The day promotes a meat-free diet to improve health, protect the environment, and save animals.
"When safety standards are cut, miners die. It's that simple. Let's not get to that point."
The memorial was dedicated in 2007 and included several commissioned pieces of public art.
The largest march against fracking in U.S. history included labor, indigenous rights, climate activists and many other groups.
During a teleconference hosted today by the BlueGreen Alliance, leaders got together to ask the necessary tough questions regarding the president's support of Fast Track.
The New York Working Families Party called on the state's governor and the state legislature to enact an agenda that puts "working families first."
The disaster and the resulting deaths shocked the mining communities of Raleigh and Boone Counties and left the dead miners' families grieving.
"Florida already ranks in the bottom half of the nation for energy efficiency, and now will only fall farther behind, costing families and businesses in the process."
Many activists fighting against Keystone are expecting - or hoping - that if the bill does get its 60 votes, Obama will simply veto it anyway.
A federal grand jury indicted the former Massey Energy CEO on numerous counts of conspiracy in the Apr. 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men.