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11-30
Maintain clean water rules against mining
11-30
Bush Aides Rush to Enact a "Safety" Rule Obama Opposes (with mention of stream buffer zone rule change)   -  Mr. Irrelevant: Bush leaving mark with 'midnight' laws  -  Bush administration dismantling environmental rules
11-30
Sister Conlan's op-ed: Protect our people, mountains
11-30
Op-ed by Big Coal Astroturf Group's VP: Get to know coal's benefits (Acid rain, black lung, increased rates of cancer for coalfield residents, premature deaths from power plant pollution, ecosystem annihilation, climate change, political corruption, etc. ad nasuem) - The True Cost of Coal (pdf)
11-30
Coal mining is every Kentuckian's business
11-30
Obama buzz felt at global climate talks
11-30
Climate Change Opens New Avenue For Spread Of Invasive Plants
11-30
Drought deepens strain on a dwindling Colorado
11-30
Climate change will damage forests, creating hardship for rural communities
11-30
Faith leaders urge climate curbs
11-30
Philippines: War footing needed for natl survival against global warming
11-30
Greenhouse gases will heat up planet 'for ever'
11-30
UN urges climate cash boost for poorest
11-30
Biodiversity, ecosystems threatened by climate change
11-30
Green taxes need explaining or risk backlash: study
11-30
Access to water must be high on climate agenda: group
11-29
Carbon is forever
11-29
Bush may be remembered as the Great Despoiler
11-29
Hearing held on Gatling permits
11-29
NM power plant critics send letters to Washington
11-29
WVU studies ex-mine sites as biofuel farms; Research in early stages to find if abandoned, reclaimed land can be used
11-29
Eastern gas fuels 'a little gold rush'  -  Election may bring hard look at oil-gas exemption  - Drill for Natural Gas, Pollute Water  -  Dick Cheney and Halliburton: Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals in YOUR Drinking Water
11-29
Mine dust must be controlled
11-29
Va. Commission to Study Effects of Uranium Mining
11-29
Coal-to-Liquid: Colossal Boondoggle
11-29
Obama Faces Tight Deadline On Climate Change
11-29
Bangladesh's climate refugees search for higher ground
11-29
Germany Reaches Kyoto Emissions Commitments
11-29
Coal-addicted Poland to host UN climate conference
11-29
A 'green lining' in China's economic stimulus plan
11-29
Nations urged to agree new formula for cutting greenhouse gases
11-29
Global Carbon Dioxide Hit Record Levels in 2007
11-29
Climate Change Could Destroy Vast Forests, Report Warns
11-29
Newspaper staff called communists, atheists (scroll down to last entry)
11-28
NASA SCIENTIST CITES 'GLOBAL-WARMING EMERGENCY'
11-28
Activists Keep Heat on Manchin over Coal River Mountain
11-28
EPA, Interior Dept. Chiefs Will Be Busy Erasing Bush's Mark
11-28
New Source Review: A Clean Air Rule to Keep
11-28
Environmentalists Draft Bold Roadmap for Obama
11-28
Western governors to Obama: Act quickly on energy
11-28
W.Va. Riding High on Coal Industry's Wave (A tidal wave of toxic coal-waste sludge, filled with denial of climate change, denial of the hidden costs of coal (see article below) and fueled by billions spent on propaganda. Coal industry workers will need federal aid as we move into the post-fossil-fuel era, but coal industry lobbyists...)
11-28
Global coal damage costs 360 billion euro annually: Greenpeace
11-28
Don't count on coal for cleaner future
11-28
UNEXPECTED RISE IN CARBON-FUELLED OCEAN ACIDITY THREATENS SHELLFISH  -  MARINE DEAD ZONES SET TO EXPAND RAPIDLY
11-28
Global coal damage costs 360 billion euro annually: Greenpeace
11-28
Join in smart energy policy
11-28
He Spoke for the Mountains
11-28
Marcellus Shale: It's a gas, gas, gas
11-28
Listen to the children: Many older-generation Filipinos view the effects of climate change with resignation - but not so younger people.
11-28
Atlantic hurricane season blows away records
11-28
Obama's win refreshes key climate talks  -  US ready to climb into hot seat on climate change
11-28
Bangladeshis rally against climate change
11-28
Water vapour warming
11-28
Turkey Dinner's Carbon Footprint
11-28
Climate still a top concern despite financial crisis: survey
11-28
Pa. Climate May Look Like North Carolinas in 50 Years
11-27
Save the Economy, and the Planet
11-27
Obama's Green Start 
11-27
Nov. 28 is deadline for comment on whether EPA should regulate emissions
11-27
20 Kentucky lawmakers oppose Gov. Beshear on coal-waste rule
11-27
Bush administration quietly works to torpedo global warming regulations  -  White House Prods Allies to Oppose Limits on Greenhouse Gases  -  Environmental Rules Erased at the Midnight Hour
11-27
Plans dropped for Indiana coal gasification plant
11-27
Harry Reid: No New Coal Plants in Nevada
11-27
Mining Accident in Boone County at Massey Energy Prep Plant
11-27
Massey lawsuit against state Supreme Court on hold
11-27
Mining industry wary of drug testing regulation
11-27
WV-linked film wins international award - 2008 Pare Lorentz Award  -  Film Festival Madness: West L.A., The Real World
11-27
Md. Announces First-Ever State Regulations For Coal Combustion Byproducts
11-27
Joe blow: West Virginia DEP approves permit to blast Coal River Mountain
11-27
Ash landfills continue to stir debate  -  Fly Ash Makes Some Water Undrinkable In A.A. Co.
11-27
Cheap oil, but at what cost? Canada's sands bounty holds promise for U.S., but the environmental toll could be extreme
11-27
Drillers, sewer authority want state to lift waste limits
11-27
Opencast mining: Polish miners, greens clash on eve of climate talks
11-27
Alaska: Strip coal mine calls out foes
11-27
Bush administration quietly works to torpedo global warming regulations
11-27
Climate change skeptics continue to muddy global warming debate
11-27
Top 12 Health Threats Posed by Global Warming
11-27
Global warming is changing organic matter in soil
11-27
Church bell to signal global warming  - Chimes to stop the changing clime
11-27
Western Canadian Coal to suspend operations at mine
11-27
Climate change makes economic meltdown look like picnic
11-27
Kerry promises action on global warming
11-27
The Challenge Of Climate Change
11-27
County's climate change forecast bleak; experts call for action
 
11-27
Climate change is a battle for existence in the Maldives
11-26
Associated Press  (AP) story in Charleston Gazette: Mine permit OK'd on potential wind farm site
11-26
AP coverage elsewhere and other stories: W.Va. OKs change in Massey mountain mining permit -   Massey permit approval avoids new valley fill, could begin mining on sliver of W.Va. mountain
11-26
Climate crisis energizes radical environmentalists (um, what is radical? perhaps frying the planet?)
11-26
Greenhouse Gases Hit Record Levels Last Year  -  UN Panel's Findings On Climate Change
11-26
'World mandate' on climate action Consumers rank climate concerns ahead of economy
11-26
Mining CEO Attacks Enviros, Wages War on Coal River Mountain
11-26
Save Coal River Mountain -- Now  
11-26
Christian Science Monitor: Democrats brace for midnight rules from Bush   -  Advocacy groups vs. Bush's 11th hour
11-26
Mountaintop removal ruins Mountain State  -  Coal, logging trucks, please be careful (Letters to the editor are great tools-- please use them!)
11-26
 
11-26
Governors Fume Over Bush's Last Minute Air Pollution Rule
11-26
Another example of "clean" coal: Md. requires liners, runoff systems at coal ash sites (Remember, coal's dirty when you extract it, dirty when you "wash" it for market, dirty when you haul it to market, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dump the ash, and it sure dirties up politics!)
11-26
11-26
Dick Cheney and Halliburton: Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals in YOUR Drinking Water.
11-26
Wash. sues feds over Hanford nuclear site cleanup
11-26
Little Gain From Oil Sands Carbon Capture: Report
11-26
Leesburg man named Rhodes Scholar
11-26
The coal question
11-26
NYC- International Coal Group to present at Raymond James Coal Investors Conference
11-26
Emergency mine refuge shelter being built in Beaver
11-26
Two Wins in Stopping Coal!
11-26
Deregulating Coal Pollution
11-26
New Generation Coal - Coal Industry Desperation?
11-26
Longwall in Australia: Mining projects may face more scrutiny
11-25
Jeff Biggers open letter to Al Gore: Speak now against the rape of Coal River Mountain
11-25

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Environment a growing cause among Christians

11-25
Va. congressman wants review of power line plans
11-25
Former Gov. Underwood dead
11-25
Anthology: Leaving W.Va. to write about home
11-25
Mining bill would trim Ohio EPA's power
11-25
Fighting climate change is a win-win
11-25
NPR: Memo Suggests Cause Of 1968 Mine Deaths
11-25
Efforts to slow warming hindered
11-25
Secret advice to politicians: oilsands emissions hard to scrub
11-25
Melting Arctic, Afghanistan top general's concerns
11-24
Mining will face formidable foe in Energy and Commerce Chair Waxman  -  Waxman Win Elevates Energy, Climate Change Issues
11-24
Salmon, owls might have ally in White House
11-24
NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'
11-24
The IDA/Pare Lorentz Award goes to David Novack's "Burning the Future: Coal in America
11-24
Billboards saying "Yes, Coal - Clean, Carbon-Neutral Coal" sound inspiring. But, unfortunately, science hasn't yet found a way to make coal clean and carbon-neutral. (After all, coal is carbon)
11-24
Governments, Companies Must Hasten Carbon Capture, IEA Says
 
11-24
OPG testing biomass fuel in coal-fired power plants
11-24
Inside the $100-million GE-Wyoming Coal Project
11-24
Lethal Mercury Pollution  -   Limits on coal-run plants proposed Getting Rid Of Mercury
11-24
Students Learn About Conservation and Climate Change Without Contributing to Global Warming
11-24
Buried Secrets: Is Natural Gas Drilling Endangering US Water Supplies?
11-24
Developing nations urged to slash carbon emissions
11-24
Coal's return raises pollution threat
11-24
Climate change may boost exposure to harmful pollutants
11-24
CLIMATE CHANGE-LATIN AMERICA: Frightening Numbers
11-24
An artful life leads back to Tomahawk
11-23
Massey Coal CEO calls environmentalists crazy
11-23
Obama Appointments: Time for a Coal-Onoscopy
11-23
Environmentalists await Obama's nominees
11-23
Environmental groups optimistic, industry wary about Obama
11-23
Rahall wields more power; Natural Resources chairman wants higher royalties, more environmental protection (except when it comes to MTR..)
11-23
Reforms written in miners' blood
11-23
Utah ruling may not affect Baard plant
11-23
Climate Protests Escalate Worldwide
11-23
Indiana coal-to-gas project bucks industry trend
11-23
An inclusive energy plan  Kentucky's carbon-lite future  -  It's time to be smart about energy   -  Ky. gov offers responsible approach to mining
11-23
Boom? New gas wealth   -  Drill for Natural Gas, Pollute Water 
11-23
(Un)Clean coal's future debated
11-23
30-year-old man killed in collision with coal truck
11-23
Fresh Climate and Energy Advice for Obama
11-23
Obama, Global Warming, and the Fast Track to Economic Stability
11-23
Pelosi Will Re-establish Climate-change Panel 
11-23
Sen. Boxer to introduce Obama climate-change bill next year - New Senate to get major global warming bill
11-23
What could beat Amazonian deforestation, massive coal plants next to elementary schools, factory farming, mountaintop removal, and giant trash heaps in the middle of the ocean for the title of "the most destructive project on Earth?"
11-23
Grijalva in Running for Interior
11-23
Obama preserves our way of life
11-23
Did Bush Miss His Deadline For 11th-Hour Meddling?   -  George W. Bush Ruins Planet In Last Hours Of Presidency
11-23
How the Rich Are Destroying the Earth
11-23
CO2 Rising: The World's Greatest Environmental Challenge
11-23
How Aggressively Will the New Administration Address Global Warming?
11-23
China's Xinjiang reports mega coalfield with reserve up to 23 bln tonnes
11-23
Bresden slams fed's mining plan
11-22
Prenter residents still waiting on water
11-22
Free-Films against coal mining showing today in Charleston
11-22
Judge tosses Massey's FOIA lawsuit; Coal giant sought Starcher e-mails
11-22
Foundation Coal hit with pollution fine
11-22
Wall Street Journal: Surprise Drop in Power Use Delivers Jolt to Utilities
11-22
Wall Street Journal: Appalachia Is a Bright Spot as Coal Country Seeks Workers (Electricity demand never changes? See above. A mountaintop removal mine used to illustrate jobs? Plu--eeze. Huge machines replace the work of hundreds of people. And coal is not a bright spot but a bloody red stain, a toxic black stain on the past and the future)
11-22
Obama seeks to create 2.5m jobs  -  Obama outlines rebuilding plans to create jobs  -  Obama Targets 2.5 Million New Jobs in 2-Year Economic Stimulus
11-22
Coal industry `pensive' about Obama
11-22
Time: Is Obama's Energy Plan Enough? No, Many Environmentalists Say
11-22
Greenhouse Gas Nightmare: Ohio Coal-to-Liquid Plant Gains Environmental Permits
11-22
Kentucky's energy future
11-22
Alabama plant worst in US for mercury  -  Coal-fired plant in West Jefferson County puts more mercury in air than any other in nation  -  Power plants land Indiana in 'dirty dozen'
11-22
Ain't no "clean" coal: Straight-talk on coal from Brian Williams
11-22
SUPREME COURT OF CANADA: Polluters liable for 'annoyances,'even if they have broken no laws
11-22
TVA smokestack scrubbers to help clear Smokies air
11-22
Candy From A Baby
11-22
Part of W.Va. coal mine remains closed
11-22
Aracoma settlement satisfied no one
11-22
Miner Injured in Mingo County
11-22
Colin Finlay at Discovery Communications
11-22
New Rule Would Discount Warming as Risk Factor for Species
11-22
New Senate to get major global warming bill
11-22
Malaria and Dengue the Sting in Climate Change
11-21
11-21
Bush angers environmentalists with last-minute rule changes
11-21
Elizabeth Kolbert in The New Yorker: Midnight Hour 
11-21
Waxman Defeats Dingell in Race for House Energy Committee Chair  -  Waxman wins bid to lead energy committee
11-21
Update: Widows Respond to Blankenship
11-21
Obama should lead intervention on coal (scroll down; letter to the editor are great tools--please use them)  - W.Va. needs green jobs, not coal jobs (scroll down)
11-21
More coal-to-liquid insanity: Ohio: Baard has permits to build coal-to-liquid plant
11-21
Yet more coal-to-liquid madness: Four Million Dollars Approved For Regional Economic Development
11-21
Still more...Proposed liquid fuels plant could help Alaska gas pipeline plans; Coal-to-liquid operation would be big natural gas purchaser (hello? energy in versus energy out?)
11-21
Companies eyeing Kentucky for nuclear power plants  - Meanwhile, elsewhere... Nuclear renaissance plans hit by financial crisis  - Goal in Kentucky: more jobs, less gas  - Beshear releases energy plan for state  - Promoting Coal-to-Liquid Technology and Lifting Bans  -  Beshear releases strategic energy plan
11-21
Lucky in Kentucky: State Legislators Oppose Mountaintop Mining  - A responsible approach to coal - Logan Banner carries "Ky. governor: No mine waste dumping near streams"
11-21
Drill for Natural Gas, Pollute Water; The natural gas industry refuses to reveal what is in the mixture of chemicals used to drill for the fossil fuel
11-21
Exploring the coal-climate connection
11-21
Student ( Sierra Murdoch) researches solutions to the coal crisis
11-21
Ill. lawmakers approve clean coal projects bill (there's no such thing as "clean" coal--coal is dirty when you extract it, dirty when you prep it for market, dirty when you transport it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dump the ash--and it sure dirties up politics!)
11-21
Coal companies slide with market  -  National Coal stock hits all-time low
11-21
Wyoming: Coal plant appeal heads to court
11-21
South Dakota: Board approves power plant air permits
11-21
Missouri, Kansas rank among dirty dozen states with coal-powered plants   -  Entergy coal-fired plants among highest mercury emitters  - Indiana among worst for mercury emissions  - How much mercury is Santee Cooper releasing? Is anyone sure? - Mercury Emissions Up Among 50 US Coal-Fired Pwr Plants-Study
11-21
Todays unsettling comparison to the great dying
11-21
California leads fight against climate change on global level  -  California, still the climate leader
11-21
Obama must move nation forward on alternative energy, climate change goals
11-21
On Climate Change, Environmental Groups Want Obama to Reverse Troubled Bush Legacy
11-20
Carbon levels may trigger disastrous climate change  -  Globe-warming CO2 already in danger zone
11-20
Farmington: The Mine Disaster 40 Years Later  -  Click here to watch family members remembering the disaster - See the front page of The Charleston Gazette from the day after Report on the Farmington Disaster
11-20
Coal River Valley Protests Citi  -  Students question Bank of America's investment
11-20
Flood Litigation Rolls Back Into Raleigh County
11-20
 
Proposed power line route through Jefferson Co. meets opposition
11-20
Mine settlement fair 'by W.Va. standards,' Blankenship says  -   Massey CEO On Aracoma Settlement  
11-20
Massey case about Starcher's e-mails dismissed
11-20
State court challanges fired official
11-20
Weak economy could curb Obama coal cleanup plan
11-20
McCabe touts energy efficiency at conference
11-20
Kentucky wants new rules to reduce coal-fired power plant mercury emission
11-20
Report to Show That Mercury Pollution Is Up at Most of the 50 Worst U.S. Coal-Fired Power Plants, 'Dirty Dozen' States Identified
11-20
Dems look to stop endangered species rule changes
11-20
MSHA stands behind fines against coal producer
11-20
Just saying no
11-20
Catholic News Service: Appalachia's environmental ills reflect those seen in nation, world
11-20
Bush Tries to Kickstart U.S. Oil Shale Development  -  Sands shifting under Alberta oil sector
11-20
Sea Surges Could Uproot Millions In Nigeria Megacity
11-20
Canada Wants North American Cap-And-Trade System
11-20
US, Indonesia Link Up On Forest Carbon Credits  -  California joins effort to fight global warming by saving rainforests
11-20
Obama Climate Pledge "Very Positive" - UN Official  - Obama's video message energizes climate conference  -  Despite Economic Hard Times, Obama Promises Action on Global Warming  -  Governors pledge to fight global warming together
11-20
Leadership panel backs Waxman for energy chairman
11-20
How DHEC's oversight of coal plants fell short
11-20
October Temperatures Are Second-Warmest Since 1880
11-20
World on track to meet Kyoto targets, says UN climate chief
11-20
How air imperils the sea
11-20
Groundwater seems to be taking on CO2 100 times faster than atmosphere
11-20
Scientists Say Global Warming Threatens Future Andean Glacier Runoff
11-20
Is global warming to blame for more tornadoes?
11-20
President for 60 More Days, Bush Tearing Apart Protection for America's Wilderness  -  More on Bush Burrowing
11-20
Big US Corporations Urge Quick Carbon Cap-and-Trade Legislation
11-19
Beshear, Chandler object to EPA mine dumping proposal -  Ky. governor: No mine waste dumping near streams  -   Kentucky governor objects to proposed rule that would make mountaintop-removal mining easier   - Beshear opposes mining rule
11-19
Video: Obama Pledges New Direction on Climate Change  - Obama Affirms Climate Change Goals  -   Obama Addresses Guvs on Global Warming  -  Obama vows climate 'engagement'  -  Obama Vows Climate Action Despite Financial Crisis  - Obama's video message energizes climate conference
11-19
Supreme mess: High court high jinks
11-19
Former State Court official says he was fired over Maynard-Blankenship vacation photos  -   Fired W.Va. court official alleges retaliation
11-19
Supremes to Decide If Justice For Sale in West Virginia  - Judicial Elections, Judicial Ethics
11-19
Julian Martin: Coal industry can't be trusted to be responsible
11-19
DEP prioritizes acid mine drainage stream clean-up
11-19
Six Easy Things the Obama Administration Can Do to Heal Our Environment  
11-19
Coal-to-liquid insanity: Officials say big CTL news at energy conference next month
11-19
More coal-to-liquid insanity: Baard (Ohio) awaiting final air permit - Plans for Paducah CTL plant still on track
11-19
Conference targets water, energy in Mid-Atlantic
11-19
State's economy headed to recession, will rebound in 2010  -  WV on brink of recession, report says
11-19
EPA Moves to Ease Air Rules for Parks
11-19
In Waning Hours, Bush Administration Fortifies Oil Shale Industry
11-19
Energy at a Tipping Point Part 1: A Conversation with Worldwatch's Chris Flavin
11-19
Young activists fired up in fight against coal
11-19
Environmentalists try to stop NC coal-fired plant
11-19
Electric Co-op Sues Kansas Governor Over Coal Plant Denial  -  New front opens in battle over proposed coal plant expansion
11-19
Coal company sues federal regulators
11-19
Power Paths to premier in Flagstaff
11-19
Mountaintop Removal Road Show presented Nov. 20
11-19
Schwarzenegger opens climate change summit
11-19
Hollywood aims to put climate change on prime time
11-19
Experts: Half world faces water shortage by 2080 (so hey, let's let the coal industry poison and bury West Virginia's most important resource!)
11-19
Mexico Glaciers at Risk due to Global Warming
 
11-19
Cap carbon to spur economy: business leaders
11-19
China's environmental leapfrogging
11-19
Clean coal now routinely turns up in political discourse, almost as if it were a reality
11-19
Another FU from BushCo  -  Political appointees 'burrow' into federal civil service before Obama takes power  -  Political Posts Turned Into Career Jobs - Bush Administration Land Mines the Interior Department, EPA, and Other Environmental Agencies
11-19
WV filmmakers in the news - Matt Clark, Stephen Schmidt & Catherine Pancake
11-18
Administration Moves to Protect Key Appointees - Can President Obama Save the Environment?
11-18
Report Back: National Day of Action--North Carolinians Act against Coal  -  Its Time for Change - The Buck Stops Here!  -  National Day of Action Against Coal Finance Nov. '08   -  Anti-Coal Movement on the Rise; National Day of Action in Over 50 Cities - Rising Tide Boston helps big banks market Green Coal
11-18
Aracoma to pay widows in mine fire case  -  Miners' widows, Massey settle W.Va. fire lawsuit
11-18
Coal is not a good deal for communities (scroll down)
11-18
Maya Nye: Bayer's behavior doesn't reassure
11-18
Cliffs, Alpha call off big mining merger
11-18
Europe's $14 Billion Clean-Coal Plan Lacking Backers  -  Uneasy lies King Coal's crown (He will never clean up!)
11-18
Lorelei Scarbro and Dave Cooper on the Marc Steiner Show
11-18
Western Pa. Streams Emptied By Natural Gas Drilling  -  Natural gas rush stirs environmental concerns
11-18
GM Must Remake the Mass Transit System It Murdered
11-18
French Court Fines Power Grid For Harming Animals 
11-18
Massey Energy acquires coal reserves from Brink's
11-18
In the dark on climate change: Working to spread ignorance
11-18
Climate Change, the Coal Business and Civil Disobedience
11-18
Schwarzenegger Blames Global Warming for Elongated Fire Season
11-18
Climate change could carry huge price tag
11-18
Global warming causes winter migratory birds to shun UK
11-18
Climate disaster awaits aged, poor
11-18
The greenhouse gas that nobody knew
11-18
Remembering Consol No. 9 Mine Disaster
11-18
Bob Gates new film - 40 YEARS: The West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
11-18
1 dead, 33 miners rescued in China coal mine accident
11-18
Will Democrats take the votes but ignore the voters in increasingly powerful Northern Virginia?
11-17
W.Va. Dems: Despite wins, all not rosy
11-17
Students protest coal funding at bank
11-17
Joe Lovett on Decision Makers
11-17
Beehive Design Collective
11-17
Massey Energy campaign contributions focus of U.S. Supreme Court case on judicial recusals  -  Supreme Court to Hear Massey-Case Appeal
11-17
Credit crisis may stall utility projects  -  Credit Crisis Dims the Lights for Power Industry
11-17
EPA Ruling Over Climate Jeopardizes US Coal Plants
11-17
Coal is not the answer to our energy problem
11-17
33 Miners Trapped in Flooded Coal Mine in China
11-17
Feeding people, activism and arrests connect RNC 8's Nathanael Secor and Robert Czernik
11-17
Global climate changes could lead to violence
11-17
Climate change already felt in South Sound
11-17
France Proposes Reduced Funding For CO2 Capture  -  Setback For Carbon-Trapping Technology In EU Talks
11-16
Supreme Court Checks Price Tag for Supreme Court
11-16
Green Groups Issue Recommendations to President-elect
11-16
Credit crisis squeezes utilities
11-16
What will we do when coal is gone?
11-16
Ohio: Environmental club opposes coal-to-liquid plant
11-16
'Clean' Coal, Dirty Truth
11-16
Tens of thousands of Australians march against climate change  -  Climate change protesters hit streets
11-16
Dutch arrest dozens at Greenpeace chain protest
11-16
California to Plan Climate Change Strategy  -  Schwarzenegger orders climate change strategy  -  Governor tells staff to prepare for warming
11-16
New Sandersville Plant Could Devastate Local River and Air
11-16
Diagnosis Mercury: Money, Politics and Poison by Jane M. Hightower
11-16
Researchers work on easier tracking of dangerous mercury emissions
11-16
Coal fires in China contribute to global warming
11-16
Eight killed in Romanian coal mine accident
11-16
Why the Energy Crisis Will Oulast the Credit Crisis
11-15
Anti-Coal Movement on the Rise; National Day of Action in Over 50 Cities  -  Thousands to Protest Citi and Bank of Americas Coal Investments
11-15
E.P.A. Decision Signals Trouble for Coal  -  EPA Coal Decision Levels Playing Field for Wind, Solar  -  EPA ruling halts all new coal-fired power plants  - The Moving Finger Writes; and, Having Writ, Moves On -- Victory!
11-15
U.S. Supreme Court to hear case regarding W.Va. Supreme Court; Harman-Massey lawsuit appeal centers around Justice Brent Benjamin not recusing himself   -  Supreme Court To Hear Massey Coal Case On $50 Million Verdict  -  U.S. Supreme Court to hear W.Va. case  -  Supreme Court to Hear Caperton, Massey Energy Case
11-15
Blankenship memos reveal hands-on approach
11-15
Massey chief testifies at Aracoma mine-fire trial  -  Blankenship testifies by video in W.Va. coal mine fire lawsuit
11-15
Setback for carbon-trapping technology in EU talks
11-15
Mountain Top Removal
11-15
Bush Sneaks Through 11th Hour Gutting of Environmental Regulations
11-15
Are black lung and carbon black linked?
11-15
PSCW denies coal power plant proposal
11-15
Obama's enviro and energy teams heavy on vets of 42nd prez's administration
11-15
Coalfield legislator reacts to Virginia commission on climate change
11-15
California ordered to prepare for sea-level rise
11-15
Scientists upset over end of global warming tests
11-15
Nasa fights global warming with bathtime favourite
11-15
11-14
A Freeze on New U.S. Coal Plants?  -  Huge, huge victory in the coal fight  - Coal plant permit blocked - Coal power plants may have to limit emissions  - Permit for coal power plant blocked; impact could be far reaching
11-14
EPA board opens door for greenhouse limits on coal plants  -  EPA decision on coal plants could affect W.Va.
11-14
Climate Concerns Stop Alliant Coal Plant Plan PSC Says No, Citing Likely Future Costs of Complying With Rules on Emissions
11-14
Dirty coal to remain world's top power source: IEA  -  Agency warns of energy crisis
11-14
Time to Give Friends of Coal the Boot
11-14
Obama's Promises Will Have Impact at State Level
11-14
State Journal (Barf Bag Alert): Blankenship Shares Thoughts on Election, Future of Coal  (oh plu-eeze...)
11-14
'Mad Money Lightning Round': Massey Energy Won't Work Under Obama
11-14
Blankenship Moves Aside at Massey for Phillips Presidency  - Massey promotes veteran executive to president
11-14
Caperton Case Remains in Conference
11-14
Miners blame missing air control for fire deaths
11-14
Massey: Suit does not mean $20M deal
11-14
Walker Machinery's spin--D. Stephen Walker: State's economy growing thanks to coal industry (Give us a full accounting of all the hidden costs of our continued over-reliance on coal--global warming, acid mine drainage, black lung, permanent destruction of ecosystem services, displaced communities, machines replacing workers, mercury poisoning, annihilation of clean water, etc., etc. ad-planet-killing-nausem)
11-14
Allegheny Energy Power Line Receives Final Go-Ahead for Pa. Section
11-14
Appalachian Power president touts value of electricity
11-14
'Creation Care' program raises local concerns
11-14
Feds sanction Virginia coal mine for violations
11-14
Community remembers victims of mine explosion
11-14
Plant in Fairbanks looks to turn coal into liquid fuel  -  Report touts northern coal gasification  - Industry PR: The Potential for Coal-to-Liquid Plants in the United States
11-14
Bush Admin Pushes Through Last-Minute Deregulation that May Be Hard to Undo Lame-Duck Initiatives  -  Bush's Midnight Regulatory Onslaught: Write your Reps!
11-14
UN: Brown clouds over Asia worsen global warming Pollution: Outlook is very, very cloudy - Air pollution in California costly and deadly, study says  - Giant Asian smog cloud masks global warming impact-UN
11-14
Humans may have prevented super ice age
11-14
We Hate to Emit It, But It's True
11-14
Northeast snowstorms are fewer, but bigger
11-14
Hurricane destruction rising
11-13
The Hightower Report: Help Stop Mountaintop-Mining Madness
11-13
Challenges Ahead For Obama's Energy Plan
11-13
Massey fights insurer over deal  -  Testimony in WVa mine fire suit focuses on probe 
11-13
Mountaintop removal is immoral
11-13
Call on politicians for job diversity (scroll down)
11-13
Dems eye midnight regulations reversal
11-13
Singing To Save Their Mountains
11-13
U.S. coal imports slowed but not stopped - experts
11-13
World on track for 6 degree warming, says report
11-13
Study: Midwest Brace for Climate Change
 
11-13
Obama to Act Quickly on Global Warming in 2009
11-13
Japan CO2 Hits Record, Risking Kyoto Failure  
11-13
Nepal's Himalayan glaciers at risk due to global warming
11-13
Free water source planned for residents near plant
 
11-13
Last chance for the oceans? 
11-12
The planet is experiencing some of the most dramatic climate changes in mankind's history, according to a new study -   2008 Set To Be About 10th Warmest Year
11-12
I'm ready for the National Day of Action against Coal, are you?  - FROM THE FRONTLINES OF THE WAR ON COAL  -  URBAN ACTION: 11/12-11/19
11-12
Massey fights insurer over deal
11-12
Rivalry breaks out over Congress' top energy spot
11-12
Wisconsin doesn't want no stinkin' coal plant  -   Coal Plant Killed by State Regulators
11-12
Federal court dismisses Cliffside challenge
11-12
Tough choices for Illinois coal
11-12
Unclean Coal: Utility executives fear new technology a gamble
11-12
Green Coal? The Color of Money Meets the Color of Death
11-12
The Midnight Deregulation Express  -  Rush to cement Bush's legacy of deregulation
11-12
ENN carries The Daily Climate's article: The dirty side of 'clean' coal
11-12
W.Va. "leaders" to tackle energy issues
11-12
Coal, energy Va. commission moves forward on uranium study
 
11-12
Black Mesa Project EIS available
11-12
Options reconsidered for proposed coal plant
11-12
Coal plant emissions may be costly
11-12
What will it take for DC to wake up to global warming?
11-12
Coal-to-liquid tech under cloud
11-12
A climate change conversion
11-12
11-12
'Climate change' park for SA
11-12
Global investors urge action on climate change
11-12
Report: Greenhouse gases imperil oceans' web of life
11-12
Ocean data predicts climate change
11-12
The ocean's acid test
11-12
Himalayan glaciers may disappear by 2035
 
11-12
How to spur action on climate change
11-11
Ivan Stiefel of Mullica Hill is a 2008 Brower Youth Award recipient for working to halt the devastation of mountaintop coal mining
11-11
Where Obama Stands: Clean Coal and CO2 Storage
11-11
A "Climate Czar" in the Obama White House? 
11-11
Obamas emerging foreign policy team faces a troubled world
11-11
Miners widows press claims against Massey Energy  -  Trial underway in Aracoma mine fire wrongful death case
11-11
Forbes carries long version of AP article: W.Va. Dems test green politics, but coal an issue
11-11
Matewan Before the Massacre - the essential book on southern WV coal wars
11-11
Utility executives fear new technology a gamble
11-11
Report warns of financial risks from Tri-State coal plans
11-11
Environmental advocates ask Pa. to reconsider coal waste dumping plans
11-11
CVN interviews Green Party candidate Cynthia McKinney
11-11
Bush Pushes for 11th Hour Anti-Green Rules
11-11
Five nations under threat from climate change
11-11
Paradise almost lost: Maldives seek to buy a new homeland
11-11
Climate change may be game changer that keeps U.S. on conservation path despite tumbling gasoline prices
11-11
SOCIAL DISASTER BEFORE RISING SEAS?
11-11
Are you ready to go on a carbon diet?
11-11
Global Warming Predicted To Hasten Carbon Release From Peat Bogs
11-11
Global warming could damage Florida's drinking water supply
11-10
Countdown to perilous global warming
11-10
W.Va. Democrats explore green politics
11-10
Obamas Call to Change: What Is Everyone Waiting For?   -   Activism, Involvement and A Pursuit of The Common Good - That's The Key
11-10
Environmental leaders offer their elevator pitches for Obama
11-10
Obama's Toughest Challenge: America's Energy Crunch Comes Home  -  Obama likely to tackle energy early on
11-10
Obama's team considers how to tackle energy and climate policy
11-10
What can greens expect from Obama?
11-10
Daily Kos: How to Save the Coal Industry  
11-10
"Clean" coal is no quick fix
11-10
Production Over Safety?
11-10
National Journalists Gain Appalachian Awareness
11-10
Obama Weighs Quick Undoing of Bush Policy
11-10
In final weeks, President Bush aims to extend his environmental legacy   -  Beware of Bush's goodbye gifts to the business lobby
11-10
Cost, biofuels smudge lines in debate on coal-fired power plant
11-10
Speaker offers energy-saving tips; Mountaintop removal mining also discussed at forum
11-10
Al Gore and the Purpose-Driven Web
11-10
The Obama Market: What's Hot, What's Not
11-10
Vital signs of a warming world
11-10
Climate Activists Disrupt Australian Power Plant
11-10
Tax Polluters For Global Warming Funds - UN Official
11-10
Changing climate may push more countries past the brink of war
11-10
Microbiology professor examines climate change effects
11-9
Carbon Dioxide Levels Already In Danger Zone, Revised Theory Shows
11-9
Obama expected to tighten coal regulations  -  Read Obama's energy plan  - Coal waits for Obama
11-9
Obama Positioned to Quickly Reverse Bush Actions
11-9
How Bush made a mockery of the nation's environmental laws and values -- and what Obama must do to get us back on track  -  Bush officials lifting rules: Environmentalists alarmed by moves
11-9
Why are we not going green?
11-9
Obama and climate change -- does he have what it takes?  -  The World Preps for Obamas Climate Change Policy   -
11-9
US Supreme Court still weighing mining appeal  
11-9
GREEN COAL?
11-9
To Die For The King of Coal
11-9
Activism, involvement and a pursuit of the common good - that's the key
11-9
'Yes We Did' is only the beginning
11-9
Coal industry: Bring on greenhouse regs, slowly
11-9
Forest Service unveils effort to tackle climate change, preserve woodlands
11-9
How to spur action on climate change
11-9
Al Gore Calls for Web 2.0 to Fight Climate Change
11-9
Global warming will free more carbon from peat bogs
11-9
China tells rich states to change
11-9
China's coal clout takes plant that was slated for state
11-9
CLIMATE-WARMING METHANE LEVELS ROSE FAST IN 2007
11-9
GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTION ON THE INCREASE
11-8
Mattea comes full circle  -  Growing Up in the Shadow of Coal  - "Our People, Our Place, Our Coal" Enhances Mattea's Visit To Frostburg
11-8
Clean coal is a dirty lie
11-8
Coal-powered plants deserve scrutiny
11-8
Residents to have improved road in Eccles 
11-8
Green We Can Believe In?
11-8
Pardoning Industry - Bush officials plan to relax environmental rules - Election isn't slowing President Bush's harmful policy-setting - Parting gifts  -  Bush officials moving fast to cut environmental protections  -  George W. Bush's Last Environmental Stand
11-8
Chandler says Obama will 'govern from the middle'
11-8
Clean Coal's Chicken and Egg Problem
11-8
Environmental leaders offer their elevator pitches for Obama
11-8
UN official hopes for US role in tackling climate change
11-8
Faces of Black Lung - a free movie
11-8
Current warming sharpest climate change in 5000 years: study
11-7
The dirty side of 'clean' coal; The great cost - and benefit - of leveling mountains to get to coal.
11-7
Vanishing Mountains
11-7
For generations, mountain folk found solace at the end ofa rod and reel. Coal is changing that.
11-7
Obama considers new Energy Security Council
11-7
Bush crew hid mining information
11-7
Election isn't slowing President Bush's harmful policy-setting  -  Bush officials plan to relax environmental rules  - The Last Throes of George W. Bush
11-7
Boone stays loyal to Democrats
11-7
Learn How You Can Help Protect Kentucky From Mountaintop Removal
11-7
Film festival promotes local cause   -  Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival
11-6
President-elect Obama Faces Challenge of a "Planet in Peril"  - Obama Should Prioritize Climate Plan, Nobel Prize Winner Says
11-6
Obama considers RFK Jr. for EPA  -  Obama considers stars for Cabinet  -  Robert F. Kennedy: Environmental Protection Agency Head?
11-6
State Journal: With Electioneering Over, What's Coal's Future?
11-6
Taking On King Coal
11-6
Bush's changes must be watched  - Bushs parting moves on the environment
11-6
Manchin Wins Re-Election  -  Democrats Keep Executive Branch
 
11-6
Obama win paves the way for big changes in energy, environment debate
11-6
Power Play Emerges On House Energy Panel
11-6
Burning the Future - Coal in America nominated for intl. doc award
11-6
Fighting Goliath - Texas Coal Wars
11-6
Coal ash landfill is a hazard
11-6
Lemmings in Norway hit by global warming: study
11-6
Climate change threatens giant pandas
 
11-5
RAND study warns of liquid coal problems  -  Read the report
11-5
A Final Campaign Focus: Coal and CO2
11-5
When Bush comes to shove: Bush administration prepares environmental messes for the next prez  -  Bush administration rewrites the rules late in the game  -  Bush rushes through 'harmful' environment laws  -  He's Not Quite Done  -  Bush's final ideas are ridiculous
11-5
Aracoma trial could start Monday
11-5
Quecreek mining firms hit with maximum fines
11-5
Mountaintop removal more than a blight
11-4
Two Preston miners hurt in gas ignition
11-4
Palin twists remarks on coal by Obama, supporters say  -  Hysteria: Distorted coal comments  - Palin attack selectively quotes Obama on coal - Big Coal Launches Last Minute Smear Campaign Against Obama  - The Last Minute Obama-McCain Coal Debate
11-4
Warren McGraw makes $12,000 ad buy for his brother
11-4
Best, worst of WV 2008 election
11-4
Judy Bonds: No jobs on a dead planet
11-4
AMP-Ohio should reconsider new plant (scroll down)
11-4
Geologists predict that oil production will decline within a decade
11-4
Zombie March on Coals Top Investorts, Copley Square, Boston
11-4
Economic meltdown, climate change top list of things that are in need of global dialogue
11-3
Obama's green jobs revolution
11-3
Yet another reason to end the water-poisoning, stream-burying practice of mountaintop removal coal mining: Is Water the new oil?
11-3
Expert: Ditch Nukes, Invest in Wind
11-3
Bush team rushes environment policy changes  -  Deregulation Never Sleeps  -  Midnight rule-making bonanza  -
11-3
Coal ash: Water-test discrepancies leave residents in limbo
11-3
Fears mount as Arctic melt prompts historic methane rise
11-3
U.N. chief urges climate change help despite slowdown
11-3
Climate change 'threatening Aussie natural wonders'
11-3
Climate panel has a beef with meat lovers
11-3
Long Island: Climate change show notes area's vulnerability
11-2
Another reason to oppose the ultimate, massive clear-cut that is mountaintop removal coal mining: Chemical released by trees can help cool planet, scientists find
11-2
Tom Miller: W.Va. economy still dependent on states mineral resources  - Who Owns West Virginia (pdf)
11-2
Next US president faces economy hurdle on climate
11-2
Capito, Barth face off 1 last time
11-2
High-Tech, High-Income, High-Polluting Virginia
11-2
Progress to delay new plants; Power demand slack, customers vanishing
11-2
NUCLEAR POWER: Nuclear power bad on so many levels
11-2
Environmentalists protest at Australian coal plant
11-1
Charleston Gazette: Judge partially holds Fola mountaintop permit; Chambers urges review of rules for such mines  - Associated Press: Federal judge blocks valley fill permits
11-1
3 vie for 2 W.Va. Supreme Court seats
11-1
What Is this "Clean Coal" Obama and McCain Support?  -  Public Radio International: Clean Coal Experiment
11-1
Exit strategy:  Jason Bostic, vp of the WV Coal Association, had the audacity to complain that the new regs would require mining companies to minimize waste.
11-1
Bush's Last Ditch Attempt To Destroy The Planet  -   Bush weakening enviro regulations to the very end  -  NOT LAME YET: BUSH DEREGULATION PUSH  -  President Bush & Co. easing safety and pollution rules
11-1
Future Gen backers see new hope in a new president  -  Key dates in the history of the FutureGen project
11-1
Ky. PSC allows accounts for carbon capture research  -  PSC OKs separate accounts so utilities can recover carbon-capture costs
11-1
Charleston, W. Va.: Film Festival
11-1
Massey to push expansion plans forward  -  Massey lowers price, coal production expectations
11-1
Southern W. Va. House candidates discuss their platforms during PMCCC Coffee Chat
11-1
Bureau Proposes Opening Up Utah Wilderness to Drilling
11-1
Northeast States Petition EPA To Require Mercury Reductions
11-1
Landfills leak coal residues into Saginaw Bay
11-1
PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING FROM SEVERAL DISEASES IN COAL FIELDS OF JHARKHAND STATE, INDIA.
11-1
Public Outcry brings musical environmental message to campus Nov. 20
11-1
Melting Arctic Ocean Raises Threat of Methane Time Bomb
11-1
Polar warming 'caused by humans'   -  Scientists Confirm Global Warming at North and South Poles   -  Warmer Antarctica Shows Climate Changing on Every Continent
11-1
IS NUCLEAR POWER GREEN?   -  NUCLEAR POWER MAY BE IN EARLY STAGES OF A REVIVAL  -  Nuclear power bad on so many levels
11-1
GLOBAL WARMING AND MODERN CAPITALISM
11-1
TWO GREENHOUSE GASES ON THE RISE WORRY SCIENTISTS
11-1
Hilton Head: Are rising sea levels a bigger threat here than hurricanes?
11-1
Australia: Act soon or face $15 trillion climate bill, Treasury warns
11-1
Indonesia: Mass relocation planned as seas rise
11-1
Expert: Amazon may lose 50 pct of tree species
11-1
Death toll in China coal mine rises to 23
10-31
Presidential candidates pan mountaintop removal mining
11-1
Sequatchie Valley Institute Hosts Mountain Honey Bash 
11-1
TVA says electric bills will drop

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