Coal consumption has costs — this week’s explosion at a West Virginia mine, which killed 25, made that clear. Those costs aren’t limited to human lives, either. Massey Energy Co., the owner of the West Virginia mine, has racked up not just safety violations but also consistently has disregarded the environmental effects of its work.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday April 9, 2010 8:27 am|
|By: RLMiller Friday April 2, 2010 9:07 am|
I’m delighted to report that Wednesday was a very good day for environmentalists concerned about extracting nonrenewable carbon-emitting fossil fuels, with not one but two victories over those who would suck the marrow out of the bones of our planet to leave it dry for the next species to inhabit the earth.
Late April Fool’s prank? No. A roadmap.