1. Coalfields Expressway Rally - Dec. 3, 2014

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    Jane Branham from Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards speaks at a rally in front of the Federal Highway Administration in Washington, DC. A crowd gathered to demand the FHA fully investigate the effects of the planned Coalfields Expressway in Southwest Virginia...which is really a mountaintop removal coal mining project disguised as a new highway.

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    • Maria Gunnoe speaks at "Stop Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining" rally

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      Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Maria Gunnoe of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition speaks at the "Stop Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining" rally in Washington, DC, on Sept. 13, 2012. More about the rally: http://sc.org/NqCbgK For more about mountaintop removal coal mining, visit: http://beyondcoal.org

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      • 2nd in Series - Five Filthy Steps of "Clean Coal" - MTR Mining w/ Rob Goodwin, Host Karyn Strickler

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        This is the second in our "Climate Challenge" Series, the Five Filthy Steps of "Clean Coal," focusing on the most devastating practice known as mountaintop removal coal mining, the lethal monster of so-called "clean coal." Rob Goodwin, Citizen Enforcement Coordinator with Coal River Mountain Watch, describes the epic battle that is happening in Appalachia to preserve the life, forests, streams, mountains, biodiversity, culture and communities that big coal is destroying for short-term profits. Our first in the series focused on coal processing, which is the dirty step-child of "clean coal," and featured six-year old Madison Minton and her struggles living 150 yards from a coal processing plant in Kentucky. Here's a link: http://vimeo.com/18227836 Corrections: The last remaining resident of Lindytown is named Quinny Richmond. The woman who had previously been on "Climate Challenge" and was forced out of Lindytown was Laura Webb.

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        • Climate Challenge Media with Parson Brown of Topless America

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          Jarred “Parson Brown” Hill, is a co-founder of The Topless America Project and director of the documentary Topless America. He was born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and says he’s passionately proud of his rural Appalachian upbringing. Parson began production of the documentary film, Topless America, in 2006 when he first heard of the devastating coal extraction process known as mountaintop removal. He is now a full time media activist, community organizer, and lobbyist working to defend Appalachia and build connections between communities which are being exploited by coal companies and other abusive industries.

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