At The Alliance for Appalachia we recognize the systemic, institutionalized and individual racism that is still very alive in our nation today and we see our struggle for justice in the Appalachian mountains as bound up with struggles for liberation, […]
This week, we are supporting a strong team of Appalachian leaders from West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee gathering in Washington DC to meet with federal agencies, including the EPA and the Office of Surface Mining, to apply pressure on several key […]
This year will be one of our hardest financially even as we move forward with a strong workplan, firmly rooted in local leadership from our steering committee and our busy work teams. Please donate to support our work for clean […]
Over 500 mountains have been destroyed for coal. Your home may be getting electricity from mountaintop removal coal mining. Want to find out your connection to mountaintop removal? Learn more and take action at our partner website ILoveMountains.org.
The past two months have been a flurry of activity for members of the Alliance and our partners across the region. The ongoing water emergency in West Virginia, additional spills in West Virginia and North Carolina as well as busy […]
This week and late last, people and organizations across West Virginia and the country have been responding to the water crisis. Coal River Mountain Watch, The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Keepers of the Mountains, Appalachian Voices, Aurora Lights, other Alliance for […]