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Updates from Appalachia


Massey CEO Unapologetic at Senate Safety Hearing

Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship remained cool and…

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Mountains of Potential: Fighting for Wind in Western North Carolina

By Megan Naylor Megan is a frequent contributor…

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Virginia Issues Ison Rock Permit Despite Overwhelming Concerns

“Reclaimed” Portions of Black Mountain in Wise County,…

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Blankenship to Testify Before Congress at Safety Hearing requested by Senator Byrd

HUGE news. Don Blankenship will testify before Congress…

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UNC Students Win Commitment to Phase Out Coal on Campus

Students at the University of North Carolina won…

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