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Proposed Mine Causes Concern in Birmingham

A Birmingham, Ala., water utility and a local conservation group, the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, have teamed up against a coal mine proposed by Mays Mining, Inc.,  110 more words


Setting foot on ancestral land

I knew, when I set off for Scotland, that I would come back changed. I knew that some “ancestral healing” would occur, because that was my intention. 1,165 more words


A new project: A railroad loan instead of a subsidy

Originally published in the Seattle Daily Post-Intelligencer, June 26, 1884

The idea of subsidizing the Columbia & Puget Sound Company to enable it to complete its road up Cedar River was a good one, but not so good as another that has since been put forth. 552 more words


Coal Firm Served by NS, CSX Files for Bankruptcy

A Kentucky coal operator whose mines in the eastern region of the state are served by CSX and Norfolk Southern has filed for bankruptcy protection in what is viewed as a step toward the sale of the company. 104 more words


Norway's $US1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to dump billions in coal investments

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund may offload coal investments, including its stake in BHP.

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund will divest from a slew of coal companies and oil explorers and producers, after Norway’s parliament approved tighter investment rules. 466 more words

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Grande Cache

I confess that we did not camp in Grande Cache but we took a few minutes to enjoy the town. We usually try to power through as many kilometers as we can without stopping and the unfortunate result is that sometimes we miss these little gems. 109 more words

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