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7-31
Former DEP chief speaks out on mining reclamation
7-31
Former DEP chief speaks out on mining reclamation (scroll to 7/26 entry)
7-31
 
CTL (coal to Liquid) One Terrible Idea For Solving Our Energy Needs  -  Tell Congress Liquid Coal is a Bad Deal for Global Warming...
7-31
...But meanwhile in Kentucky officials visit "clean" CTL plant
7-31
 
...And meanwhile from the U.S. National Petroleum Council: A Coal-To-Liquids Assessment
7-31
Diesel spill at ICG mine fouls Tug Fork tributary
7-31
Energy Bill Aids the Expansion Plans of Atomic Power Plants   -  Firm Applies To Expand Nuclear Plant In Maryland
7-31
50 Dirtiest U.S. Power Plants: Co2 Pollution Linked To Global Warming On Track To Rise By A Third, Mixed Picture On Other Key Pollutants
7-31
A fresh start, 'unbridled cleanup' of government
7-31
An interview with Barack Obama about his presidential platform on energy and the environment
7-31
Massey considering ways to increase production
 
7-31
Illinois bids to bring in "clean-coal" plant
7-31
Boxer vows to act on global warming
7-31
Australia Pushes "Clean" Coal
7-30
Coal-to-liquids a shell game we shouldnt play (letters to the editor are great tools; please use them!)
7-30
More research needed on carbon sequestration
7-30
Two weeks until the Convergences for Climate
7-30
Suit targets power plant loans
7-30
Issues surrounding coal bed methane drilling in Pa.  -  Property owners seeking royalties
7-30
Kentucky: Paid for idled special session, lawmakers seek to reject checks
7-30
Ownership In Mine Safety
7-30
German Hard-Coal Production to Cease by 2018, When Subsidies Expire
7-30
Kansas seeks to rely on both coal and wind to generate electricity
7-30
Proposed coal mine across Cook Inlet draws protesters
7-30
Critics claim coal-fired power plant's water use is excessive
7-30
69 miners trapped in coal mine flooding in central China
7-30
Big Ideas For A Small Planet Pray (coal sludge dam photo credit should got to OVEC and SouthWings)
7-30
Experts warn of Mercury levels in Gulf
7-30
Wildfires bring up climate-change issues
7-30
Study Blames Climate Change for Rise in Hurricanes  -  Global Warming Causing More Atlantic Hurricanes, Study Finds
7-30
Melting ice may threaten water supplies  
7-30
Uniting to fight warming
7-30
Senators assess climate change from Greenland  -  Global warming triggered by our actions
7-30
Montgomery County: County, Others Pledge to Fight Global Warming
7-30
Austrians Convinced of Climate Change
7-30
UK: Summer is Wettest Since Records Began  -  UK Forecasters See More Deluges in Years To Come  -  Farmers Struggle To Stay Afloat After UK Floods  - Weather Wreaks Havoc on Europe's Grain Crop
7-30
US Launches Program To Offset Carbon With Trees
7-30
UN Aims To Set Example in Carbon Neutral Push
7-29
Rahall studies input on strip-mining regs (please write Rahall and tell him what you think)
7-29
Citibank and Bank of America Urged to Divest From Dirty Coal
7-29
Kentucky energy session evokes hope, scorn; Legislature plans to iron out deal for Peabody 
7-29
Train Hits Coal Truck in Mingo County
7-29
To dismay of power utilities, coal emissions are under fire
7-29
Hearing on Power Line Draws Vocal Crowd
7-29
Coal is king but for how long?
7-29
Lawmakers press feds for millions
7-29
Boxer blasts EPA's stance on gases law  - U.S. Environment Chief Draws Fire on Global Warming
7-29
As development and climate change imperil rice yields, scientists seek new Green Revolution
7-29
Can Britain beat the storms ahead
7-28
Massive diesel spill fouls Tug River; Authorities at the ICG East Kentucky surface mine site; Spill not reported for hours
7-28
Clinton comes to town
7-28
The Showdown on Coal-to-Liquid Technology
7-28
Big Coal powers questions
7-28
We can't pass energy problems to next generation
7-28
Convergences for Climate Action Aug 8-14
7-28
Eastern U.S. coal profits top the West  -    Massey Mulls Met Coal Production   -   Massey considers raising high-end coal production
7-28
Wall Street Journal: Coal doubters block new wave of power plants
7-28
US coal companies count cost of post-Sago safety
7-28
Coal Encroaches on "STATE ANIMAL" - Where's the DNR?
7-28
Ann Pancake to present at Kentucky Women Writers Conference
7-28
Lose waste, gain gypsum
7-28
Barge companies say drought driving up transport costs
7-28
Quecreek Five Years Later
7-28
Potential Higher Prices for Oil Can Translate into More Sustainable Transportation As Long as We Guide the Process
7-28
Floods show global warming is here
7-28
Ban, Schwarzenegger Urge Global Warming Action
7-27
Families Worried That Cemetery Was Bulldozed By Mountaintop Removal  -  Aerial photos of the cemetery--Thanks to SouthWings
7-27
Dry to the bone-Recent rains fail to relieve drought conditions in W. Va.   Gazette graphic of W. Va. drought
7-27
Representatives Oppose Costly and Dirty Liquid Coal Process
7-27
Kentucky: Richards takes the lead  -  Southeast's 100-job project up in the air
7-27
Pendulum swinging against coal  -  Is the Coal Rush Over?  -  Coals future in the U.S. dim
7-27
Miner takes his battle to West Virginia Supreme Court
7-27
Jim Kotcon: Power line would not serve W.Va.
7-27
SMCRA 30th Anniversary PR: The chestnut tree is spreading again along Appalachia's strip-mined mountainsides
7-27
Raney should use his power for mine safety
7-27
Dirtiest power sites include 4 in Indiana Texas leads list of dirtiest U.S. power plants  -  Dirtiest Power Plants in the USA Named
7-27
Navajos and Environmentalists Split on Power Plant  - The Economist: The politics of Indian coal
7-27
Documentary On Where Power Comes From
7-27
Alabama Company Is Exonerated in Murders at Colombian Mine  -  Coal company didn't set up killings, jury says
7-27
Reid tells four companies no coal power in Nevada
7-27
NC: Landfill Legislation Addresses Coal Ash Landfills
7-27
Coal mining threatens the "Heart of Borneo"
7-27
Barrasso opposes mining reclamation nominee
7-27
New Legislation in US Senate Promises Clean Water Protections
7-27
It's a Small World: Google Earth Outreach
7-27
Twisting Roads Take You to the Heart of Appalachia
7-27
Massey Energy Q2 EPS Surges On Top-line Growth  -  Consol Energy 2Q profit up 39 percent   -  ICG increases size of debt offering
7-27
The Peak Oil Crisis: Hard Truths
7-27
Nevada Has Big Temperature Gains
 
7-27
Smog May Speed Up Global Warming
7-27
Lawmakers Grill EPA Chief on California Law
7-27
Blighting Plants, Choking Lungs, Warming World Among Smog's Effects
7-26
Law not stopping mine damage, House told; Hearing held ahead of 30th anniversary of surface mine act on Aug. 3  - News from the 25th anniversary of SMCRA  -  Federal officials see improvement in surface mining reclamation
7-26
MSHA finds violations in mine deaths  -    MSHA cites W.Va. mine for roof fall deaths
7-26
Ky: August session proposed to consider giveaway of taxpayer dollars to coal   -  Legislators agree to work on energy bill
7-26
More coal to liquid insanity: A Promise and Compromise on Energy  -   Hoeven Meets With Congressional, White House Officials -   W2 Energy Inc. to Build Bench Scale Coal-to-Liquid Plant to Enter Into Diesel Fuel Market
7-26
Fiends of coal bomb Gods majestic mountains  -  Mattea doesnt understand mines
7-26
Mountaintop removal shocks Mattea ~Ramey, others join country music star on visit
7-26
Wyo: Feds may withhold dollars
7-26
Coal-to-natural gas plant announced
7-26
Are Voter Registration Drives Being Put Out of Business?
7-26
Liquefied gas tanks explode near Dallas
7-26
Planet Ark Ozone Cuts Plant Growth, Spurs Global Warming - Study
7-25
Voice of America: Debate Underway in US Over Coal's Future
7-25
Rest in peace: John G. Mitchell; Editor At National Geographic
7-25
Two letters to the editor in the Charleston Gazette: Mines move land, but so do roads (the letter writer fails to understand the extremely massive scale of mountaintop removal and the perpetually useless nature of the end "product" of this "work in progress") -  Is cheap power worth the sacrifice?
7-25
OVEC Action Alert
7-25
KFTC ACTION ALERT: No Subsidies for Filthy Fuels, updated
7-25
Fantasy of cheap electricity is just that
7-25
ICG plans to increase debt level
7-25
How Our Fossil Fuel Dependence Is Jeopardizing Our Healthcare System
7-25
How to Hit the Trifecta
7-25
China says coal use surging despite environmental worries
7-25
Texas: Cities, Counties, Environmental Groups Sue Over Coal Plant Permit
7-25
Lawsuit Filed to Block Mont. Coal Plant
 
7-25
Tuna's "Russian roulette"  -  Eat fish or avoid it? Scientists weigh in
7-25
High Mercury Levels Found in One-Fourth of Adults
7-25
What to Say to Those Who Think Nuclear Power Will Save Us  -  Renewable energy projects will devour huge amounts of land, warns researcher
7-25
G.E. Unveils Credit Card Aimed at Relieving Carbon Footprints
7-25
Study: climate change threatens cold-water animals
7-25
Johns Hopkins Adopts Climate Change Policy
7-25
British Prime Minister Blames Floods on Climate Change
7-25
Hungary heatwave kills hundreds
7-25
Study: Rising Temperatures Pose Danger
7-25
Britain to build five carbon neutral towns
7-24
WV Public Radio: (A couple of) West Virginians reply to RFK Jr. on mountaintop removal (scroll to 7/24 entry)
7-24
Botetourt County (Va.) residents prepare to fight mountain top mining
7-24
Will Congress' New Enviro Legislation Sell Us Out to the Coal Industry?
7-24
Forest coalition welcomes rule changes  - Drilling rules proposed to protect forests
7-24
Letter to the editor in the Charleston Gazette: Roberts boosts benefits for UMW (scroll down)
7-24

Letter to the editor in yesterday's Daily Mail: The true cost of coal is hard to measure (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools; please use them)
7-24
Lexington Herald Leader editorial on Peabody coal to liquid plans
7-24
More government propaganda on CTL: Lowell Miller has been spamming this coal-to-liquid op-ed all over the nation
7-24
More coal to liquid insanity: ConocoPhillips joins Peabody  -   Peabody and ConocoPhillips Enter Into Agreement to Explore Development of Midwest Coal-to-Substitute Natural Gas Facility
7-24
Coal States Frustration
7-24
Maryland: Coal company proposal could impact water source
7-24
Chinese question Schweitzer about coal project
7-24
Indian Tribe Becomes Force in Wests Energy Boom
7-24
 
South Africa: Acid From Coal Mines Pollutes Underground Water Systems
7-24
Japan quake sends tremors across nuclear industry
7-24
 
Environmental lawsuit aims to block coal-fired plant funding
7-24
Study highlights impact of climate change on Arctic river systems
7-24
Heavy rain in Britain due to global warming: Scientists   Thousands of Britons Flee Deluged Homes
7-23
Worldwide Floods Show Lessons Still Need Learning
7-23
French check out decapitation mines
7-23
After earning fellowship, photographer plans to document effects of mountaintop removal during West Virginia journey
7-23
Judy Bonds' LTE in Coal Valley News (letters to the editor are great tools; please use them)
7-23
Beckley Register-Herald: Coal-to-liquids idea is gaining more supporters  -  Lexington Herald Leader: We've been down synfuels road before; SUBSIDIZING COAL INDUSTRY WON'T BRING PROSPERITY
7-23
ICG Boss Says Mine Seal Regs Steep
7-23
New York Times editorial: How the Energy Dice Were Loaded
7-23
Wall Street Journal: Democrats' Divisions Weigh on Energy Bill
7-23
Exaggerated oil recovery
7-23
Shell Ordered to Suspend Arctic Offshore Drilling
7-23
Australia: Thoroughbred breeders continue push against coal mining
7-23
11 coal miners trapped in flooded coal mine in north China
7-23
Climate Change Threatens Latam Water Supply
7-23
Tibet's average annual temperature rising faster Tibet Warming Up Faster Than Anywhere in the World
7-23
Warnings sounded as Med melts in heat
7-23
England under water: scientists global warming link to increased rain
7-23
Report says carbon offset market needs code
7-23
Climate Change Fears Reach Even Formula One Racing
7-23
We must face up to the flooding, not flee to the sun
7-23
Climate Change Threatening Canada's Polar Bears, Will Unleash Insect-Borne Diseases
7-22
Charleston Gazette: 30 years later, mine laws success debated
7-22
Huntington Herald Dispatch editorial: Despite celebrity pleas, coal isn't going away (OVEC members want an immediate end to mountaintop removal, leadership that recognizes the crisis of global warming and a transition out of the carbon era into the renewable energy era. We want jobs with a future, not jobs that poison the air and water and lay waste to the land.)
7-22
Associated Press: States should take lead on climate change, governors say (what you are thinking is right-- NOT the WV & KY governors)
7-22
Kentucky candidates need epiphany on mountaintop removal
7-22
Beckley Register Herald: Mine inspectors difficult to retain
7-22
Editorial: Va. power plant-build it, but don't use mountaintop removal coal    -  New power plants pricey
7-22
Critics question coal-fired power plants water use
7-22
'Losing sight of Planet Earth'
7-22
Science chief: cut birthrate to save Earth; lower population would cut CO2 at a fraction of renewable energy cost
7-22
Park eyes climate change
 
7-22
Children team up to battle global warming
7-22
After the deluge, let's have action
7-22
Seven killed in coal mine gas blast in northeast China
 
7-21
Greens rejoice as analyst sours on U.S. coal
7-21
Coal Story's Next Chapter
7-21
New Glimpse at Players in Energy Group Led by Cheney
7-21
The truth about coal
7-21
More coal-to-liquid insanity: Grant funds study of W.Ky. plant feasibility   -  Engineers study Ky. for coal gasification plant PA: Coal-to-oil fuel hits the road    
7-21
Big Oil Signals Need For Alternative Fuels, Carbon Capture
7-21
Two Wright (PA) residents complain about pollution, noise from coal processing plant
7-21
Congress eyes changes to 1872 mining law
7-21
Coal bed methane companies impact quality of water in Eastern Montana
7-21
Veteran House Democrat Guards Turf on Energy
7-21
Killer heat bakes Europe
7-21
Climate woes hit poor hardest
7-21
National Public Radio: What We Can Do About Global Warming
7-21
High carbon footprint doesnt equal happiness
7-20
The Wild Side Radio News: Mountaintop Removal--The New Eco-Terrorists
7-20
How to Stop the Planet from Burning
7-20
Black Bears Bulldozed in West Virginia
7-20
River spill under control, DEP says  -  Water from old mine stains Big Coal River tributary
7-20
Kentucky Representative Looking For Funds To Complete Bridge For Industrial Site
7-20
Citigroup recommends investors get out of coal, downgrades major coal miners  -  Coal stocks tumble on Citigroup downgrade   -  Some good news about coal
7-20
PPG chlorine plant faulted as major source of mercury pollution  -  Group Protests Mercury Polluters, Including Ohio Valley Plant
7-20
More coal to liquid insanity: Federal funds for coal plant
7-20
DOGGING BIG COAL
7-20
'Clean coal' misleading says Greenpeace
7-20
Volunteers, sponsors sought for festival
7-20
Some Navajos Oppose Plant on Reservation
7-20
New plant may raise rates
7-20
Report predicts environmental disaster for US Northeast
 
7-20
INCREASE IN CREEPING VINES SIGNALS MAJOR SHIFT IN SOUTHERN U.S. FORESTS
7-20
Accidents Dim Hopes for Green Nuclear Option
 
7-20
Warming Poses Threats To Chesapeake, Group Says
 
7-20
Iron to Plankton To Carbon Credits
 
7-20
Climate change threatens polar bear population
7-20
Poll: Global Warming Top Environmental Problem
7-20
Beware Melting Glaciers This Century
7-19
Charleston Gazette: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. wants to send a message; Author lists mountaintop removal among 'Crimes Against Nature'   -  WVNS TV: Well-known environmentalist visits Raleigh County
7-19
Louisville Courier Journal:  Edwards visits Eastern Kentucky Young people chime in during Edwards' stop in Letcher; Environment and poverty concerns  -  Edwards pledges to fight poverty  - Appalshop's youth branch catapults mountaintop removal into presidential debate  -  Edwards visits Eastern Kentucky  
7-19
West Virginia Public Radio (scroll to 7-19 entries): Bobby Kennedy Jr. lashes out against WV politicians, media  - Edwards ends poverty tour in eastern KY
7-19
White Buck fined $50,000 in mine safety case  -   Massey subsidiary fined $50,000
7-19
Beckley Register Herald: Coal Association chief addresses FOC ladies  -   Raney meets with FOC Ladies, Mentions Kennedy, Mattea; Spurlock working on life as coal miner show
7-19
Cheney Suppressed Evidence in California Energy Crisis  - Papers Detail Industry's Role in Cheney's Energy Report
7-19
Blankenship Will Stay Part of Aracoma Lawsuit   Massey exec resigns
7-19
Many question liquid coal
7-19
In Kentucky: Meeting set with executive on coal-to-liquid plant  -  Legislative leaders, Fletcher to meet with Peabody next week
7-19
Letter to the editor in the Charleston Gazette: Raney cares only about profit
7-19
Miner's video prompts MSHA charge  -  Ky. coal mine cited after video showed cracked seals
7-19
House Bill Would Trump Supreme Court Clean Water Act Rulings
7-19
Japan's nuclear plans in disarray   Fast Facts About Japan's Nuclear Power Industry  -  Earthquake in Japan shows nuclear power no panacea
7-19
National Petroleum Council report comes up a dry hole
7-19
Can ecological economists stop the mainstreamers before it's too late?
7-19
EU Environment Chief Wants to Put a Price on Water
7-19
Ex-legislator brings baggage to judicial race
7-19
King Coal Highway: Resolutions enhance momentum
7-19
California: State must push feds to get tough on mercury pollution
7-19
Pennsylvania: When is a coal mine not a coal mine?
 
7-19
Part of "restored" Wyoming surface mine to be used for wind project
7-19
ScottishPower unveils plans to burn crops not coal
7-19
World Voluntary CO2 Market Tripled in '06 - Report
7-19
Pollution-Control Stocks Ride Environmentalist Wave
7-19
Natural Resource Partners Units Overvalued Due To Coal Price Strength
7-18
Judy Bonds' LTE in Daily Mail: Supporting coal isn't progressive and another, We All Can Do Better (scroll down for both)
7-18
Mine safety chief's testimony on seals criticized
7-18
3 Weeks Until the Convergences for Climate Action!
7-18
Worker killed from blast at Kentucky mountaintop removal site
7-18
Massey executive resigns abruptly
7-18
He who pays calls the shots (letters to the editor are great tools--please use them!)
7-18
Climate Crisis Truthiness ... misleading frames
7-18
Environmentalism for Billionaires
7-18
Kentucky: Coal as clean energy touted at economic summit
7-18
Keeping up with the NMA's CLT and mining safety(not) lobbying and pony shows
7-18
Poverty Tour Returns to Kentucky
7-18
Industry a priority in crafting energy plan
7-18
Denise Giardina: Table game opposition more than sin argument
7-18
Miners injured at Aracoma seek damages
7-18
Montana: Setback for Coal-To-Liquids Plant
7-18
Brandeis Universitys Massey Energy/Wellington Coal Mining Connection
7-18
Connected Diss: Voting your bliss
7-17
Robert Kennedy, Jr., In Charleston to Shoot Documentary
7-17
Volunteers, sponsors sought for festival
7-17
Kathy Matteas visit
7-17
DEP, Manchin take heat for shrinking stream list
 
7-17
Blue Ridge Outdoors: THE FUTURE OF ENERGY IN THE APPALACHIANS by Vernon Haltom
7-17
Fletcher upset by Richards' gesture toward Peabody
7-17
More coal to liquid insanity: Oil industry says CTL "needed" within 25 years as demand for oil soars
7-17
UN's Ban Says Will Press Bush on Climate Change
7-16
Hearing 6 p.m. today! Streams deserve proposed protection
7-16
The Tornoto Star: The coal, hard truth
7-16
Activists worry about power lines in parks
7-16
Scientific American: Worse than Gasoline--Liquid coal would produce roughly twice the global warming emissions of gasoline
7-16
Invest in green energy industry  -  The call says it all
7-16
Just Say No to Coal: Rain Forest Action Network Pressures Banks Over Coal, Global Warming
7-16
Alternative energy advocates urge South to Back Off Coal; Many lawmakers in region resist cleaner power  -  US Southern utilities, lawmakers resist call for renewable power
7-16
How Green Is Your Candidate?
7-16
Massey Energy Appoints Director of Investor Relations (not that's a hard job!)
7-16
Columbia Magazine: The new canary  -  Missing Mountain
7-16
Washington Post: Clues to Rising Seas Are Hidden in Polar Ice  - Anticipating a melting coastline: graphic  -  Melting and Running: graphic  - Travel: Endangered Planet
7-16
Governor Signs Florida Greenhouse Gas Targets  -  Florida to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050
7-16
China says climate change drying up major rivers
7-16
Greenpeace rates power companies on climate change
7-16
2007 likely to be second warmest year: Expert
7-16
Greenhouse Solutions--People Must Force Governments to Act
7-16
Scientific American: Clarifying some important issues about climate change
7-16
Europe may face hurricanes
7-16
Series looks at climate change effects on marine life
7-16
Nigerian environmentalist advises on climate change
7-16
India Plans Global Warming Roadmap by Year-End
7-15
The Presbyterian Outlook: Church group makes environmental tour to mining-scarred mountains
7-15
Coal's 'outlaw industry' tag has tragic staying power
7-15
Coal owners run ads to find new miners
7-15
Senate shows it's decider this time: Correll won't head OSM
7-15
Fight despoilers of beautiful mountains (letters to the editors are great tools; please use them!)
7-15
Testimony: Drummond Coal funded union security after Colombia killings
7-15
S.C. utility pushes for coal plant; Other states choosing more environmentally friendly power sources
7-15
Row over plan to build coal power plant in Britain--would be first new plant in 20 years
7-15
Coal mining on Navajo land draws lawsuit
7-15
"Peak oil" advocates blast U.S. industry study
7-15
Florida Governor Caps Climate Summit With Cleaner Energy Policy
7-15
What It Would Take to Put the Brakes on Global Warming?  -  Climate Change Debate Hinges On Economics
7-15
Global warming heats up the nuclear option
7-15
Global warming doco 'political propaganda'
7-15
Create-an-Ad Contest Aims to Push Climate Message
7-15
Paul McCartney urges: go veggie to halt climate change
7-15
India plans strategy to tackle global warming
7-15
Global Warming--North East Damage
7-14
Residents up in arms over mine permit
7-14
Senator Hunter not running in '08
7-14
Charleston man named as DEP general counsel
7-14
W.Va. hills are most beautiful place on earth (scroll down)
7-14
Creating developable land after mining a challenge (Boone; Logan, Mingo and other counties are already chock full of  decapitated mountains and where's the "economic development"? We don't "need" another scrap of flat land; we need to transition to a renewable energy economy; we need jobs with a future!)
7-14
Southern utilities resist renewables
7-14
Lawsuit challenges permits for Navajo coal mine
7-14
Wyoming: CTL plans unveiled
7-14
Mine seal rule debated (scroll to 7/13 entry)
7-14
Pittsburgh to host international waste conversion conference
7-14
Coal operator is free during appeal
7-14
Carving Plight of Coal Miners, He Churns China
7-14
Researchers Track Dust, Soot From China
 
7-14
Poisonous gas traps 20 in China coal mine
7-14
Schwarzenegger urges U.S. states to push Washington on climate change
7-14
Climate protest march under way
7-14
Dimming the link between solar activity and climate change
7-13
Scientists Detail Cost of Global Warming
7-13
John McFerrin: 'Better than it was before' not a valid argument
7-13
Looking out for the environment
7-13
Criticism of Kathy Mattea in Charleston Daily Mail: Dave Peyton: That was certainly a short conversation  -  Kathy Mattea can do better; Americans also should be told the inconvenient economic truths (yes they should be given a full accounting of all the externalized costs of coal--costs that perhaps don't come close to the taxes the industry pays; they should be told that mountaintop removal has devastated over a quarter of several southern county's watersheds; that conservation and energy efficiency could save 25 -30 percent of our electricity usage; that renewable energy can provides thousands of jobs--jobs with a future; etc. etc.) 
7-13
House chief: Let's meet with Peabody
7-13
Rethink coal-to- liquid fuel
7-13
Video shot in mine highlights safety debate  -  Witnesses split on new mine safety regulation
7-13
Peachtree employees looking for pay checks after mines idled
7-13
Pennsylvania: County coal mining boom continues
7-13
Suit in U.S. Over Murders in Colombia
7-13
Coal is the enemy of the human race: James Hansen edition
7-13
Ontario to Close All Coal Plants by New Year's Eve 2014
7-13
Climate change: Indians most worried
 
7-13
My words were twisted in global warming documentary: expert
7-13
Melting Ice Drives Polar Bear Mothers to Land
7-13
China glaciers melting at alarming rate
7-13
Christian Science Monitor: A sea change as the Earth warms
7-12
Video: Kathy Mattea Mountaintop Removal Tour
7-12
VIDEO: RFK Jr. Speaks Truth To Power In Fantabulous 'Live Earth' Speech
7-12
Mercurial: Environmental enforcement
7-12
Coal-to-liquid insanity: Kentucky GOP leaders taking state, nation backward  -  Lawmakers are called back  - LTE: King Coal Reigns Supreme NOT (scroll down to last entry)  - Flexing their muscle
7-12
More coal-to-liquid insanity: Study reviewing Mingo coal-to-liquid project
7-12
Logan Banner editorial: Diversify our economy
7-12
Wall Street Journal: Inside Messy Reality Of Cutting CO2 Output
7-12
Michael Morrison LTE: Churches must join environmental fight
7-12
Judge delays Massey mine sentencing
7-12
Report Warns of a Much Warmer Northeast; Effects Could Be Disastrous, Says Two-Year Study  -  Report: Pennsylvania's climate could be like Alabama's  -  Northeast faces flood risks from global warming  -  Global warming affecting the Everglades
7-12
WV Drought Could Diminish Fall Foliage
7-12
Convergences 4 Climate Action -- Down w/ the Fossil Fuel Empire & Up w/ Life!
7-12
Florida Plan Will Focus on Emissions and Climate
7-12
Lawmakers unveil industry-backed climate bill
7-12
Isn't that special? Arch Coal Highlights Corporate Commitment in Social Responsibility Report
7-12
Will the Decline of Coal Usher in a New Age of Nuclear?
7-12
Drummond coal goes on trial over Colombia killings
7-12
Water World: Slipping Toward Climate Catastrophe
7-12
On Global Warming, MoveOn Voters Pick Edwards
7-12
California Takes On Global Warming
 
7-12
Florida to Introduce Tough Greenhouse Gas Limits
7-12
Russia: 10 Killed in Coal Mine Blast
7-11
Charleston Gazette: 'What I saw today shocked me' --Mattea looks, listens to mountaintop removal
7-11
Associated Press: Country singer Mattea tours mine sites, listens to residents
7-11
WV Public Radio: Kathy Mattea shocked, disturbed by mountaintop removal tour (scroll to 7-11 entry)  - PDF of WV Public Radio Story -   MetroNews: Country Singer Shocked - WVVA: Singer Mattea Visits West Virginia   -   WOWK TV: Mattea Tours Surface Mine Sites  - Channel 11 Transcript on Mattea Visit  -  WSAZ: Singing about Mountaintop Removal  -  WSAZ from Monday evening: Kathy Mattea Tours WV Coalfields
7-11
New mine seal rule too tough, regulators, coal industry say -  Critics Gripe Over MSHA'S Mine Seal Rule
7-11
Charleston Gazette: Miner injured at Sago sues ICG
7-11
Local Woman To Be Featured On Sundance Channel
7-11
DOE director of the Office of Sequestration, Hydrogen and Clean Coal Fuels: Coal-to-liquid plants will provide clean fuel (op-ed by government propagandist. Coal-to-lqiuid fuel may burn cleanly, but making it is filthy, requires loads of energy, uses loads of freshwater and creates double the warming gases as an equivalent amount of oil. Coal-to-liquid is nuts!) - Lowell has same op-ed in Baltimore Sun
7-11
Consol says production idled after coal mine roof caves
7-11
Sierra Club objects to Taylorville plant
7-11
Brother Ernie Fletcher condemns sin, but only selectively  - GOP calls reveal political strings
7-11
EPA, Corps of Engineers working to clarify federal wetland role
7-11
Compromise Measure Aims to Limit Global Warming
7-11
7-11
Reasons Not to Glow  -  Regulators withheld life-threatening uranium spill informatgion
7-11
Solar Variations Not Behind Global Warming  -  New analysis counters claims that solar activity is linked to global warming
7-11
Foundation Coal Hires Lobbyist
7-11
7-10
The Green Word: The Sundance Channels new show on the religious push to save the earth
7-10
Berger rules for DOT in coal truck case
7-10
Costs Surge for Building Power Plants
7-10
Political conjuring: Coal-to-gas plan appeared out of nowhere  -  Snake oil from the past not what Kentucky needs
7-10
Ky. Senate passes energy bill; which has no chance of becoming law   -  Senate OKs all of Fletcher's proposals  - Fletcher suspends session for 3 weeks
7-10
Roof fall shuts down mine Coal Mine Evacuated After Roof Collapse (scroll down)
7-10
Md. Coal Company Cited in Deaths of Two
7-10
Sealing Off Problems   -   MSHA awarded federal funding
7-10
Global Warring: Climate Change Could Be The Root Of Armed Conflicts
7-10
Letter to editor from nine-year-old in Huntington Herald Dispatch (scroll to last letter)
7-10
Sen. Obama seizes on Live Earth in bid to woo environmentalists
7-10
The World Bank should reveal the data it has on the vast human toll from pollution in China
7-10
Railroads Bet on Coal Despite Pollution
7-9
TV Review: Big Ideas For A Small Planet Pray
7-9
Don't help coal industry create more hardship
7-9
Letter to the editor in Charleston Gazette: Coal firms clearly breaking the law
7-9
Letter to the editor in Coal Valley News
7-9
Inspectors, coal execs worry federal mine seal rule goes too   -   Mine seals are only latest safety cost for coal industry
7-9
Another Hit For Massey Stock
7-9
Building Coal Plants in Florida Proves Difficult
7-9
Come to the Climate Action Retreat
7-9
Edging Away From Inner Circle, Pelosi Asserts Authority
7-9
New Jersey Governor Signs Toughest US Carbon Law
7-9
A Global Chorus on Climate Change  -  Live Earth Concerts: Pop Goes the Planet
7-9
Radical vision to halt climate change
7-9
Wildfires rage across western US
7-9
Shiraz, skiing, golf at risk from climate change
7-9
Global warming threatens Roof of the World
7-9
Climate to put heat on fish stocks
7-8
Stars Join Their Voices to Support Live Earth   -  Live Earth: Feeling the Beat from Brazil to South Africa  -  Worldwide concerts fuel the fight against global warming  -  Fans urged to fight global warming   -  Live Earth gigs send eco-warning
7-8
A new battle at Blair Mountain: Preservationists face off with industry over site of deadly 1921 labor uprising
7-8
Massey seeks modest fine for safety plea  -  Massey Energy Declined Following Jury Decision
7-8
An American Mining Tragedy: How federal neglect turned an underground fire into a life-threatening disaster
7-8
Slideshow: Mountaintop Removal 
7-8
More coal to liquids insanity, BS: Squeezing Clean Transportation Fuels from Coal
7-8
Why not leadership?  -  Kentucky House is making history
7-8
A failure of protection
7-8
Solar home seeking to connect
7-8
Mega-strip coal mine kicks up dust in Ireland
7-8
The struggle to go green: Florida coal plant issue handled poorly  -  Mercury in the hair identifies this seafood lover
7-8
Subsidence: Lowering the boom
7-8
Global Warming Spreads Killer Virus
7-8
Sweaty? Blame global warming
7-8
Mount Everest Ravaged by Warming?
7-7
Al Gore: Time's running out for the third rock from the sun - The world won't listen
7-7
Watch It: Live Earth  US capital to host Live Earth gig Live Earth concerts kick off around the world  -  Live Earth global climate change concerts add 9th show  -  Gore Brings Surprise Live Earth Concert to Washington   -  Rock stars tackle cynics as well as climate change  -  The artists formerly known as huge carbon footprints
7-7
Party for the Planet meeting set in St. Albans
7-7
WV Activist Judy Bonds Featured on Sundance Channel Tuesday, July 10
7-7
National Public Radio: American Conscience Waking Up to Climate Change
7-7
Pleas of Fletcher, Peabody ignored   - Ky. Senate panel approves energy incentives  -  Fletcher, House remain at odds
7-7
Lets declare freedom from coal companies   -   Boondoggle' rejected . . .  - COAL-TO-LIQUID FUEL HAS A BAD HISTORY; STATE SHOULD DROP IT  -   (letters to the editor are great tools...please use them)
7-7
Crist's bold stand against polluters
7-7
Jefferson Hills Council rescinds lease on waste coal-to-diesel plant
7-7
Mayors: No Dirty Coal
7-7
US Coal Firm Linked to Colombia Militias Alabama coal company accused of bankrolling Colombia's killer
7-7
Renewable Energy Future Could Save the World Billions of Dollars a Year
7-7
Number of black lung cases stirs alarm
7-7
Counting on Failure, Energy Chairman Floats Carbon Tax
7-7
Power Shortage
7-7
NJ Enacts Anti - Global Warming Law
7-7
TVA promotes energy conservation
7-7
Birds of the Shenandoah have high methylated mercury levels, but how bad is the problem?
7-7
Temperature Records Fall Across the West
7-7
The Goop Pond
7-7
Green campaigner sees red over those eco-unfriendly big banks
7-7
Framing The Climate Crisis Solution
7-7
For A Live Earth, U.S. Must Lead
7-7
A Bird's Eye View of the Proposed Dominion Power Plant
7-7
African Farmers Hit by Climate Change
7-7
Climate change already impacting on Africa: Live Earth stars
7-7
African Farmers Urged to Change Ways
 
7-7
Dengue epidemic, and it will get worse
7-7
W.Va. librarians learn more about how to preserve collections
7-7
Coal Truck Overturns On Jefferson County Roadway
7-6
Global Warming: A Sudden Change of State
7-6
Shareholder sues Massey, alleging mismanagement  -Shareholder accuses Massey officials of mismanagement
7-6
Are there resources in place for Mingo County to become the energy capital of the world?
7-6
Pike on list of sites for possible CTL plant
7-6
Global warming threatens alternative-oil projects; Development of oil-sand, oil-shale, and coal-to-oil projects could be slowed by a new California law
7-6
Lawmakers return to Frankfort, then leave  -  House adjourns despite Fletcher's call
7-6
Coal is dirty, but vital for USA's energy future (can you say global warming?)
7-6
New Division of Energy chief needs to pay particular attention to our region (yeah, he needs to pay attention to the people saying no more mountain removal, lets move ahead with renewables!)
7-6
Mining decision is appreciated
7-6
The Nation: Go Tell It on the Mountain
7-6
Web for Social Impact Innovations in the South (US)
7-6
Religious groups incorporate environment into their beliefs
7-6
Study: Black lung hot spots due to "gaps" in control dust efforts
7-6
After Lobbying, Wetlands Rules Are Narrowed
7-6
Waste coal plant plan meeting environmental foes
7-6
Secrecy Shrouds Accident at Nuclear Plant
7-6
Why Did Global Warming "Tip"? (Part I)  -  Why Did Global Warming "Tip"? (Part II)
7-6
In Londons Financial World, Carbon Trading Is the New Big Thing
7-6
Leading Scientist Says Climate Change Increases Poverty and Hunger
7-6
7-6
Live concerts rally round Earth
7-6
Global Warming and Your Wallet
7-6
West Still Sizzles Under Record Heat  
7-6
Gray whales are skinnier, and scientists suspect Arctic warming is the reason why
7-6
Israel urged to 'act now' or risk global warming tragedy
 
7-5
James Lovelock: Climate change will "kill humanity"
7-5
Coal-to-liquid is nuts: Kentucky special session for special interests Putting politics first  -  Opposition to more coal subsidies  -  Special session could be brief  -  Agenda's length causes concern  -  Coal-to-Liquid Researchers Are Ahead of National Debate  - Insult to Arabs
7-5
Consol mines coal boom to solidify its position  
7-5
Fla. moving away from coal as power source of the future
7-5
MTR on border with Canada: Scientists granted research window for proposed Flathead mine
7-5
Power plant would bury greenhouse gas
7-5
Massey Ordered to Pay Nearly $220M to Wheeling-Pitt
7-5
Clean energy drive complicated by coal, China - Soros  -  China Reportedly Urged Omitting Pollution-Death Estimates
7-5
Public wants details on Jefferson Hills waste coal plant
7-5
UK researcher tries to make fertilizer safer (nontoxic? plu-eeze! coal ash directly applied to soil--another stupid use for waste from coal)
7-5
Barack Obama's Nuclear Ambitions
7-5
California inspires US revolt on climate
7-5
Can music save the planet?  -  Big show, big impact? Live Earth hopes so
7-5
Hollywood's Collette to Sing for the Planet   -  UN says China is a 'crucial target' of Live Earth's anti-global warning message  -  Rio May Cancel Live Earth Gig on Safety Worries
7-5
Gore slams U.S.-led climate pact as sham
7-5
Al Gore's inconvenient tax
7-5
Spain plants trees to offset its greenhouse gases
7-5
Asia′s booming economy hastening climate change, WHO says
7-5
Studying Arctic Climate Change
7-5
Studies: Drilling imperils grouse
7-4
Bush drops controversial nominee, picks agency veteran to head OSM
7-4
Coal-to-liquid-fuel incentives rare  -  Lines drawn over session call  -  Fuelling the subsidy machine  -  Fletcher admits session could backfire on him  -   Voinovich, leaders talk clean coal (i.e.: talk BS)
7-4
Leader of new WV Division of Energy named (scroll to 7/3 entry)
7-4
Massey likely to appeal Wheeling-Pitt coal verdict   -   Massey Says Verdict to Hurt Quarter  -  Massey Energy shares hurt by verdict
7-4
Kathy Mattea opposes coal mountaintop clearing
7-4
Virginians say No to New Coal Plant
7-4
Fla. Gov: Future of Coal Power Not Good  -  Crist: Florida moving away from coal power  -  Fla. utilities dump coal-fired power plant
7-4
House balks at Bush order for new powers
7-4
Athens, Ohio: Love Canal activist offers tips on tackling toxins
7-4
KY utilities' bills add 'carbon footprint'
7-4
Miners still dying for coal
7-4
Study Says Erosion Slicing Arctic Alaska Habitat
7-4
Asia-Pacific countries see effects of climate change, brace for more
7-4
Lake in Chile disappears; climate change blamed
7-4
Public 'still skeptical on climate change'
7-4
South Australia Legislates Nation's First Greenhouse Gas Limits
7-3
Global Warming Could Increase US Death Rate
7-3
Carl Shoupe: Snake oil from the past not what we need
7-3
Fletcher calls lawmakers into special session  -  Think Tank Urges Kentucky To Use Caution on Coal-To-Liquid
7-3
Channel 3: Country Music Star to Examine Mining in WV
7-3
Jury Awards Wheeling-Pitt $219M From Massey  -    Wheeling-Pittsburgh, Massey Lawsuit Jury Hears Final Arguments
7-3
Southeast Convergence for Climate Action Aug. 8-14 Asheville, NC
7-3
Mine agency right to examine its failures
7-3
Why economics (and coal) matter
7-3
Penn Virginia company buys coal reserves in Illinois, Kentucky
7-3
Concern about Climate Change is Spurring an Atomic Renaissance
7-3
Europe Makes Early Climate Adaptation High Priority
7-3
Public 'in denial' about climate change
7-3
The climate change factor
7-3
Climate change causing 1000-year-old Arctic ponds to dry up  -  Ancient Arctic ponds evaporating
7-3
Climate change predicted to hit health hard in Asia-Pacific
7-3
Drilling could unearth global forecast
7-3
WHO warns of global health crisis
7-3
Climate to change military role
7-2
Mattea to view Mountain top removal site on Tuesday (July 10 is the correct date)  -   Country star Mattea returns to W.Va. to learn about mountaintop removal   -   Dave Peyton: Kathy Mattea gets the state's problem  -  WOATY TV
7-2
Logan Banner letter to the editor: Unify against groups like OVEC  -  And responses to Paul Nelson's letter to the editor  -  Click link here to submit a letter to the Logan Banner editor
7-2
Liquid Coal Equals Liquid Coastal Cities  -  Kentucky paper LTES on CTL
7-2
Carbon backlash: coal divides corporations
7-2
How green is Congress?  -  Emission regulation dropped from House bill
7-2
EU Warns Citizens: Adapt to Climate Change Now
7-2
Growth is bumping against profound physical limits
7-2
Nuclear Energy Has New Momentum  -  Tempers Flare on Nuclear Ahead of German Energy Talks
7-2
Western consumption may cause famines
7-2
The heavy health costs of climate change are starting to flood in
7-2
WHO warns of disaster as global warming reaches 'critical' stage
7-2
How my scepticism on global warming took a real battering
7-2
Nigeria: Global Warming Growing Concern
7-2
Climate change threatens historic monuments
7-2
Greenland's ice meltdown quickens
7-2
Global warming will increase world death rate
7-2
Water mass in North Atlantic changing
7-1
Al Gore: Moving Beyond Kyoto  -  Gore show is set to be biggest on earth
7-1
Another World is Possible!
7-1
MSHA missed same violations, report shows  -  MSHA's self-incrimination
7-1
Cellular pioneer Attar seeks revival of altruism
7-1
Dark, dirty, dangerous world; Raleigh coal miner featured in Readers Digest
7-1
Artifacts hunted, gathered; Hundreds of Indian campsites registered
7-1
Coal-to-liquid: 'Witch hunt' charge, energy plan unraveling  'Corporate welfare' for coal a mistake; a cheaper suggestion  -  Fletcher's cynical call
7-1
Coal-to-liquid: Bunning-Obama alliance finally faltered
7-1
Reducing need for coal power plants
7-1
Railroads' fortunes expand with the nation's rising demand for energy
7-1
The time to solve global warming is now
7-1
Penguins' struggle is a warning to world
7-1
Runaway truck mows down flock of sheep in China, killing 110 animals

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