Digging for Answers on Coal?

posted by Rainforest Action Network

Here’s a list of great resources for keeping up-to-speed with the movement to keep coal in the ground.

Coal Swarm

Find out about coal in your state, existing and proposed US coal plants, coal mines, companies and coal-related activism.

This is a wiki – anyone can contribute to it by adding or fixing information.

Coal Tattoo

“This Charleston Gazette blog attempts to build on the newspaper’s longtime coverage of all things coal — with a focus on mountaintop removal, coal-mine safety and climate change.

Staff writer Ken Ward, Jr., a native of Piedmont in Mineral County, W.Va., has covered the Appalachian coal industry for nearly 20 years.”


Action and resource center, produced by Appalachian Voices,  focused on ending mountaintop removal mining. Includes “America’s most endangered mountains” video series, blogger’s challenge and a list of EPA permits under review.

Jeff Biggers in the Huffington Post

Regular column highlighting resistance to the coal industry. Jeff often writes from a historical and social justice perspective.