Jeff Biggers

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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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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Challenging Georgia's Ban on Undocumented Students
With comprehensive immigration reform afoot in Congress, and measures to grant undocumented immigrant students in-state tuition status spreading across the country, a galvanized movement in Georgia is ramping up its effort to end the state's extraordinary ban for undocumented immigrant students at the top five state colleges.
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Friday, February 08, 2013
Will Congress Finally Deal With The Health Emergency of Mountaintop Removal?
With the daily silica -laced blizzard from five million pounds of toxic explosives in the background, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth and Rep.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Immigration Reform Must Begin With Moratorium on Deportations and Recognition of Shattered Families
As President Obama unveiled his immigration reform plan in Las Vegas yesterday, admonishing the U.S.
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