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 […]
Before the month gets away from us we wanted to make sure we shout out the major inspiration and victory that came out of the West Virginia teachers strike. For 9 days, teachers from all 55 counties filled the Capitol […]
Last week, Congress passed the omnibus budget bill. The RECLAIM Act was not attached. It is infuriating and it is a cowardly decision on the part of the leaders in Congress. After all the sweat and passion that hundreds of people– […]
In the heart of Raleigh County, West Virginia, another solar system is installed at our member group, Coal River Mountain Watch! Solar Holler has helped to completely eliminate electricity Coal River Mountain Watch is buying from the utility company with […]
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, […]
#RECLAIMAct *Please share this post to help us get the word out, especially about grassroots call-in days happening March 13-15 Together, we have done the research. We have laid the groundwork. We have engaged our communities and built support. Together, we […]
Alliance member group Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards sponsored a hemp Panel at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus this past February to discuss the potential hemp has to boost the economy in Appalachia. “Industrial Hemp represents a unique […]