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28 Apr 15

A story out on Energy and Environment today is reporting that the US coal company Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: CLD) is lobbying hard to continue to "dodge royalty payments to taxpayers and Western states."

» read more | by Kevin Grandia | 0 comments
Midwest Rising Takes to the Streets of St. Louis
15 Aug 11

Today, hundreds marched and saw fourteen community and climate activists arrested as the Midwest Rising! Convergence took the streets of St. Louis to protest Bank of America and Peabody Coal.

The arrest action occurred in the intersection connecting Bank of America's St. Louis offices and Peabody's national headquarters.

» read more | by Scott Parkin | 0 comments
Midwest, Southeast and Pacific Northwest To All Host Action Camps
5 Aug 11
Cross-posted from the RAN Understory

It’s going to be some hot business this summer, and we ain’t talkin about the triple digit heat wave hitting much of the country. There is a rebellious spirit sweeping the U.S.A. as people are fighting back against the fossil fuel industry from coast to coast.

» read more | by Scott Parkin | 0 comments

Top Story

25 Feb 14

The coal industry’s efforts to export huge amounts of taxpayer-owned coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia has generated unprecedented opposition in the Pacific Northwest - tens of thousands of people have rallied, attended public hearings, and called on their elected officials to oppose coal export terminals that would disrupt and pollute communities and pose one of the biggest threats to the climate of any fossil fuel project in the world.

» read more | Joe Smyth | 0 comments

Coen Brothers on 'Clean Coal'