It became the worst disaster in the country in 1938 and one of the worst coal mining disasters in Virginia history.
Though smaller than the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2010, when it omes to the amount of spillage the incident may grow, with everything and everyone from wildlife to workers currently paying the price.
The CCC planted nearly three billion trees across the country, constructed more than 800 parks, updated fire fighting methods for forested areas, built dams, and built public roadways.
It's no coincidence that the collapsed buildings were served by a 127 year-old gas main; those in the labor movement are feeling the unfortunate burden of vindication.
The Utility Workers, who represent West Virginia American Water workers, want officials to strictly regulate the water firm and keep a beady eye on its staffing levels.
As fresh horrors in the global Fukushima disaster continue to unfold, nuclear plant workers are the latest victims.
Oil and coal companies are using their already powerful leverage with brutal disregard for working people and the environment.
Did you know that every minute, we lose one acre of farmland to development? Or that since 1982, we've lost over 23 million acres of farmland?
An EPA inspection uncovered numerous air quality and job safety and health violations that ExxonMobil did not report at the nation's second largest oil refinery.
Farmworkers say Monsanto makes an exorbitant profit each year on royalties from "renewal" seed harvests.