A Kentucky environmental group tried to intervene in a case before the state’s utility regulators but was denied.
Activists chained themselves to a bulldozer and excavator at Massey Energy’s Coal River Mountain site this morning. They want Massey to stop plans to blast the mountain for coal and make the site into a wind farm instead. The protestors are worried that blasting could compromise a nearby coal sludge impoundment dam. From the Ohio… Continue reading 14 Arrested at W. VA Mountaintop Removal Site