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Trump Lets Coal Power Plants & Mines Dump Lead, Mercury, and Arsenic into Rivers & Drinking Water

The regulations against pollution would have prevented $ 500 million per year in  health costs damage to fish and wildlife. Also, waste from mountaintop removal coal mining is being dumped into streams and rivers. https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/09/14/mind-bogglingly-dangerous-trump-epa-rolls-back-water-pollution-limits-coal-plants

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Support Municipalization of Boulder’s Electric Utility

Boulder City Council in having a public hearing on  April 17 at 6 pm.  Please come to support municipalizing.  You can speak.  You can email council at” [email protected]”.  Xcel initially, strongly, and repeatedly resists Boulder’s attempts to move to renewable, sustainable energy.  Then at the last minute, they make a bunch of vague promises and […]

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Mountain top Removal Coal Mining Pollutes

Mountaintop removal poisons the people, air, land, and streams.  And it destroys the forest ecosystems, leaving toxic piles and ponds of waste.  There is some good news in that ” former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is serving a prison sentence for conspiring to violate mine safety measures.”  “. “It is done with purpose knowing that water, […]

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Coal Burning Causes Disease and Death

600,000 doctors in Britain called for an end to coal burning in an article on the health and climate effects of coal. “Pollution also disproportionately impacts children and can cause diseases ranging from lung cancer to stroke, killing 40,000 people a year in the country.”    link  We need to municipalize our electric utility  to […]

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Hero Mike Roselle Talks Strategy & Motivation

Mike Roselle says that we need confrontation, controversy,   sacrifice, noncooperation, going to jail, and civil disobedience. He has stopped timeber sales and nuclear tests.  He cofounded Earth First, The Rainforest Action Network, and the Ruckus Society.  He moved to appalachia to fight mountain top removal.   Resist!  No Compromise! “When you say nonviolent direct […]

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Colorado Coal Mine Is Major Methane Emitter

The Colorado Independent had a great story about gigantic amounts of methane emitted by the Arch coal mine near Paonia.

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