Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Call to Action!

Read this below, then take action. Make yourself HEARD! Don't let Bush and Cheney get away with this final act of shitting on the country before they leave office!

Bill Moyers:

There's nothing make-believe about this. Remember these scenes of
mountain top mining in West Virginia? Companies blow those mountains
sky-high to expose the coal, then haul away tons of rock and debris and
dump the waste into valley areas. To protect the quality of the water,
they're not supposed to pile the stuff within 100 feet of rivers and

But while we've all been obsessing over Sarah Palin's posh makeover and
Joe Biden's latest gaffe, the coal companies have been lobbying the
Bush administration to gut the rules even further, to allow them
greater freedom to dump massive waste piles anywhere they want -
including directly into the water.

Now, the Interior Department is one of those government agencies that's
practically been turned over to the industries it's supposed to
regulate. So as a parting gift, the President's appointees at Interior
have now officially proposed granting the coal companies their wish -
to dump at will.

There's a 30-day period for public comment and review before the proposal takes effect, so you can find out how to register your opinion - pro or con - at our site on

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