13 May '11, 8pm

CoalCares responds to Peabody legal threat:

Dear Andrew Baum, Foley Lardner LLP, and Peabody Energy, Thank you for your thoughtful letter demanding that we remove Peabody’s name from www.coalcares.org and cease falsely suggesting that Peabody cares about kids made sick by coal . Your threat, although entirely baseless (see this response , and the EFF's blog post later today ), did make us realize one thing: that Peabody, despite being our country's largest coal producer, and one of the largest lobbyists against common-sense policy , accounts for a mere 17% of U.S. coal production. The remaining 83% comes from 28 other companies , who are, every bit as much as Peabody, giving kids asthma attacks and other illnesses. As even you may agree, the root of the problem is not Peabody, but rather our system of subsidies, regulations, and lobbying that lets your whole industry continue its lethal work. To make this clear, we ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/coal/2011-05-13-coalcares-responds-t...

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