The Insurance Industry Is Feeling The Heat Of Global Warming
7-10
Lower grade uranium could hasten climate change pace
7-10
One tenth of bird species 'will vanish'
 
7-10
Making a global issue a local one
7-10
Reduced rainfall tied to emissions
7-10
Thousands Displaced by Noxious Mud in Indonesia
7-10
Going solar on a smaller scale
7-10
HK's CLP Eyes Renewable Energy Projects in Asia
7-10
Want to save the planet? Start by turning out the light
7-10
Storms heat up global warming debate
7-10
Painting the campus green
7-10
How can I make my car greener?
7-10
In praise of ... hydrogen bikes
7-10
Plants, grass on the rooftop? No longer an oddity.
7-9
Man killed while working at coal preparation plant
7-9
Mary Wildfire: Convenient Gore promo still a good primer on global warming   -  Gore Movie Reaching the Red States, Too
7-9
Paul J. Nyden: Doomsday--Strategist who helped engineer Republicans rise cautions against nations current path
7-9
Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Coal has power to fuel independence (There is no such thing as "clean" coal! Coal is dirty when you blow up mountains and bury streams to get it, dirty when you prepare it for market, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, and even if you do spend a boatload of money on cleaning up emissions--money that should be going into truly clean renewable energy, it is dirty when you dispose of the ash. Plus, it sure dirties up politics!)
7-9
'Wrong direction' on coal  -  Kentucky Fights For FutureGen
7-9
Author: Dependence on coal growing in U.S.  -  Author gives coal a kick
7-9
Hoops team raising money, awareness for mine disaster victims
7-9
Recent mining disasters prompt new federal, state safety laws
7-9
Coal ash landfill plan worries some
7-9
Companies begin processing coal into diesel fuel
7-9
NYC Tunnel Plot: Just Online Chatter, Sources Say
7-9
Global Warming and the Courts
7-9
Often-flooded Valley has own global warming evidence
7-9
Scientists Fear Global Warming May Hurt Mountain Mammal
7-9
Costly climatic assault proving a big economic threat already
7-9
Department of Energy shines light on wasteful light bulb
7-9
Doyle sets high goals for energy production  -  Doyle announces energy goals
7-9
Desert Windmills Considered As Energy Plan For Palm Springs Area
7-9
Solar energy's the (heat) wave of the future
7-9
Wind power is the way ahead says Salmond
7-9
State leader urges P.V. farmers to grow renewable energy
7-9
Indiana farming town tries for all-renewable energy
7-9
Obsession with nuclear power is wrong for Britain, Mr Blair   -  Energy review 'a sham' to back Blair on nuclear  -  Revealed: Blair's energy blueprint
7-9
Russia's energy wasteland
7-9
Asia going nuclear amid rising oil prices
7-8
Golf course on destroyed mountain is disgrace, not a joy
7-8
MJS offers magnets to coalfield residents
7-8
King Coal Highway: Routine meeting turns ugly
7-8
Mine safety nominee gets Labor job   -  Playing politics with miners' lives;  Labor Dept. Hires Blocked Nominee for Mining Post
7-8
Governor's special mine investigations have cost $90,000 to date
7-8
119 faulty air packs found by state
7-8
Vandana Shiva: End Of Cheap Oil, The Global Energy Crisis And Climate Change PEAK OIL HAS ARRIVED / CRISIS IMMINENT  -  Oil prices seen soaring over $100, staying high   -   Energy & Buildings
7-8
West getting burned by climate change, study says  -  Climate Change Increasing Western Wildfires
7-8
Disease, habitat loss and climate change threatens amphibians; Third of species at risk, say scientists; Rescue breeding urged to counter extinctions
7-8
Climate change disrupts fisheries
7-8
Business looks to costs of climate change
7-7
China Coal-Mining Village Blast Kills 43
7-7
Engineer suggested changes to mine air pack testing years ago
7-7
Mine's safety lax, lawyer for victims says  -  Kentucky Darby Mine No. 1 cited before explosion
7-7
Mine deaths spur demand for worthless airpacks
7-7
U.S. Coal-Producing State Bets on Clean Energy (Nothing using coal is "clean") Aid Urged for Commercializing Clean Power-Generation Technologies
7-7
GreenUp offers clean energy linkup
7-7
The Biofuel Illusion
7-7
Shell Says Biofuels From Food Crops "Morally Inappropriate" (Agreed, but, wonder what they say about killing Ogoni people for oil, not to mention burning the planet to a crisp, too...)
7-7
Concerns aired over longwall coal mining creek impact
7-7
Rise in wildfires linked to climate change
7-7
Climate change 'real and severe'
7-7
Effect of climate change on oceans gaining attention
 
7-7
Saving the world in six "easy" steps
7-7
Business On A Warmer Planet
7-6
Boulder shattered a home, and a life
7-6
Since when did Arch Coal buy Route 44?
7-6
Mining air pack quality debated  -  Coal mine air pack market expands under new safety laws
7-6
Explosive greed: Mines won't provide $600 methane detectors
7-6
EPA sues East Kentucky Power
7-6
9 ways YOU can achieve energy independence!
7-6
FLBS puts price on Flathead Lake; Mountaintop removal in Canada?
7-6
Reducing the mercury danger  -  A more efficient energy future
7-6
Australian Coal Mining Stocks Jump, Led by Excel, on Takeover by Peabody
7-6
Canada Greens Fight C$7 Billion Suncor Oilsands Project
7-6
Global Warming Solutions That Work Well for the Midwests Economy
7-5
Roanoke Times: A gut reaction to mountaintop mines
7-5
Congress learns about Mingo County's King Coal Highway
7-5
Trout streams: Safe for development?
7-5
Climate Change Evaporates From G8 Agenda     Clash looming over energy security at G8 summit
7-5
Search for New Oil Sources Leads to Processed Coal
7-5
New solar power much cheaper than oil, says report  -  20 years before solar energy will be cost competitive  -  Renewable hydrogen technology is available right now
7-5
Mayo Clinic collides with coal trains
7-5
Growing Acidity of Oceans May Kill Corals
7-5
World awake to climate change but not us - report
7-4
On the Fourth, Read the Declaration of Impeachment
7-4
Julian Martin: Friends of Coal Bowl: Football helmets become ads for mountaintop removal?
7-4
Daily Kos: "Friends of Coal Bowl" Sellout: Naming of a Football Game
7-4
Massey Sues Stenographer Over Trial Record
7-4
MSHA: Better investigation
7-4
Open for business, West Virginia
7-4
Wind farms create energy, save lands (scroll down)
7-4
Elected officials ignore real problems
7-4
ICG to open Putnam HQ
7-4
Great American wisdom on freedom and ecology
7-4
Revenue sets new record; Manchin wants surplus to lower taxes and debt
7-4
Two coal barges sink in Monongahela River
7-4
Senators: Bush wrong on global warming
7-4
Climate change could cause earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, scientists say
7-4
Climate change - Green power to the people
7-4
Big Costs Seen for Small Carbon Credit Projects
7-4
RAPING APPALACHIA-MOUNTAIN JUSTICE MOVEMENT
7-4
Tapping the Latent Power in What's Left Around the Barnyard
7-4
Owner of solar energy firm touts sun as hot commodity
7-4
NYIT and USMMA Dedicate America's First Solar-Hydrogen Fuel Cell Home
7-4
Governor Kulongoski Pitches Oregon Advantage To Sanyo Clean Energy
7-4
Wave energy causes surfers rift
7-4
The Race to Replace Fossil Fuels
7-4
Maui to house large wind power farm
7-3
Jimmy Carter: We Need Fewer Secrets
7-3
On the Fourth, Read the Declaration of Impeachment
7-3
Cautionary tales amid the latest coal revival  -  Coal isn't the energy answer, America
7-3
Young and eager, activists aim for a clearer focus
7-3
A little man with a big role in the movement (Gibson is on OVEC's board)
7-3
LEISURE: Books on tape are an instant storytime (Includes info on When Miners March)
7-3
FUTUREGEN PLANT WILL PRODUCE FUTURE PROBLEMS
7-3
Wakim acknowledges error in statement on Mollohan
7-3
Legislator getting signals crossed
7-3
Power Plants Are Major Influence In Regional Mercury Emissions  -  Impact from power plant would be widespread
7-3
Time to Curb Mercury Emissions
7-3
Green? It's a bit of a gray area
7-3
The False Hope of Biofuels: For Energy and Environmental Reasons, Ethanol Will Never Replace Gasoline
7-3
If only gay sex caused global warming
7-3
LNG as interim energy source
7-3
Climate change puts parks at risk
7-3
What you can do to slow global warming
7-3
We need regulation to reduce this waste of energy
7-3
Climate change making ominous mark on Midwest
7-3
Addressing the Realities of Climate Change
7-3
Long-haul birds 'returning early'
7-3
Tell politicians to act now to reverse global warming
7-3
EU Carbon Market Tested as States Miss Key Deadline
7-3
Testing Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes in California
7-3
Pioneering Technology Lab Now Puts Energy Into Solar
7-3
Car industry needs carbon trading
7-3
Green fears grow as Britons binge on power-hungry devices
7-3
Koreans confront their oil addiction; A South Korean effort mirrors Hawaii's goals for power generation from alternate sources
7-3
How solar power works  -  PV solar cell systems provide power backup
7-3
Indian Tidal Power Plant to Threaten Tigers
7-3
Architects set out to make "green" row house
7-2
Getting Off Our Nuclear Power Fixation
7-2
The Roanoke Times: Moving the mountains
7-2
The Roanoke Times: Practice sparks battles over federal regulation; The latest cases contend that dumping waste into streams violates the Clean Water Act
7-2
Wendell Berry on 'dirty deal' of mountaintop removal
7-2
Opponent critical of mine tax vote
7-2
Mine safety agency comes under scrutiny
7-2
Law school students help miners seek compensation
7-2
Coal Waste: Power plant permit hearing concludes
7-2
Coal gasification plant questioned  -  Alabama could profit from coal to liquid (or that is, a few could profit, while the rest are poisoning)
7-2
U.S. power plants emit more mercury: study
7-2
Power, politics and pollution
7-2
Wheeling News-Register: Dont Go Too Far To Attract FutureGen Power Plant
7-2
'Will work': Beware politicians who don't respect mountain values, culture
7-2
China's massive use of coal a threat at home, around globe  -  Coal Mine Accidents
7-2
Impact from power plant would be widespread
7-2
Action Alert: Bush Climate Plea: Confront "An Inconvenient Truth", Lead on Global Warming
7-2
Senator Dianne Feinstein: Fight warming by emitting less carbon dioxide
7-2
Poison ivy itching for climate change
7-2
Warming may devastate fishing
7-2
Floridians who go solar now can get cash back
7-2
Wastewater plant to use solar power
7-2
Minneapolis approves land sale for clean energy facility
7-2
Embracing ethanol: Florida looks to biofuels to fix energy woes
7-2
Ministers warned on nuclear power  -  Nuclear cutback in energy plans  -  Sparking revolution in European energy policy
7-2
Cool light discovery saves energy, makes microchips more environmentally friendly
7-2
China consumes less energy with faster economic growth rate
7-1
Turning up the heat  -  We are running out of time
7-1
Lost connection to animate Earth
7-1
Plant bidding war would cost W.Va. too much
7-1
Nearly $75k spent on Boone Senate race
7-1
July 15th International Day of Direct Action against Climate Change
7-1
G8 Countries Agree on Energy Security Rules (Here's the deal--we take everything you have and we poison the future. Any questions?) Energy to top agenda at July G-8 summit in Russia
7-1
Longwall Mining: Couples say coal company wrecked their land
7-1
 US Air Force to test alternative jet fuel blend
7-1
Lighting the key to energy saving
7-1
How a fresh crop of CFOs is propelling the alternative-fuels industry
7-1
Blair's nuclear error  -  Britain's nuclear industry is hunting a figurehead to 'win the hearts and minds' of the public
7-1
A 100-mpg car? Let's start the race
7-1
Energy illusions: Time to end subsidies for ethanol pipe dream  -  Biofuels dont look like best solution
7-1
Grease Guzzlers
7-1
Solar home teaches new tricks
7-1
Global warming debate swells after US floods
7-1
Europe should set 'emission limit'
7-1
Rising CO2 levels not as good for crops as thought   -  Yield Study Casts Doubt on a Climate-Change Prediction  - Global food supplies at risk
7-1
Climate change raises tough questions  -  Climate change threat to coastline
7-1
Global Warming and the Alternative Scenario
7-1
Congressional Climate Change Deniers Attack AP and Gore
7-1
Climate Change and Public Policy
7-1
Global Warming's Affect In Alaska
 
7-1
Global warming film a needed wake-up call
7-1
Global warming may lead to colder winters in Britain
7-1
Congressman thwarts Texas colleague's intimidation of scientists and lets them do their work

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