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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bobby Nelson’s Radio Show

Today I was a guest on Bobby Nelson’s radio show out of Huntington, WV. What a great interviewer. We talked about the campaign in general, and specifically about Tomblin’s tepid “Emergency” order which had the overall effect of putting a water hose to a forest fire. One has to wonder when will the “Republicrats” step [...]

Marcellus Shale

After decades of stripping for coal on peoples’ homeplaces, the West Virginia Supreme Court many years ago outlawed the practice of ‘ruin and run’ coal mining on “Broad Form Deed” lands—parcels on which the deed holders “only” own the surface.  The court ruled that these antiquated century-old deeds were made at a time when the [...]


BABER TO PRESENT FRACKING POSITION, VOWS TO PROTECT SURFACE OWNERS, ENVIRONMENT, AND TO GROW THE ECONOMY   Bob Henry Baber, Mountain Party candidate for Governor, will hold a critical press conference at 10:45 a.m. on the Capitol Steps on Monday July 11th and will specifically outline his plan for Marcellus Shale development in West Virginia.  [...]