Jeff Biggers

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Which Side Are You on? Why This Student Sit-in Against Peabody Coal Matters
Entering its second week, the inspiring Washington University sit-in against Peabody Energy has already gone beyond its goals to cut school ties with the St. Louis-based coal giant, and forced the rest of the nation to ask themselves an urgent question in an age of climate change and reckless strip...
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Saturday, March 01, 2014
Should Sierra Club Endorse Coal Rush/Fracking Gov. Quinn—Or Call Out Environmental Disaster?
Is it enough for Illinois Gov.
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Friday, February 14, 2014
Will Illinois Coal Rush Spread West Virginia Disasters?
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Friday, January 31, 2014
If We Don't Put People Before Profits, Spills Like West Virginia Are Our Future
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Sunday, December 01, 2013
Free Mike Roselle From Jail: Free Appalachia From Mountaintop Removal
Nearly four years ago, long-time environmental activist and Kentucky-native Mike Roselle sat in the Southern Regional Jail in Beaver, West Virginia, with one simple message: Mountaintop removal mining, the most egregious human rights and environmental violation tolerated in our nation, must be abolished, not regulated.
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Sunday, October 13, 2013
Mother Jones Is Still Calling Out Deadbeat Coal Barons (on Coal Miner's Day)
I hear Mother Jones calling. The deadbeat coal barons still need to be called out.
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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Does Illinois Host Nation's Worst Website for Kids on Coal?
While Illinois Gov.
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Saturday, June 08, 2013
Pro-Fracking Greens Called Out in Sandra Steingraber's New Manifesto
A new salvo has been fired in the national battle against fracking.
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Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Illinois’ Flawed Fracking Law Is Everyone’s Problem, Ecologist Says
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Saturday, May 25, 2013
At the Floodgates of Fracking in Illinois in the Battle Over the Climate Change Crisis
What happens in Illinois, doesn't stay in Illinois -- especially when you're dealing with the national ramifications of a combined fracking and coal mining rush unparalleled in recent memory.
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