Archive for December, 2010

...Big Coal-Name Change For Mountaintop Removal/Strip Mining?

…Big Coal-Name Change For Mountaintop Removal/Strip Mining?

Minefields or Coalfields: Should Big Coal Change Name For Mountaintop Removal/Strip Mining? In a new episode of Big Coal Gone Wild last week, coal lobbyists announced their intentions to rebrand mountaintop removal mining as “mountaintop development.” For besieged residents living near mountaintop removal sites in Appalachia — and in the 20-odd states that allow strip-mining […]