The PBS series Poldark shows the heyday of Cornwall's tin-mining industry. But in the late 20th century, that industry collapsed
This is Day 78 of my 100 Days in Europe series. As I research my guidebooks and make new TV shows, I'm reporting on my experiences
We do well to keep in mind the ubiquitous nature of betrayal that has been with us since the beginning of time and to recognize our capacity to betray and be betrayed.
Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.
This month the industry's biggest lie -- that it can be trusted with our water -- is once again on display as another mining disaster has spilled millions of gallons of toxic mining waste and chemicals into our streams, rivers and lakes.
We're going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we're going to start with Donald Trump.
The leak released lead, arsenic, cadmium and other dangerous contaminants into waterways.
Nearly 100 years after the single biggest loss of life event in the continental United States in the 20th century, video of the disaster keeps popping up. The steamship the Eastland capsized in the Chicago River in 1915, killing 844 people.
Kanner said the agreement, approved by the U.S. District Court of Nevada, does not bar residents from filing personal injury
As EPA's scientific review found, the Pebble Mine would devastate the region -- its wild salmon fishery, its people, its communities, and its economy.
More than two years after the Upper Big Branch mining disaster, relatives of the victims hope to pressure lawmakers into finally passing mine safety reform.
Wall Street and Big Coal corporations have no better friend than Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), the "prince of pork" and powerful chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.
Those eleven oil rig workers might have been saved by a safe-guard switch that other oil producing countries require but
Patrice McDermott, director of openthegovernment.org, told Huffpost: "The companies are never going to tell the miners or
Every time I visit an unabashedly pro-Hillary website and read the comments posted thereon, I keep thinking: Which side are you on?
Introduced in June, and known as the S-MINER Act, the bill took on an added sense of urgency after the Crandall Canyon tragedy
I speak of Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, and MSHA president Richard Stickler, and, of course, CEO Robert Murray. To them I present the Awards for Non-Miner Mine Heroes.