Our January Retreat It was a frigid January weekend when the Grassroots Water Testing and Enforcement team came together in Burnside, KY to establish team priorities for the year and for a full day of training. 12 Alliance members and […]
In early July, two Alliance members journeyed from Appalachia to the Nisqually Territories near Olympia, WA to join the Protecting Mother Earth Conference, an event co-sponsored by the Indigenous Environmental Network and Indigenous Climate Action. The conference was hosted by […]
Photo Credit Christi Root. June 1-2, 2018 Blacksburg, Virginia at Virginia Tech. The Water Justice Summit is a leadership development, networking, and skills-building gathering June 1-2 at Virginia Tech. The keynote panel and art exhibit are open to the general public...
On April 12, 2018, the WV Department of Environmental Protection held an informal conference, or public hearing, on proposed revisions to the Collins Fork Permit in Raleigh County. These revisions would allow Republic Energy, LLC to forgo reclamation efforts and […]
Making our voices heard, helping out local communities members. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the community and speak out against the Neely’s Creek Mine! The Neely’s Creek Mine (permit 900-0047) in Pulaski County was issued in 2013, […]
We greet this new year with joy and thankfulness – for the wonderful people, our beautiful mountains, and our precious water in Appalachia. We also greet this new year with strength and power – we are ready to fight for […]
We have been spending the last tumultuous month since the election making plans for what our work will look like in 2017. We know we’ll be busy doing the two things we do best — bringing people together and fighting […]