Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
"Public Justice, Appalachian Mountain Advocates, and all the organizations they represent have been dogged in their determination to ensure that our waters are safe and mountaintop removal coal mines take responsibility for their own pollution. Today's decision reinforces the need for deep consideration of the human and environmental costs of one of the most destructive forms of mining. While we can never get back the mountains that have been destroyed over the last few decades we will continue the fight to end the practice and ensure that mountaintop removal companies clean up their own pollution. State and federal agencies alike must be held accountable when they fail in their duty to protect our environment and our communities. It's time for binding water quality safeguards which will ensure the protection of our most vital natural resources and the well being of our communities We couldn't ask for more thoughtful or stronger allies in that fight."