Valerie Volcovici

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8 08, 2019

Insurers Pressured to Drop Coverage of Canada’s Oil Sands Pipeline

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A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta’s oil sands to British Columbia’s …

5 06, 2019

West Virginia Coal Industry Data Shows Mines Releasing Excessive Pollution

By | June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on West Virginia Coal Industry Data Shows Mines Releasing Excessive Pollution

Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor’s family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental groups citing state data. The …

1 06, 2018

Coal Industry Tax Cut Threatens Miners’ Benefits Fund as Black Lung Cases Surge

By | June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coal Industry Tax Cut Threatens Miners’ Benefits Fund as Black Lung Cases Surge

As a young man, Barry Shrewsbury dug coal in the West Virginia mines and spent his time off hunting and fishing in the rolling hills. Now, at 62, he struggles to breathe and accomplish basic tasks such as shopping and …