What is the 3 Rivers QUEST?. Water: One of our most precious and vital resources, it is essential for life and economic prosperity. Yet so many of the activities that keep our economy alive and growing also threaten our water resources.
The Abandoned Mine Lands & Reclamation corrects hazardous conditions caused by coal mining practices prior to the passage of federal coal mining laws.
Few politicians have bound themselves more tightly to the fortunes of coal miners than West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. Alongside his son, James Justice III, Justice owns a coal empire spanning dozens of mining companies across Appalachia. Under his watch, employment at those companies has plummeted ...
From its founding until the late 18th century, the United States was a largely agrarian country with abundant forests. During this period, energy consumption overwhelmingly focused on readily available firewood.
Former coal executive Austin Caperton was appointed as secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection by Gov. Jim Justice.
Those numbers don't even include pollution by companies in related industries, like Freedom Industries, the chemical company behind this month's spill of coal …
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China is building at least one new coal-fired power plant every week and has a seemingly limitless appetite for coal.The Powder River Basin in southeast Montana and northeast Wyoming has a seemingly limitless supply.
Trump: America Is 'Blessed' With '250 Years Worth Of Beautiful Coal' President Donald Trump praised coal Friday evening, renewing his commitment to "energy dominance" and the United States' vast coal resources.
Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Texas have all recorded massively increased air pollution as a result of fracking, including local concentrations of toxic hydrocarbons fumes as well as region-wide ozone pollution, with residents suffering headaches, sore throats, nosebleeds, dizziness and breathing difficulties
My 12 metrics to measure costs and benefits – (1=good to 10=bad) Coal: Fatalities / year / unit of energy produced 5 Chronic illness years / year / unit of energy produced 8
This web site will educate the public about indoor environmental issues, including health risks and the means by which human exposures can be reduced.
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - works to defend our water by ending mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR), promoting renewables & more
iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.
The West Virginia Watershed Network is a group of state and federal agencies, as well as nonprofit groups, committed to providing resources for watershed management in West Virginia.
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Wind and solar are about to become unstoppable, natural gas and oil production are approaching their peak, and electric cars and batteries for the grid are waiting to take over.
The Interior Department is stopping a two-year study on the health risks of mountaintop-removal coal mining for people who live nearby. The study was looking at the connection between mining waste and reported increases in heart and lung disease, cancer and birth defects.