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A worker moves a drilling machine   around storage tanks at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, Va., Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. The ban on tap water for parts of West Virginia was lifted on Monday, ending a crisis for a fraction of the 300,000 people who were told not to drink, wash or cook with water after a chemical spill tainted the water supply. Gov. Earl Tomblin made the announcement at a news conference, five days after people were told to use the water only to flush their toilets. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 22, 2014 | Blog

The chemical company behind January’s massive spill is reportedly nearing a settlement in a slew of lawsuits. Continue reading

Charleston resident Anoa Changa stands next to her stock of bottled water. (Photo: David Stephenson/In These Times).
June 4, 2014 | The Poverty Line

Charleston residents have no reason to believe their water is safe today. Continue reading

Climate Lobbying
May 5, 2014 | Blog

The influential right-wing lobbying group is seeking out friendly state attorneys and encouraging them to sue the EPA. Continue reading

In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, smoke rises in this time exposure image from the stacks of the La Cygne Generating Station coal-fired power plant in La Cygne, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, Filr)
May 1, 2014 | News & Notes

Those who want to breathe less sulfur dioxide will celebrate. Continue reading

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March 27, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ. Continue reading

Members of the Nitro Volunteer Fire Department distribute water to local residents following the chemical spill on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 in Charleston, W.V. (AP Photo Michael Switzer)
January 16, 2014 | Blog

“The chemical and coal industries have a stranglehold on most institutions in the state.” Continue reading

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October 25, 2013

Historian Peter Dreier explains why Castellanos is a part of a new wave of grassroots activists changing America. Continue reading

Climate Lobbying
September 4, 2013 | Blog

Proposed EPA curbs on power plant emissions put Big Coal on the defensive and the industry takes a page from Wall Street in its response. Continue reading

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April 19, 2013

How dangerous chemicals and fracking contaminate our land, our health and the energy debate. Continue reading

Thousands of protestors gather at the National Mall in Washington calling on President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, as well as act to limit carbon pollution from power plants and “move beyond” coal and natural gas, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 20, 2013 | Blog

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune responds to critics of the Forward on Climate coalition’s focus on the Keystone XL pipeline. Continue reading

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April 19, 2002 | America's First River, Bill Moyers on the Hudson (2002)

Bill explores the dramatic history, complex ecology and profound natural beauty and legacy of the Hudson River. Continue reading