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Miners' families hope for justice at coming trial

The disaster and the resulting deaths shocked the mining communities of Raleigh and Boone Counties and left the dead miners' families grieving.

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GOP kills Florida solar, takes the sun out of Sunshine State

"Florida already ranks in the bottom half of the nation for energy efficiency, and now will only fall farther behind, costing families and businesses in the process."

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Keystone XL heads to Senate for vote

Many activists fighting against Keystone are expecting - or hoping - that if the bill does get its 60 votes, Obama will simply veto it anyway.

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Miners’ families welcome indictment of Massey Energy CEO Blankenship

A federal grand jury indicted the former Massey Energy CEO on numerous counts of conspiracy in the Apr. 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men.

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UN climate report: No new news, mostly bad news

The new report breaks no new ground. This report is a summary of the three reports already issued, which focused in much more detail on specific aspects of the science.

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Environmental leader David Beach issues urgent call to action

"Overcome the temptation of the present generation to pass the problem onto future generations."

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Teamsters' teach-in spotlights environmental injustice at hazardous Missouri landfill

The landfill contains 8,700 tons of un-containerized radioactive waste and there's a fire at the site.

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Red and green at People's Climate March

The CP USA joined with hundreds of other organizations: labor, youth, peace, justice, clergy, political organizations and international groups, in the largest climate march ever.

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Some 400,000 climate marchers paint New York green

Generating some of the most excitement were activists from other nations who stood in solidarity with their peers.

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Activists gather for the Green line to the climate march

"This march represents an incredible diversity of people, all realizing that this is the same fight."

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