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Whitesburg, KY second Municipality in nation to pass resolution of support for POWER+

by Tom Sexton
Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club

This week, the City of Whitesburg became the first municipality in the state of Kentucky, and the second in the nation to pass a resolution of support for the White House’s POWER Plus Plan (POWER+). 315 more words

InTheNews

Bellingham to Seattle (Days 29-35) / Breaking Clean Tour, Nick Mullins

Resilience at the Crossroads of Racial and Climate Justice at the Daybreak Indian Cultural Center, Seattle, WA

Saturday, July 11, 2015  Nick Mullins

We are so often amazed at the way our journeys intersect with events and organizations. 143 more words

Commentary

Digital Divide: #MountainSavior

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Chuck Nelson the other day. He’s been integral in helping Brady and Brandon get their film off the ground. 103 more words

Digital Divide

Same Sun Here

Dear River,
I cannot tell from your name if you are a boy or girl so I will write to you like you are a human being.
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Books

Final Kayford Mountain Visit

Dr. Ross Conover posted the following on Facebook:

Ross Conover

I recently had what I now know to be my final Kayford Mountain (Mountaintop Removal Mining) field trip through Glenville State College (I’m moving to teach at Paul Smith’s College in the Adirondacks). 1,908 more words

It's Time


P
hoto by Giles Ashford/Google Earth Outreach

In an article on Huffington Post online, Jeff Biggers writes that mountain top removal and the destruction of the environment and people’s health is a process whose time should… 21 more words

Days Of Oil Futures Past

My father was born and raised in a mining village that has completely disappeared. The only remaining clues to its existence on banks of the Clyde River just outside of Glasgow is a memorial cairn and a tiny arched Roman bridge that’s still solid after nearly two millennia. 967 more words