Under Blankenship’s leadership, Massey Energy embraced safety crimes as a business strategy, putting profits before miners – and the miners paid with their lives.
WHAT IS MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL MINING?Mountaintop removal mining (MTR) is a radical form of coal mining in which entire mountains are blown apart to access coal. MTR has devastated over one million acres of Appalachia, polluting headwater streams, contaminating drinking water and destroying a distinctly American culture that has endured generations. Over 2,000 miles of streams […]
Peacemaking in a Culture of Violence 2011 Congress on Urban Ministry Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education March 1-3, 2011 […]
Part II: From the Holler to the Hood – Stories of Oppression Larry Gibson, Keeper of the Mountains, is coming […]