The Last Mountain

The new documentary “The Last Mountain” has been getting a lot of coverage not only in the local papers but nationally as Robert Kennedy Jr., the films narrator, appeared on the Colbert Report yesterday night.  The documentary’s goal is to emphasize the environmental and human impacts of mountain top removal mining (MTR) by focusing onContinue reading “The Last Mountain”

Marcellus Shale: Gas Drilling in Northern West Virgnia

This weekend there were two featured articles from Time and WSJ on natural gas drilling.  This topic is particularly important and relevant to my current place of residence as I know several people who have sold the rights of their property to profit from the Marcellus Shale.  The article from Time was a long, well-written,Continue reading “Marcellus Shale: Gas Drilling in Northern West Virgnia”