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Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining


June 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Kayaking 4 Earth Steve Posselt, the creator of this action, is actually kayaking on rivers and other waterways to bring awareness of the enormous earth changing problems already occurring due to Climate Change, in the hopes of activating us to do the right things. Steve, an engineer and author, started his kayaking journey in his homeland, Australia, continued onto the mighty Mississippi and along the eastern coastline of the US up to the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. He will further kayak in England and France arriving along the Seine River in Paris before the upcoming Climate [...]

EQAT’s Big Win Over PNC Bank: Chat with Eileen Flanagan, author of Renewable

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

EQAT’s Big Win Over PNC Bank: Chat with Eileen Flanagan, author of Renewable               Eileen Flanagan is a leader of the Philadelphia-based Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), serving as clerk of the board. She is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia. Her third book is called Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope. Read a review in the March issue of Friends Journal: EQAT announces major victory over PNC Bank for its campaign Bank Like Appalachia [...]

Alpha Headquarters Shut Down By Demonstrators Locked to Tank of Dirty Water

May 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Residents Protest Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining, Health Impacts and Sludge Expansion RAMPS RAMPS is a non-violent direct action campaign based in the southern coal fields of West Virginia. We are dedicated to ending all forms of strip mining in Appalachia and believe our greatest contribution to reaching this goal is to undertake locally supported direct [...]

Stand Up and Join My Fight: Junior Walk

August 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

  Click here to join Junior’s fight – Junior Walk’s path to activism was not an easy one. From living with contaminated water in his own home as a child, to being kicked out of the house for speaking out against the coal company, and being threatened by relatives and neighbors, Junior has had to muster courage at every step along the way. His courage, and his clear voice calling for change, are now inspiring people across the world to stand up against mountaintop removal. The late renowned environmentalist and climber David Brower, [...]