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EPA's Choice This Week: Crucify Appalachia or Stand Up to Big Coal Lobby

Some things should go with­out say­ing, but they don't. After forty years of reck­less dev­as­ta­tion and crim­i­nal vio­la­tions, the fate of clean water and human rights in the Appalachi­an coal­fields is now in the hands of Lisa Jack­son. Novem­ber 29, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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EPA Limits Mountaintop Removal

Only a lit­tle over­due… By Christo­pher J. Jack­son Reg­is­ter-Her­ald Reporter BECKLEY — The U.S. Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency has tight­ened lim­i­ta­tions on moun­tain­top removal with new actions to “clar­i­fy” and strength­en guide­lines for Appalachi­an min­ing per­mits. EPA Admin­is­tra­tor Lisa Jack­son said … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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