Tag Archives: coal mine

In an op-ed, McConnell, fellow senator blast away at the EPA

These guys must think they’re following in the footsteps of the great humorist and newspaper columnist Lewis Grizzard. How else to explain this hilarious op-ed. What a crew.

Mont., Wash. governors meet on coal export terminal

Great, great. Just what the planet needs. Another way in which to get coal to the furnaces. Great.

You can read the article about this boondoggle right here.

Quote of the day

“This mine might be good for China, but it’s not good for Montana.”

– Mark Fix, a Montana rancher and member of the Northern Plains Resource Council, in speaking about a proposed coal mine

The dirty secrets of coal, in photos

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/25/the-dirty-secrets-of-coal_n_549984.html#s84060

Another coal mine accident

This one in western Ky.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_KENTUCKY_MINE_ACCIDENT?SITE=VANOV&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT