Fossil Fuels

Nika Knight, staff writer
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was released last week from prison after serving one year for his role in a deadly mine explosion that killed 29 , and one of his first acts after being released was to appeal to President Donald Trump for more lenient laws to protect "frightened" coal executives such as himself from prosecution. In the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A child takes part in a Global Divestment Mobilisation (GDM) action in Davao, Philippines.
As a nearly ten-days-long global mobilization calling for divestment from...
Nika Knight, staff writer
After a years-long popular resistance against a proposed fracked gas storage...

Further

The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...