About one hundred protesters gathered in downtown St. Louis outside of the Peabody Coal corporate headquarters. St. Louis locals were joined by Navajo residents from Black Mesa, Ariz., Appalachians from coal-burdened West Virginia, and supporters from across the United States to demand the cessation of strip mining and accountability for land and people.
See http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=12128.
Peabody Coal is a US company which enjoys significant British investment – see http://moneytometal.org/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&button=&search=Peabody.