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On January 9, 2014, a dangerous toxin, 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, leaked from a busted tank and into the Elk River in West Virginia. It is believed that nearly 7,500 gallons of the toxin made its w...
Climate Change as a Class Issue
Protesting PNC Bank in Pittsburgh financing of mountain-top removal (MTR) coal mining across Appalachia. MTR causes increased cancer rates and birth defects, as well as massive environmental degradati...
Coal companies trying to revive 'zombie' open cast mines in Wales
A tangle of undercapitalised companies are coming forward to cash in on old deep coal mines in Wales - by digging them all out from above from huge open cast pits. But local communities, alarmed at th...
Coughing up coal
Ecologist Film Unit / Ecologist magazine
India is rivaling China -- in its plans to consume coal. India is aggressively expanding construction of coal fired power plants to meet growing energy needs. Emissions from coal power plants were lin...
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
The Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Coal Miners Memorial
The worst coal mining disaster in Canada occurred in Hillcrest, Alberta, on Friday June 19, 1914. A total of 189 men died. 130 women were widowed and 400 children left fatherless.
In China's Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders
China's relentless drive for minerals is wreaking havoc on pastoral lifestyles.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 22, 2017
Secrecy and Power
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Secrecy is a weapon the powerful use against their enemies: us. This issue of Other Voices explores the relationship of secrecy and power.
'Our Rivers are Black with Coal' - living with Siberia's mines
A look at the aggressive coal mining industry in Siberia where local opposition and human rights are ignored, and indigenous communities and ecosystems are being destroyed.
People power: how Montana stopped the biggest coal mine in North America
Campaigners are celebrating after defeating plans to build America's largest open pit coal mine. In an epic 'David and Goliath' battle, Montana activists challenged the project, and all the politician...
Polish farmers threaten uprising over opencast coalmine
Heinz unites with farmers in rebellion against plan to build a vast lignite mine and power plant on farming land in western Poland.
Poor West Virginia? Think Again
Resistance in the Valley of Death
The chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia has once again put Appalachia on the map. This is what it usually takes. People have to not just die at the hands of the coal and chemical industry, the...
Reclaiming the Commons in Appalachia
Property is Theft
The extractive resource industry has a firm hold on the wild, wonderful, but wounded Appalachians. The use of eminent domain and compulsory pooling has robbed communities of their cultural and natural...
Canadian Mining Journal
Articles and information of practical use to those who work in the Canadian mineral exploration and mining industries.
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