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About ddboulis

Seeker.

Use Your Words

On February 5th, after some encouragement from friends at the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, I agreed to attend and sign up to speak at the public comments session regarding the West Virginia House Bill 2566 Coal Jobs and Safety Act … Continue reading

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Cradle to Grave

This past week I had the honor of attending the Extreme Energy Summit in Biloxi, Mississippi.  From the event website: “The Summit…will bring together a wide variety of leaders representing groups across the country who are resisting all forms of … Continue reading

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Off I Go to D.C. – Or “going off” in D.C.

The Alliance for Appalachia hosted an event this past weekend called “Our Water, Our Future.” I was surprised and tickled pink to be invited and to receive a scholarship/sponsorship which covered all my expenses. I didn’t know what to expect, … Continue reading

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Sanity and Profanities

This has been a busy week in my fight against the Keystone Development #2 Strip Mine.  This past Thursday, August 7th, Tam and I attended a rally on the capitol steps.  Several hundred people attended and the rally received a … Continue reading

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Mountaintop Removal and Blanket Forts

I’ve been two weeks, no after checking the calendar it’s actually almost three weeks, telling myself that I needed to post to my blog.  But I couldn’t.  I was hurting.  I was depressed.  I was too angry.  You see, the … Continue reading

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Everywhere I Go…

I’ve been on vacation.  I tried to take a vacation from the stress and frustration of fighting our new neighbor, the Keystone Development #2 Mountaintop Removal Coal Mine.  I discovered that wherever I go, this issue now goes with me.  … Continue reading

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Once Aware…

I’m on vacation.  Far away from any coal mine.  But I can’t really get away.  I brought study material (that’s on me) to enjoy (?) on my son’s back porch with a cup of chai on this sunny summer day.  … Continue reading

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