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The Banks Most Responsible for Blasting Mountains and Ruining Appalachia

See which banks are still financing mountaintop removal coal mining and ensuring the destruction of the world's oldest mountains.

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Spread the Word: Help Stop Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Today

It's a national call-in today to end mountaintop removal coal mining. Let's help them.

Our friends in Appalachia need our help today. Mountaintop removal coal mining is a social, economic, and environmental disaster. Here's why. And there's now a bill in Congress, the Clean Water Protection Act, that would help end the practice.

The folks at iLoveMountains.org, an excellent anti-mountaintrop removal advocacy group and a GOOD 100 honoree, have organized a National Call-In Day to End Mountaintop Removal, and we owe it to our fellow Americans dealing most directly with its impacts to help them out. Here's a video from iLoveMountains.org:

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"The Last Mountain" Debuts at Sundance

"The Last Mountain" leads a small pack of environmental documentaries premiering at Sundance this week. Check out the trailer.

TreeHugger has good roundup of the rather sorry slate of environmentally-themed documentaries at Sundance this year. Not to belittle any of the films that are playing—I haven't seen any yet—but it seems that the fest is a little thin in this department compared to past years.

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