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More Rocky Tops at Risk in Tennessee

Residents who proudly belt out Rocky Top at the top of their lungs on game day still haven’t raised their voices loudly enough to stop the destruction of their prized mountains.  A few Tennessee lawmakers have managed to once again bury legislation that would have offered some measure of protection against mountaintop removal mining. The […]

Continue Reading By on March 29, 2012 in Appalachia, clean air, clean water, environmental, poverty

Cigarettes Cost You How Much?

It was too easy to find some ugly pictures for this post.  Butts, in a grocery store parking lot.  Packaging, thrown onto my front lawn by a careless passer-by.  Even putting the disturbing health realities of smoking aside, it’s a fantastically expensive, legal, habit to have!  I started thinking about the rough average of $5 […]

Continue Reading By on January 3, 2011 in clean air