Category Archives: Coal

To hell with you all

From the blog culturalslagheap.wordpress.com My dad, a lifelong firefighter, used to teach Hazardous Materials Response and Safety classes to first responders. The first informational point he covered at the beginning of the course was how to read the classification marks … Continue reading

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“They” Expect Us To Pay For This?

Do “they” really expect us to pay for this? My eyes were burning after I took a shower in the “safe” water that we are now enjoying here in Charleston and surrounding unfortunates. This morning I washed my still burning … Continue reading

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Grandpa, all you bought was the air.

The Broad form of the Company’s Deed Excerpted from the deed to his grandpa’s West Virginia Farm By Bob Henry Baber …….and excepting and reserving all the coal and other minerals and other substances on, in, and underlying said land … Continue reading

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PROJECT WET REVISED

One hundred and fifty middle school fifth grade children had fun and learned about water in the Coal River Water Festival. They took part in the Project Wet curriculum at the Coal River Group’s Science and Education Center. (May 29, … Continue reading

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Why Won’t They Say It Is About Coal Company Profits?

My LTE in today’s Charleston Gazette It’s all about profits for coal industry Editor: In Ken Ward’s excellent story, “Mining The Mountains: Coal-backed studies evoke controversy,” coal industry public relations hacks say they are concerned about jobs and something called … Continue reading

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Coal Propaganda in the Classroom

(My op-ed published in the Charleston Gazette, May 2, 2013.The last paragraph was cut out by the Gazette) A teacher presented a unit on coal to her ninth grade classes. She invited guest speakers to present four days of the … Continue reading

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Coal Industry Casts Doubt on WVU Research

http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201304060061

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