The Mile Long Petition to Stop Coal

Mon, 2008-04-14 09:19Emily Murgatroyd
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The Mile Long Petition to Stop Coal

Take a minute today to sign the Appalachian Voice's “Mile Long Petition” to block the construction of a new coal plant in Virginia. Here's their cool petition widget:

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A U.S. District Court judge ruled on June 27 that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service both wrongly approved expansion of the West Elk coal mine in Somerset, Colo., because they failed to take into account the economic impacts greenhouse gas emissions from the mining would have.
 
The federal agencies said it was impossible to quantify such impacts, but the court pointed out a tool is...
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