big coal appalachia

High stakes in Appalachia as greens battle Big Coal The

nbsp 0183 32 The narrator for the film is Lorelei Scarbro 54 a coal miner s widow and mother of four whose husband died of black lung a day after his 65th birthday the price of 35 years toiling in the dust...

Coal A Future for Appalachia or a Ghost of Yesterday

Research Question The current administration makes big claims about bringing coal back but it the revitalization of coal a viable option to create economic success in Appalachia In the most...

Appalachia The big white ghetto

In Appalachia jobs have vanished and people live for pills soda pop and welfare Feature Kevin D Williamson Appalachia The big white ghetto...

Higher Fines For Big Coal More Secrecy From The

nbsp 0183 32 It is obvious the Cabinet is taking the side of big coal in this case The settlement clearly does not provide for effective ongoing protection of the people of Kentucky from corporate coal abuses Kentucky citizens deserve better than this from their state officials...

Coal Controversy In Appalachia

Coal operators use explosives and enormous machines called draglines to uncover thin mountaintop coal seams Draglines such as this one at the Hobet-21 mine in Boone County West ia can be more than 20 stories tall weigh thousands of tons and operate buckets big...

Appalachia

Appalachia / ˌ 230 p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə -l eɪ ʃ ə -l 230 tʃ ə / is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern...

Talk Environmental justice and coal mining in Appalachia

Support quot Impacts of coal mining in Appalachia quot a title that reflects the current content of the article and is far more concise Laurdecl talk 08 26 26 April 2017 UTC Comment - agree with Pharos that we could use articles on both Coal mining in Appalachia and...

Appalachia ia

Appalachia is surrounded by numerous coal camp communities including Andover Arno Derby Imboden Exeter Dunbar Pardee Osaka Roda and Stonega Many of these communities formed at the beginning of the twentieth century with the arrival of the mining...

ALABAMA CONFIDENTIAL quot The Last Mountain quot

nbsp 0183 32 Corruption Politics Big Business and Environmental Injustice POLITICAL CORRUPTION IS A NATIONWIDE ISSUE AFFECTING ALL OF US ALABAMA RANKS 5 AS THE MOST CORRUPT STATE DOJ 2007 stats Something is very wrong in the Land of...

The crumbling of Big Coal Appalachia reels as an industry

nbsp 0183 32 The crumbling of Big Coal Appalachia reels as an industry meets its demise Six domestic coal companies have filed for bankruptcy in 2015 alone leaving a trail of devastation in their wake Laura...

Big Coal Gone Wild Runs Bizarre quot Bandits quot Ad While

Now comes Big Coal Gone Wild The Sequel While a broad and peaceful national movement rooted in the Appalachian coalfields has emerged to halt the destruction and death toll in the Appalachian coalfields from coal slurry-contaminated water fly rock and mountaintop removal mining FACES is running an incredibly bizarre ad that depicts the besieged coalfield residents as masked bandits...

Coal Mining Appalachia Southern U S A Culture History amp

COAL MINING IN APPALACHIA The Southern Appalachian region has long been one of the largest sources of coal in the world For generations miners have been digging and blasting their way into the rugged mountains of Kentucky ia Tennessee and Alabama to unearth thousands of tons of what are commonly called black diamonds...

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