Category Archives: RAMPS

Breaking News: RAMPS and Najavos from Black Mesa at Peabody demanding end to MTR and SAVE BLAIR MT

ST. LOUIS, MO — About one hundreds of protesters are gathered in downtown St. Louis today outside of the Peabody Coal corporate headquarters. St. Louis locals were joined by Navajo residents from Black Mesa, Ariz., Appalachians from coal-burdened West Virginia, … Continue reading

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No Business as Usual for Arch Coal Today

CREVE COEUR, MO–Seven protesters disrupted work at Arch Coal corporate headquarters today by locking themselves together inside Arch’s office building. At approximately 9 a.m., three protesters disguised as delivery personnel wheeled a 500-pound potted plant filled with concrete up to … Continue reading

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BREAKING UPDATE: Remaining 10 Activists Take Deal; Released

Great news from the Lincoln County Court today.  Half of our arrestees had their bail reduction hearings today.  Instead of reducing their bails, the court offered a plea deal.  In exchange for pleading guilty to the trespassing charge only, our … Continue reading

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Gay W.Va. anti-mining activist alleges police brutality after arrest

Environmental activists on Thursday demanded that West Virginia officials investigate allegations that state troopers beat a queer anti-mountaintop coal mining activist over the weekend. CREDO Action and Energy Action Coalition urged Attorney General Darrell McGraw and U.S. Attorney for the … Continue reading

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July 28 Police response to Mountain Mobilization

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RAMPS: Mountain Mobilization Action & Rally

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“Mountain Mobilization” shuts down Lincoln Co. strip mine Call for end to strip mining and a just transition for the region’s families

Charleston, W.Va.—More than 50 protesters affiliated with the R.A.M.P.S. Campaign have walked onto Patriot Coal’s Hobet mine and shut it down.  Ten people locked to a rock truck, boarded it and dropped banners: ”Coal Leaves, Cancer Stays.”  At least three have … Continue reading

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