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 […]
The Alliance for Appalachia supports the Environmental Justice For All Act (H.R. 2021) as legislation rooted in the moral principle that all people have the right to clean air, water, and soil. We need the safeguards in this bill to […]
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 […]
Spring Webinar Series --> What's next after The RECLAIM Act, How can AMLER build new opportunities for coal communities?, Getting Resources to Disadvantaged Communities: Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool, Modern Mine Reclamation Needs and the Bonding Crisis
The Alliance for Appalachia supports the Environmental Justice For All Act (H.R. 2021) as legislation rooted in the moral principle that all people have the right to clean air, water, and soil. We need the safeguards included in this bill to ensure that these rights are a reality. We know that our region is not unique and that we are not alone in our pursuit of justice. Environmental racism and oppression plague communities across the country ...