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New Human Sub-species Discovered in West Virginia

THE ANCIENT PROTO-HUMAN homo blankenstarelis was believed to have become extinct two million years ago, when its only skill—stuffing it’s mouth with long green cabbage —proved insufficient in the face of even the mildest climate change. Recently, however, examples of … Continue reading

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Big Butter Jesus is Toast

North of Cincinnati, Ohio is (was) a big $250k statue of  “Jesus” at the Solid Rock Church (incidentally insured for $700k).  The locally famous Jesus was dubbed “Butter Jesus” by comedian Heywood Banks, because of it’s off yellow color, in … Continue reading

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Earth Movers working day and night to restore the beauty of Kayford Mountain – NOT

In an unprecedented turn of events, Alpha Energy has begun the multi-trillion dollar cleanup of Kayford Mountain by putting back all the “overburden” and valley fill that was pushed into nearby  streams and valleys. They are estimating that if they … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Coal is NOT dirty by WALT #10: “Clean” Coal Costs Billions in Taxpayer Subsidies

The U.S. government continues to aggressively fund coal-related projects despite all that is known about coal’s impacts on health, climate and the economy. The Department of Energy is currently seeking $648 million for “clean coal” projects in its 2009 budget … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Coal is NOT dirty by WALT #9: “Clean” Coal Kills Freshwater Streams

The majority of these so called streams are nothing more than dry gullies which are less than a foot wide and six inches deep and only carry water during rain/snow events. If you really want to help the freshwater streams, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Coal is NOT dirty by WALT #8: “Clean” Coal Destroys Mountains

Can someone show me where they take 1,000 off a mountaintop? Can someone show me a mountain in Kentucky or West Virginia where there is 1,000 feet of relief from the hollow to the mountaintop? If you consider the same … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Coal is NOT dirty by WALT #6: “Clean” Coal Wastes Huge Quantities of Water

Are we running low on water? How much water is used to generate electricity in hydro-electric dams? Would you consider this a waste of water? Is the water really wasted, considering the amount of electricity generated by these coal fired … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Coal is NOT dirty by WALT #5: “Clean” Coal Kills Miners

This stat is misleading. The workers who died in 1992 of black lung more than likely started working in the mines in the early 60’s if not before. Even the workers who died in 2002 would have started in the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Coal is NOT dirty by WALT#3: Burning “Clean” Coal Emits Mercury

Mercury emissions have been dropping and continue to drop. Compare the annual level of mercury emitted in 1970 and compare it to today level. -WALT

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