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West Virginia Agrees to Clean Up 171 Abandoned Coal Mines

Running a coal mine isn’t cheap. And the costs don’t end once a mine stops operating.When mines are abandoned by private operators in West Virginia, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection is supposed to take over and clean up the sites. But the state has…

Town of Telluride to Challenge Uranium Mill in Denver Court

he Town of Telluride, Colo., is taking its opposition to the licensing of the planned Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County to court in Denver. The Telluride Town Council voted unanimously to retain the legal services of Public Justice to litigate the case.The ongoing…

‘Bleed Air’ Case Against Airlplane Manufacturers Settles

Terry Williams, above left, a 42-year-old mother of two, is now permanently disabled. Years ago, this former flight attendant for American Airlines suffered severe injury to her central nervous system after being exposed to toxic “bleed air” — engine oil fumes emitted from a defectively…