12 Aug 10
We’ve waged a long hard campaign against Wall Street the past 4 years to stop them from financing mountaintop removal.  Now we’re seeing some results!  Hooray for everyone who joined our work to stop MTR financing.

Top 4 US banks curb loans for destructive practice; Cut financing for Massey Energy

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29 Jul 10
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22 Jul 10

RAN activists just disrupted Massey CEO Don Blankenship’s talk at the National Press Club sending him a strong message:“Your coal is not Clean, Safe or Forever.” They were eventually escorted out by security.

Pictures. Video.

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15 Jul 10
I have a theory that the powers that be are throwing Massey CEO and homicidal maniac Don Blankenship under the proverbial bus and not even looking for skid marks.

Here’s more evidence proving my point.

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14 Jul 10

It was usually around July you could go up there and sit and it was like the annual bear gathering up there… The whole area was full of laurels. The bears had tunnels through them, it was so thick…What’s going on today you know with the Brushy Fork of course, that whole area has just about been stripped out now, and that’s all been taken away.” Ed Wiley on Coal River Mountain.

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9 Jul 10

Cross posted from the RAN Understory

 By Nell Greenberg

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