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
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.
Even though Congress has known since 2006 that the Abandoned Mine Land Program would need to be reauthorized this year, they failed to act by the September 30, 2021 deadline. The Alliance for Appalachia has been advocating for mine site […]
The Alliance for Appalachia along with Common Ground on the Hill, Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse, Austin Sanctuary Network, Union Church, Eighth Step, Highlander Center, WhyHunger, and Woody Guthrie Center would like to invite you to an online concert with John McCutcheon […]
Across the nation, we are experiencing the impact of coal’s decline and while we work towards transitioning to a cleaner, healthier future for our communities we will also have to grapple with how to repair the immense damage left behind. […]
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 […]
Update – Link to the recorded forum People living in Appalachia are visionary, innovative, creative, and passionate about building a future where everyone can survive and thrive. And yet, we’re suffering from the cumulative impacts of poverty, pollution, neglected infrastructure, […]