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December 12, 2014 | Blog Post

President Obama Earns "C" on Mountaintop Removal Mining Report Card

The mining industry and its allies have been crying long and hard since President Obama took office, but the other side of the story has not gotten nearly enough attention. The problem is not that President Obama has done too much to regulate coal mining; the problem is that he could do more—much more—to protect the families and communities of Appalachia.

December 2, 2014 | Blog Post

Locals Protest Lax Crude-by-Rail Regulations

Local communities are fed up with lax crude-by-rail regulations, so last month they took their complaints straight to Washington, D.C. and the Department of Transportation.

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