Last week, the House Committee on Natural Resources held a press conference to announce the introduction of the Environmental Justice for All Act. The Environmental Justice for All Act creates a Federal Energy Transition Economic Development Assistance Fund – paid for through new fees on oil, gas and coal companies – to support communities and workers as they transition away from greenhouse gas-dependent economies...
The Alliance for Appalachia is a grassroots coalition of environmental and social justice organizations dedicated to supporting our whole, healthy communities. The Alliance has initiated this toolkit to provide resources for communities vulnerable to the downturn of the extraction-based economy. […]
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 […]
Welcoming BWRK to the Alliance The Alliance for Appalachia is just tickled pink as a possum’s nose to welcome our newest member organization, Black Warrior Riverkeeper (BWRK). BWRK’s mission is to protect and restore the Black Warrior River watershed in […]
The Alliance for Appalachia stands in solidarity with the indigenous led movement of resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Bill McCabe is a friend of the Alliance and a leader in the stand against mountaintop removal coal mining. Bill’s message below, to the water […]
We’re headed back to DC to Protect Our Water, Reclaim Our Future The Alliance for Appalachia will be hosting an event to “Protect Our Water, Reclaim Our Future” (acronym pronounced POWR-OF) in Washington, D.C. June 5-8. We’re bringing over 30 new and experienced leaders […]