Environmental Injustice in Alberta

In late June, a team of RAN staff travelled to Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada to participate in theĀ Tar Sands Healing Walk, which is organized and hosted by members of…

Bank of America and Drummond Coal in Colombia

This blog post has been updated. This month, Rainforest Action Network and three allies testified at Bank of America’s annual shareholder meeting, urging them to drop coal, to stop profiting…

Mountains, Water and Community

Last week, Rainforest Action Network and three allies testified at Bank of America’s annual shareholder meeting, urging them to drop coal, to stop profiting from environmental destruction and human rights…

Dump Now, Pay Later: Coal Risk Update on Coal Ash

Each year, the U.S. coal-fired power plant fleet produces over 130 million tons of coal ash. And while this ash frequently contains arsenic, lead, mercury, and other toxic chemicals that…

Wells Fargo Representing Massey Energy

My friend Chuck Nelson is a retired West Virginia underground coal miner. He works hard with Ohio Valley Environment Coalition to protect the beautiful mountains of West Virginia and to…

Forget the Black Gold, Just Clean Water Please

Iā€™m sitting opposite the ā€˜Hotel Black Goldā€™ as the sun goes down over Lago Agrio and the streets start to hum with evening traffic, people returning home from work and…

Could Chevron Have a Change of Heart?

Fabiola is a beautiful thirteen-year old girl with sparkling bright eyes and an infectious smile. As we approached her house in the village of Taracoa in Ecuador, she marched right…