Scott Parkin's blog
King Coal’s domestic options are soon going to be limited after Obama and Lisa Jackson drop the big one on greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, with a possible loss in profits, Mr. Peabody’s coal company needs a new place to sell their dirty black rock.
I can’t say enough about the fact that my home state of Texas is becoming the next battlefield in the country’s dirty energy wars.
We’re mourning the passing of our friend Julia “Judy” Bonds. She was a mother, a grandmother, a coal miners daughter a national leader in the mountaintop removal abolition movement, a director of Coal River Mountain Watch and a community organizer.
She’d been diagnosed with a very serious case of cancer back in the early summer.
Yesterday, on January 3rd 2011, she passed away.
Breaking from Ken Ward at Coal Tattoo:
The opposition is emboldened.
Whatever are we to do?
After the “shellacking” that the Dems took at the hands of the teabaggers (love that double entendre), it’s obvious that the corporations, the front groups and the right wing climate skeptics taking over Congress are getting all George Patton on us and mounting a full frontal assault on the environment.
My friend and close ally, Bo Webb of the Coal River Valley, has won the prestigious Purpose Prize for his efforts in ending mountaintop removal.
PNC: Stop Funding Mountaintop Removal
Nov. 18 Day of Action against PNC’s Mountaintop Removal Investments
Join Rainforest Action Network and allies all over Appalachia and the country in stopping PNC’s investments in mountaintop removal.
Expect lots of good stuff to be happening at Kayford this weekend.
Mountain Justice Fall Summit on Kayford Mountain!