After a 14-week campaign by green groups, Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee stepped down from the board of directors of mountaintop-removal mining company Massey Energy today. Ohio Citizen Action, then Sierra Club, Greenpeace USA, Earthjustice, and Friends of the Earth, said that Gee’s relationship with Massey worked against his school’s efforts to develop clean energy solutions. More from Ohio Citizen Action.
This effort to isolate Massey is the lord’s own work; longtime readers know my low opinion of Massey CEO Don Blankenship knows no bounds. (Blankenship bashing here, here, here, here, here, and here.)
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