The Alliance for Appalachia joined 290 groups in a letter urging President Biden and Congressional leaders to take action and accelerate renewable energy, address electric transmission challenges, and advance environmental justice.
photo credit: Freepik.com Calling on Support for Flooding in Central Appalachia Over 1,500 Kentuckians and Virginians have been rescued by boat and helicopter, and hundreds of unaccounted for. Housing and critical infrastructure have been swapped away. The recent flash flooding […]
Acid mine drainage is one of the most visible and costly impacts of coal mining, turning Appalachian waterways rust orange with dangerous pollution and threatening the health of people and wildlife. Remediation of this pollution requires long-term treatment facilities and […]
Join us for a one-hour, interactive workshop on Environmental Justice on August 18th, from 6 pm – 7 pm. Due to some potentially exciting news, we have moved our Environmental Justice Workshop date to August 18th. Please help us spread […]
Letter sent to Appalachian Senators The Alliance for Appalachia is composed of grassroots organizations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, and Alabama, with a collective membership in the thousands. We promote a healthy, just Appalachia by supporting our member […]
We are so proud of all the hard work our members and other grassroots community organizers have put into advocating for clean water, cleaning up abandoned mine lands, and the health and safety of their communities. It’s very rewarding to see these efforts pay off with the passing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
When our members first came together almost 15 years ago, it was to partner on goals that no one group could tackle alone, like ending mountaintop removal and traveling to DC to take direct action. Since then, we have continued […]