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In Ulster County, NY on Tuesday Feb 19th at 7P there will be a hearing on a Resolution to Repeal the Safe Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013). There have been similar ...
by BlueHighwayman
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 02:35 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Ever since the Kingston coal ash catastrophe in Tennessee in December 2008, we've been waiting for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...
by rperks
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 09:10 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Clean coal, eh?� No such thing.� The stuff is dirty from the cradle to the grave.� Just consider coal ash.��...
by rperks
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 02:41 PM PST with 10 Recommends
This is a story that deserves more attention. Coal ash from a catastrophic spill in Kingston, Tennessee is being sent to several rural landfills in neighboring states, with 60% of the toxic slurry ...
by DWG
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Feb 20, 2010 at 12:07 PM PST with 50 Recommends
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) attempts to end decades of delay in regulating coal ash disposal, the coal-fired power industry is mounting a major lobbying effort targeting the ...
by rperks
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 12:13 PM PST with 11 Recommends
It was the nightmare before Christmas. On Dec. 22, 2008, the stockings were hung by the chimney with care, but homeowners sleeping snugly along the banks of the Emory River received far worse than ...
by rperks
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 15, 2009 at 06:57 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Last night "60 Minutes" aired an in-depth story on the problems with coal ash, a ...
by rperks
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 10:53 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The New York Times covered the Coal ash disposal controversy going on in Perry ...
by alpolitics
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 04:08 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
[This diary was originally posted on NRDC Switchboard ] Information obtained from the U.S. Environmental ...
by rperks
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 08:18 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Tennessean is reporting in a front page story: The ...
by lostboyjim
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 04:10 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Over the weekend a truck driver was killed while delivering pipe to the Kingston, Tenn coal ...
by alpolitics
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 08:11 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
We first wrote about this situation ,about a month ago, when the idea of sending toxic coal from a Tennessee Spill into an Alabama landfill ...
by draftsmoot
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jul 09, 2009 at 08:10 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
In March of 2000, during the last days of the Clinton administration, the EPA decided coal ash was a hazardous waste. But then, two months later, it flipped. If the EPA had stuck to its guns, the ...
by Danielle Ivory
Comment Count 0 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 03:53 PM PST with 2 Recommends
First Amendment scandals. Ever hear of them? By Steve ...
by eric francis
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2008 at 04:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Geez! Weren’t there two (three?) diary bitch sessions re: Bill Maher’s “Realtime with Bill Maher” 2/22 show? I download the show here in Taiwan, and was curious what the ...
by razajac
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2008 at 11:38 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Rep. Kingston-- caught your appearance on Bill Maher.
by jrcjr
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2008 at 09:28 AM PST with 8 Recommends