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6-30
Mountain Keeper Music Festival this weekend
6-30
House Fast-Tracks Bill to Limit EPA Power Over Mountaintop Coal Removal
6-30
How One CEOs Culture of Fraud and Deception Led to Death
6-30
MSHA: Massey covered up Upper Big Branch safety hazards -
Feds: Massey hid safety problems at Upper Big Branch mine -
MSHA: UBB disaster could have been prevented - MSHA to families: UBB mine kept 2 sets of books - Upper Big Branch Disaster: Massey Kept Two Sets Of Safety Books! - MSHA briefs families of UBB explosion victims - Running Right? Alpha wants time for own assessment of Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster - Mine Owners Misled Inspectors, Investigators Say - Officials: W.Va. Mine Operator Kept Two Sets Of Safety Records - Agency Blames Massey for Fatal Mine Disaster - Massey kept two sets of books
6-30
Another coal miner dies in Kentucky
6-30
DOJ looking into inaction by Massey execs, board
6-30
Supporters Say Supreme Court Ruling Disappointing, but Not Fatal for Public Financing - Supreme Court wrong in gutting Clean Elections - High Court Strikes Down Ariz. Campaign Finance Law
6-30
Consol Closes Coal Mine for Gas Ops
6-30
Dirt to move at new Marsh Fork school site  
6-30
Groups: 2 coal operators breaking Clean Water Act - Another legal action targets scofflaw Kentucky coal companies
6-30
Coal ash is polluting our water as feds keep their hands off regs
6-30
Sneak Peek: BATTLE FOR BLAIR MOUNTAIN WORKING IN AMERICA
6-30
Global Warming and the Science of Extreme Weather
6-30
The Smithsonian National Zoo and On Coal River screening
6-30
ART HOUSED: THE LAST MOUNTAIN
6-30
Mountaintop Removal Mining Birth Defects: New Study Suggests Controversial Coal Operations Linked To Adverse Health Effects -
Study notes spike in birth defects near mountaintop mining sites
6-30
Did I Hook A Trout?
6-29
Birth Defects MUCH More Common Near Mountaintop Removal - Study showing higher birth defect rates adds another note of urgency to banning mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia
6-29

Supreme Court ruling puts W.Va. campaign law under scrutiny

6-29

Blast victim fiancee: Proof of mine co. fake files - Relatives of WV mine blast victims: Nothing new learned in briefing by federal investigators
6-29
Kentucky coal companies remind us why we really, really need the EPA
6-29
"Rally for the Rivers" Ongoing KY Movement
6-29
Why the insurance industry gets climate change
6-29
Global warming continues as greenhouse gas grows
6-28
Coal miner killed in W.Va. accident
6-28
Goin to the Mountain
6-28
Company sues Morgantown over drilling ban
6-28
Lawsuit Initiated Against Two Eastern Kentucky Coal Companies
6-28
Scientists warn of massive ocean extinctions
6-27
Insiders Sound an Alarm Amid a Natural Gas Rush - Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation: Fishermen, Hunters Take On Fracking - Gushers highlight potential of Pa. gas field - Marcellus shale drilling researched at WVU
6-27
Joe Nekoranec: Bill Blizzard's grandson makes unexpected connections
6-27
Activists call for stronger enforcement of Clean Water Act
6-27
6-27
Global warming blamed for Pacific marine life passing into Atlantic
6-27
 
6-27
Global warming is a stark reality in Kenya
6-27
Adaptation is vital to combat climate change
6-26
Sportsmen monitor gas drilling in Marcellus Shale
6-26
DEP shifting to electronic water permits
6-26
THE LAST MOUNTAIN
6-26
Weak Dollar to Spur U.S. Coal Exports, Xcoal Chief Says
6-26
Grasping Climate Change at a Garden-Plot Level
6-26
Climate change threatens ocean life
6-26
Don't wait till it's too late
6-26
Napa Valley vintners brace for climate change
6-26
Coal industry will be replaced eventually: Brown
6-25
EPA Warns House Bill Would 'Overturn' Clean Water Law - US House committee delays markup on coal ash bill to seek more support
6-25
Dan Radmacher: Leave the Clean Water Act alone
6-25
Outrage: As Mountaintop Removal Linked to Birth Defects, Politicians Gut Clean Water Act - Mountaintop Removal: Bad for Mountains, Bad for Kids - Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining: The National Research Council Should Investigate
6-25
What's the Coal Pollution Risk in Your Life?
6-25
Regulators Stop Companys Plan for Coal Mine
6-25
 Local men join march against mountaintop coal removal - The lessons of Blair Mountain and Big Coal
6-25
What mountaintop removal may tell us about the value of labor radicalism
6-25
Justice: Cash taints process
6-25
Feds: underground Ky. mine warned of inspection
6-25
Motions made in security chiefs case
6-25
'The Last Mountain' documents West Virginia's destruction - The Last Mountain Shines a Light on Coal's Dirtiest Secret - Mountain adds fuel to the fight against Big Coal - Making Last Mountain into a manifesto
6-25
Lawsuit over W.Va.'s King Coal Highway kept alive
6-25
6-25
Danger heats up for Australia's platypus
6-25
Living in the Shadow of a Dirty Coal Plant
6-25
The Juiciest Perks in Corporate America
6-24
Your news hound did not have Internet access this day.
6-23
Study notes spike in birth defects near mountaintop mining - Fewer Mountaintops, More Birth Defects - Here's One to Ponder as to Mountain Top Removal
6-23
W.Va. Sierra Club battles McKinley over bill that would curtail EPA authority on coal ash
6-23
The Shame of West Virginia: Coal Over Clean Water; House bill would prevent federal regulation of coal ash - U.S. House Committee Passes Bill to Divest EPA of Water Program Oversight
6-23
Morgantown bans Marcellus drilling in, near city - Morgantown Council passes Marcellus gas drilling - 'Morgantown Is Doing What It Needs To Do'
6-23
W.Va. regulators craft new set of drilling rules - DEP's gas drilling rules focus on wells, water, fees - Kessler rejects Greens claim
6-23
Gas industry cranks up PR push on W.Va. drilling
6-23
DEP considering public input for W.Va. gas permits (so soon, as in MTR permits, the gov can officially ignore the people's will)
6-23
Three former W.Va. miners sentenced for falsifying documents
6-23
Eastern Kentucky coal miner's pay restored while he pursues claim
6-23
Court: Only EPA Can Regulate Climate Change Pollution
6-23
Climate Change: Public Skeptical, Scientists Sure
6-23
Fastest sea-level rise in 2,100 years linked to climate change
6-23
Gore Criticizes Obama on Climate
6-23
Lab-grown meat: A solution to global warming? (or just don't eat meat...) - Japan scientist synthesizes meat from human feces
6-23
Greene Co. meet focuses on longwall mining
6-23

Consumer study rips Georgia coal plant project
6-23
Government's climate change economist strikes out at coal claims
6-23
Interior Dept. says tribal coal swap not even  
6-22
Study: birth defect rates higher in MTR areas - Babies With Birth Defects: Mountain Top Removal Mining Linked to Deformities
6-22
Study Links Mountaintop Removal Mining to Birth Defects - Mining and birth defects - Study: Mountaintop coal mining raises birth defect risks
6-22
Just Say No: Scout camp, mine not a good mix
6-22
House panel rejects move to regulate coal ash - US House Panel Votes To Block EPA From Regulating Coal Ash As 'Special Waste'
6-22
Dirty Water Bill in the House
6-22
Link TV: The Last Mountain Filmmakers on Mountaintop Coal Removal
6-22
Many Power Plants Already Have Pollution Controls to Meet EPA Rule
6-22
Professor to study flooding in southern W.Va.
6-22
Sen. Green miffed over Marcellus panel snub
6-22
Tom Harbold: Fracking raises pollution concerns
6-22
Collusion in Kansas Force-Feeds Coal Power
6-22
Professor to study flooding in southern W.Va.
6-22
Impending Disaster: Marine Species Face Mass Extinction, Experts Say - Climate change and pollution leading to marine crisis - Earth's oceans on course for mass extinction
6-22
Supreme court rejects global warming lawsuit
6-22
Louisville Natives Film Featured in National Magazine
6-22
Heat Will Kill More Than Cold in Europe Eventually
6-21
Why Electric Companies Have All the Power
6-21
Climate Change Lawsuit Against Utilities Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court - US top court rejects global warming lawsuit - Global-warming lawsuit rejected by Supreme Court
6-21
Morgantown city council to vote on Marcellus gas drilling ban
6-21
DEP: Mine will have no impact on scouts
6-21
Mining rule on coal dust becomes permanent
6-21
3 men freed after being trapped in Kentucky mine
6-21
The Whole Coal Story
6-21
San Antonio coal plant to be 1st in Texas to close
6-21
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"Shocking" deterioration of oceans is leading to mass extinction of marine life, panel says - Ocean life on the brink of mass extinctions: study
6-21
Germany is right to opt out of nuclear; The rejection of nuclear power is a result not of German angst but of economic thinking. We must invest in renewable energy
6-20
New York Times editorial: A.E.P. Protests Too Much
6-20
Lawmakers get do-over for Marcellus rules
6-20
Boston Herald: Mountain man
6-20
Boston Happy Hour for the Mountains and Exclusive Tickets to the Boston Premiere of The Last Mountain
6-20
UUs join March on Blair Mountain - Historic Blair Mountain should be preserved, not razed - A Dispatch From Blair Mountain, WV
6-20
Human rights under threat in era of globalization
6-20
Think Big: Energy spring is here and you can join the uprising
6-20
Stop Mining for Oil (and Coal), Start Drilling for Heat
6-20
Burning Coal Emits Dangerous Pollutants
6-20
UBB mine memorial awarded $5,000 grant
6-20

Planting forests won't stop global warming - Afforestation will hardly dent warming
6-20
How the Right Wing's Worldview Is Torn Apart By Climate Change Science (Major Case of Cognitive Dissonance)
6-19
James R. Oxendale: Don't repeat history with Marcellus shale - Don't let gas industry take over state, U.S. (scroll down)
6-19
Town sees mine as big lump of coal
6-19
China gasps in pursuit of electricity
6-19
Coal firm says it won't longwall mine under historic Washington County farm
6-19
Federal panel won't halt Montana coal railroad
6-19
6-19
New Pressure on U.S. EPA to Delay Final Mercury Rule
6-19
New Analysis Finds that Hispanics Face Disproportionate Health Threat from Coal Plant's Toxic Mercury Pollution
6-19
It's in his blood
6-19
Stop fossil-fuel pollution for everyone's health
6-18
Full Meltdown: Fukushima Called the 'Biggest Industrial Catastrophe in the History of Mankind'
6-18
Parks board OKs gas drilling in Coonskin Park
6-18
EPA plant rules would create jobs, report says - AEP, EPA and the costs of coal pollution
6-18
W.Va., Pa. sample streams for fish-killing algae - WVDEP: Golden algae back?
6-18
East Kentucky Mayor Alleges County-Level Threats Over Opposition to Mining
6-18
MSHA gives industry communications gear loophole
6-18
UMW members vote to ratify 5-year contract
6-18
Judge: Massey safety failures may be contempt - Judge: Shareholders Can Pursue Case Against Massey Energy In Mine Blast - Though Massey gone, suits proceed - Judge to set hearing on whether to hold Massey board members in contempt of court settlement
6-18
Can Justice Be Bought? - NYT Question: Can Justice Be Bought? -The persistence of political patronage
6-18
This Week in WV: "Black Lung" on the rise in WV
6-18
"The Last Mountain" Takes a Look at Trouble in the Appalachians - Little Guys Take on King Coal, Again
6-18
Staking a claim to the future at Blair Mountain - Letter to editor: Thoughts about mining and marchers (scroll down)
6-18
Bonn Climate Talks Fail to Resolve Future of Kyoto Protocol
6-18
Did "No. 1" Climate Change Denier Fake His Rsum?
6-17
Petition to Save Blair Mountain
6-17
Coal barge proposal reaches comment stage
6-17
State not seeing windfall from gas drilling tax, yet - Shale gas story 'huge,' IEA says
6-17
Advocacy group says coal is risky
6-17
W.V. Rep. McKinley Sells Out Constituents
6-17
AEP: Closing Plants Were 'Nearing the End of Their Lives'
6-17
Mountaintop removal rally outside EPA headquarters excoriates King Coal Congress members
6-17
Ms Blog: Women Fight to Save Appalachia's Last Mountain
6-17
Terry Tempest Williams in the Progressive: On the Trail of Big Coal
6-17
Berkeley Grad Student Plays Leading Role in West Virginia March on Blair Mountain
6-17
Rolling Stone's Week's Top Enviro News Picks: March to Stop Mountaintop Removal  (scroll down) - Eco-Chaplaincy Update - Diverse Paths Lead up Blair Mountain - Margaret T. Cheaney: The march on Blair Mountain
6-17
Longwalling plan called threat to historic Avella farm
6-17
Philadelphia Inquirer Blowing up the mountaintops to get out the coal - RedEye Chicago: Movie review: 'The Last Mountain'
6-17
Illinois' options for replacing coal-fired power plants
6-17
Caribbean states face 'perpetual recession' from climate change
6-16

Small-Town Mayor Claims Funding For Firehouse Held Up By Opposition To Mining  -Wednesday Roundup: White House Backs GIPSA
6-16
Massey Energy: Groups Call On Beau Biden To Revoke Coal Company's Corporate Charter  
6-16
Tomblin Favors Single Delegate Districts
6-16
Video: Saving Blair Mountain
6-16
RFK, Jr. wages environmental war - Dirty Power: Plugging Into The Last Mountain - Robert Kennedy, Jr., to Speak about Risks of Coal Mining Tonight in San Francisco
6-16
E Magazine: The Last Mountain - The Last Mountain A review - Review: 'Last Mountain' tells environmental horror story - IAR Exclusive Clip: 'The Last Mountain' - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Appalachia: 'Big Coal is a Criminal Enterprise'
6-16
Unions and Environmentalists March to Protect Historic Blair Mountain from Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - Week-Long Protest Keeps Legacy of the Battle of Blair Mountain Alive (Video) - Hundreds March to Save West Virginia Mountain from 'Removal'
6-16
United Methodists call for halt to drilling
6-16
Drilling group offers paid trip to energy hearing
6-16
Court says Massey can appeal MSHA restrictions - Appeals Court Rules for Massey Over U.S. in Upper Big Branch Mining Probe
6-16
Kentucky politicians rant about 'war on coal,' avoid real challenge
6-16
Indias Essar Seeks Indonesia, Australia Resources to Meet Indian Demand
6-16
UMW says tentative deal includes $6 hourly raise
6-16
Bonnaroo: Mountaintop Removal, Bluegrass Triplets and Other Things in the Air
6-16
Daryl Hannah to join O.C. at Tree Huggers Ball
6-16
Hightower: King Coal buys its way into schools, but leaves out its litany of negatives
6-16
Historic Washington County farm on endangered places list
6-15

DELAYED --we will let you know when this will air:  ABC World News, airs at 6:30pm on the east and west coasts ~Coverage of March on Blair Mountain, including an interview with RFK Jr. and clips from THE LAST MOUNTAIN~

6-15
CNN: Environment vs. jobs in new Battle of Blair Mountain
6-15
LA Times: Movie review: 'The Last Mountain' - San Francisco Chronicle: 'The Last Mountain' review: politics of Big Coal -
'The Last Mountain's' Bill Haney discusses making docs that move and inspire - The Last Mountain -- New Documentary Chronicles Coal Mining's Collateral Damage
6-15
ICG seeks to mine under Buckhannon school sites - Upshur fighting plan to mine coal under school - ICG hoping to mine under Buckhannon school sites
6-15
Ignoring inconvenient facts on AEP announcement
6-15
What would you do if mountaintop removal happened in your backyard?
6-15
Alphas Crutchfield doesnt honestly know yet if Upper Big Branch could have been prevented
6-15
Arch Coal Completes Acquisition of International Coal Group
6-15
Fundraiser seeks to send coal miners or family members to school
6-15
Proposed Texas Coal Plant Hopes for Water Deal
6-15
Port of St. Helens potential candidate for coal export to Asia
6-14

Activists settle lawsuit over W.Va. mining protest - Suit over Massey protests settled
6-14
Alpha speaks on Blair Mountain strip-mining
6-14

Alpha apologizes to families for release of Bobby Inman's 'natural disaster' Upper Big Branch report

6-14
'Expendable' mine rescuers
6-14
E.P.A. Delays Rule on Power Plant Emissions
6-14

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Coal Lawsuit Against Federal Government
6-14
FirstEnergy sweetens offer to community for fly ash dump (mmm, sweet, toxic ash)
6-14

UMW to vote on proposed contract
6-14

Dont you dare blow up this mountain: Protesters defend historic spot against Big Coal [VIDEO] - More Than 1,000 Rally in Blair, W.Va. for Protection of Historic Blair Mountain - From the top of Blair Mountain: Its time to annihilate mountaintop removal - Hundreds rally in West Virginia to oppose mining on Blair Mountain
6-14

Jesse Johnson: Why Blair Mountain is so important
6-14

We should harness, not destroy, Mother Nature
6-13
Fayette citizens taking aim at mountaintop removal mining -
Mine proposed near Boy Scout venue alarms some in W.Va.
6-13
Marchers scale Blair Mountain - Blair Mountain II: The new battle over coal mining in West Virginia - Organizers Call March to Blair Mountain a Success - Protestors Rally Before Reaching Crest of Blair Mountain - This Week in WV: March on Blair Mountain - Kennedy, protesters finish march, call for end to mountaintop removal mining at W.Va. rally - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Others March to Save Historic Mountain from Mining - Crede Calhoun: Blair marchers raise more than one issue - Mining protesters arrive at W.Va. mountain - Barry Thacker: Preserving mine war history, without a war - Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: The March on Blair Mountain: A Protest to Protect Our Jobs and Our Mountains - Mining protesters rally at W.Va. mountain - Vienna woman walks for a cause
6-13
Blair Mountain marchers come from far, wide - Coal-Town Puzzle: Mountain vs. Jobs - Blair Mountain march nears end - Blair marchers see activist statements along route
6-13
'The Last Mountain': An important film for West Virginians - Audience digs 'The Last Mountain' - A few thoughts on The Last Mountain - Bobby Kennedy Jr. battles big coal in documentary - Documentary exposes America's big dirty secret - RFK Jr. Vows to Fight WV Strip Mining - William Cohan: 'The Last Mountain' is a call to arms
6-13
DNR prepares strategy to help restore Dunkard Creek
6-13
EPA response to AEP plant announcement
6-13
Coal ash regulation: In the back pocket of polluters
6-13
Bobby Inman is right about one thing: Coal-mine disasters deserve independent investigations
6-13
Dengue Fever Creeps Back Into the U.S. and Climate Change Isn't Helping
6-13
It aint right to charge a man for tryin to make a livin
6-13
Mountaintop Removal: Environmental and Human Destruction for Profit
6-13
Mountaintop Removal Protest Echoes Historic Labor Battle
6-10, 11, 12 Your news hound is in the midst of the March on Blair Mountain, Rally for Blair Mountain and showing of "The Last Mountain."  On Monday, she'll gather and post links to much of the End MTR news generated during this historic week for the mountains.
6-9
Blair marchers denied access to park, campground -
Hundreds on march to Blair Mtn.  -  Group continues marching to Blair Mountain - The Second Battle of Blair Mountain - March on Blair Mountain Honors Labor History, Calls for End to Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - Guest Commentary: The battle over fossil fuels in the Appalachians
6-9
Video: Related Press Conference in DC
6-9
One killed in coal truck accident
6-9
AEP would shutter 5 coal plants to meet EPA rules
6-9
Morgantown looks into tighter regulations on drilling
6-9
Ripples of Hope
6-9
FirstEnergy says W.Va. plant lawsuit without merit
6-9
Will Alpha bring substantive change?
6-9
BP world energy review: Chinese coal drives up CO2 - Global Energy Use Advances at Fastest Pace Since 1973 on Coal, BP Says
6-8
Blair Mountain march continues - Blair Mountain march continues, despite some snags
6-8
Tim DeChristopher: Blair Mountain: A new milestone in the climate justice movement?  - Anti-Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Activists March on Blair Mountain
6-8

Vanity Fair: Hall of Fame: The Last Mountain - The Morning Dig: New Film on the Destructive Cost of Coal - New Film Tells the Story of West Virginians Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - The Morning Dig: New Film on the Destructive Cost of Coal
6-8

CNN: Preview - Soledad O'Brien looks at the fight over mountain top removal on Aug. 14
6-8
Hundreds March to Blair Mountain in Opposition to Coal Mining Plans
6-8

Blair Mountain Emergency: Obama Is Obliged by Deathtoll to Order Mountaintop Removal Moratorium
6-8
Sarah Palin's Not the Only Threat to U.S. History
6-8
Grantham Prize honors excellence in environmental journalism
6-7
Blair marchers thrown out of park in Boone County
6-7
Protesters begin weeklong march to Blair Mountain
6-7
Take Action: Don't Let Mountaintop Removal Mining Coal Destroy America's History!
6-7
Protesters re-enact 1921 mountain march - Dispatches from war over coal
6-7
Strong EPA clearly needed
6-7
Alpha opposes effort to toughen safety check rules
6-7
Editorial: Blair Mountain history important - Chris Green: Support Blair Mountain marchers
6-7
W.Va. groups may sue utility over river pollution
6-7
Climate Change Threatens World Food Production
6-7
Cities Join Forces to Fight Global Warming
6-7
Scientists forecast irreversibly hotter summers
6-7
$5M settlement reached in Pa. coal plant pollution
6-7
Your news hound has Blair Mountain March duties and will be filing news-links sporadically over the next few days. Please check in often though, as we will be updating as much of the news on the march as possible when time permits.
6-6
Hundreds begin march to Blair Mountain (Video) - Hundreds marching 5 days to save W.Va. mountain - The March Toward Justice Begins - Hundreds expected for Blair Mountain march - Hundreds to march 50 miles in battle to save W.Va.'s historic Blair Mountain from strip mining - Hundreds Are Marching on Blair Mountain - Blair Mountain March gets started - Marchers seek to save historic West Virginia labor battlefield from strip mining - Hundreds Begin 50 Mile March to Protect Blair Mountain in Southern W.Va. - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on Why Charlie Sheen Coverage Isnt Great For Democracy - Step By Step To Blair Mountain
6-6
Bobby Kennedy Jr. battles big coal in US documentary - Robert Kennedy, Jr. Climbs The Last Mountain - Robert Kennedy Jr.s Inconvenient Truth Moment
6-6
DEP: System 'isn't prepared'  - Deal addresses drilling issues in Monroe County
6-6
Alpha cited; fatal collapse occurred just after merger - Alpha gets 3 danger orders at former Massey mines - How coal miners die: Alpha cited in roof fall
6-6
Bad news from Virginia: Another coal miner killed
6-6
NIOSH offers miners free black lung screens
6-6
Massey Criticizes Federal Report on West Virginia Mine Disaster
6-6
Shell planning Appalachian ethylene plant
6-6
Natural gas is no climate change 'panacea', warns IEA
6-6
Climate change picks up with faster carbon emissions
6-6
42 million displaced by natural disasters in 2010
6-6
German cabinet agrees to end nuclear energy
6-6
Buyer Beware: Massey Energy Goes Rogue, and Its New Owner Eats Crow
6-4-6-6 Your news cruiser is in a smartmeme.org training and will only be able to post newslinks sporadically, if at all. Will catch you up ASAP.
6-4
New petition seeks to protect Blair Mountain - Coalition seeks to protect W.Va. battlefield - Living History: Blair Mountain
6-4
New York Times Critics' Pick: The Last Mountain (2011) - Washington Post: Filmmaker puts his energy behind a coal-mining movie - 'Last Mountain' Documentary To Hit Select Theaters This Weekend - Washington Post: Shining light on coal's dark side - US coal film aims to put wind in green energy sails - THE LAST MOUNTAIN Review. Bill Haney tells a gripping environmental story - Review: THE LAST MOUNTAIN Every Time I Flip The Switch It Comes On! - The Revolution Is Coming to Movie Theaters Across America - Jeff Biggers: Will President Obama Screen Last Mountain Film at White House And Then Abolish Mountaintop Removal? - "The Last Mountain," Reviewed - The Last Mountain - Coal Is The Scary Star of This Horror Movie: Inside "The Last Mountain" - Toxic Political Power - Powerful New Film Portrays Life with Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
6-4
Massey's Inman resumes claim Upper Big Branch blast was natural disaster - Gone but not forgotten: Massey continues Act of God theory about Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster - Alpha: Massey UBB report release inappropriate - In Final Report, Coal Mine Company Calls Deadly Blast 'A Natural Disaster'
6-4
Unsealed Documents Reveal Lax Attention To Safety Before Mine Blast
6-4
The Logic in Refusing to Block Masseys Sale - Massey plaintiffs lawyer: 'totally disgusted' with Strine ruling
6-4

Massey CEO's politics worried board - How to Take Over a Rotten Apple Company Without Poisoning Your Own Business

6-4
Obama strikes out on global warming
6-3

Groups petition to keep mining off Blair Mountain

6-3
Massey panel saw need to improve 'tone and message'
6-3-6-6 Your news cruiser is in a smartmeme.org training and will only be able to post newslinks sporadically, if at all. Will catch you up ASAP.
6-2
Honoring Hazel and rallying for the mountains 
6-2
The Colbert Report and "The Last Mountain" 
6-2
Video: The Battle of Blair Mountain - Take Action with Change.Org: Stop Coal Companies From Erasing Labor Union History
6-2
The Hill: 20 Questions with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. - The Atlantic: Will 'The Last Mountain' Stop Coal? - Nashville Scene: Director Bill Haney discusses The Last Mountain, opening June 9 at The Belcourt A talk with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and director Bill Haney about their mountaintop removal doc The Last Mountain  - The Last Mountain: A Scary Movie About Coal - THE LAST MOUNTAIN - Century City Review - Planet Save: The Last Mountain: New Documentary on Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
6-2
Mining regulators hold hearings on proposed rules
-2
Massey directors did little to improve safety, documents indicate - Unsealed documents outline Massey boards failure to take action to improve safety before disaster
6-2
Alpha CEO promises 'great things' - Shareholders give approval to buyout - Alpha, Massey shareholders approve $7.8 bil merger of coal producers
6-2

Drilling convoys cited in Cameron for violations

6-2
Small earthquake in Blackpool, major shock for UK's energy policy; Controversial shale gas drilling halted pending investigation into possible connection with tremors
6-2

New study shows Mountaintop health effects
6-2
The Movement Against Northwest Coal Exports is Building, Are You Part of It?
6-1
Maria Gunnoe: Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Stops Here, At The Last Mountain
6-1
Emmylou Harris, Naomi Judd Speak Out Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
6-1
Robert Kennedy Jr. Fights Mountaintop Mining in New Documentary: Interview - New Film on Destructive Mountaintop Removal Should Wake Up NY - The Last Mountain in Theaters June 3 - Robert Kennedy, Jr.: Even Obama is a prisoner to Big Coal, blames Reagan - RFK Jr.: Coal Companies "Subvert" Democracy - Robert Kennedy Jr. Fights Mountaintop Mining in New Documentary: Interview - The Last Mountain (documentary) - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s 'Last Mountain' Has a Lofty Night
6-1
Massey-Alpha Coal Mine Merger Approved By Shareholders - Alpha-Massey buyout approved - Shareholders Approve Massey Deal  - Massey, Alpha investors approve $7.1B deal
6-1
Alpha-Massey buyout vote set for today - Time to turn the page on Massey Energy?  - NPR, Gazette continue effort to get Massey records
6-1
Courts in W.Va and Delaware won't halt Massey Energy sale vote - Massey Investors Can't Block Deal, Delaware Judge Concludes - W.Va. court rejects bid to halt Massey Energy sale
6-1
Reps. Miller, Woolsey question Alphas hiring of Massey execs with ties to Upper Big Branch disaster  - Alpha Decision to Keep Massey Executives Questioned by Democrats
6-1
Texas may become 1st to require companies to publicly disclose chemicals used in gas drilling
6-1
NY attorney general suing feds to compel environmental review of Delaware River gas drilling
6-1

MSHA announces results of latest inspection sweeps
6-1
Tom FitzGerald: Beshear wrong about 'war on coal'

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