Category Archives: mountaintop removal mining

Breaking Bread With Beshear

File under: Totally wish I could’ve been there. Earlier this morning our steadfast Governor held a prayer/breakfast at the Frankfort Convention Center (rumor has it the planned monster truck rally was canceled due to it possibly jibing with the event’s intended solemnity). According to the AP (via the C-J), Beshear spoke to a crowd of […]

Winning ❤’s & Minds (Plus A Judd, Too)

I. We’re well into our interview when Governor Steve Beshear entered the room. “Hope I’m not interrupting,” he said, his smile bright. Everyone in the stuffy conference room stood to attention but me; given the logistics of where I’d been seated, my chair would’ve blocked his Governorship’s access to Ashley Judd (a big no-no).  Handshakes […]

I Love Mountains Day — today!

Hey folks,  Today is I Love Mountains Day in Frankfort. Go show your support for coalfield families and ecosystems that have been hurt, damaged or destroyed entirely by mountaintop removal coal mining. Or just get a peek at Ashley Judd.  Here’s today’s schedule:    11 a.m.   KFTC members and supporters will gather at the Kentucky […]