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Hundreds Protest Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Hundreds Protest Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

December 10, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Yesterday about 300 environmental activists gathered outside the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection headquarters, calling for an end to blasting on Coal River Mountain. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. addressed the rally, which was organized by Coal River Mountain Watch, and said that mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia is a crime, and that if the […]

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Protesters Tell Penn State to Stop Using Coal

Protesters Tell Penn State to Stop Using Coal

November 18, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Last week on the Penn State campus, students joined faculty and community members at a rally in front of the university’s coal plant. They called on the university to phase out the plant – which now provides 80% of the energy on campus – and move toward clean energy. Penn State’s President Graham Spanier’s agreed […]

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