Category: Mountaintop Removal

Not Another Mountaintop Removal Mine!
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Not Another Mountaintop Removal Mine!

Once again, the Army Corps of Engineers has given its blessing to another mountaintop removal project — saying it’s okay to¬† let Big Coal dump the blown-off tops of mountains into pristine Virginia waterways. Ten miles downstream from the proposed Doe Branch mine, the Russell Fork River flows through Breaks Interstate Park. This park, known [...]

Stop State-sponsored MTR posing as Coalfields Expressway
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Stop State-sponsored MTR posing as Coalfields Expressway

Please come to a important meeting on Wed., Feb. 20 to speak out against MTR and the Coalfields Expressway. Governor Bob McDonnell and VDOT are pursuing hard a 50 mile mountaintop removal coal mine masquerading as a highway in Southwest Virginia. This road is all about mining coal not about transportation. The highway contractor is [...]