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 […]
We’re so excited to be moving forward with the Appalachian Transition Fellowship program through our partners at the Highlander Center! This program places emerging community leaders with host communities to provide capacity with the host group and build the skills of the […]
September 8 – September 9, 2014 Five years ago, the Obama Administration made a promise to take measures to protect the people, waters, and mountains of Appalachia from the dangerous impacts of mountaintop removal mining. “Mountaintop coal mining,” said former […]
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 […]
Our Water, Our Future Planning is getting off the ground for Our Water, Our Future. RSVP for this exciting event, September 8-9th, 2014 in Washington DC. Way back in 2009, the Obama Administration made a promise to take measures to […]
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 […]