• Take action: Protect communities from coal slurry impoundments

    The federal Office of Management and Budget is seeking comment regarding the collection of annual reports and certifications for coal slurry impoundments and refuse piles. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has submitted an information collection request under the Paperwork Reduction Act, asking for a renewal of its reporting requirements without change.

  • Take Action for Our Water and Our Future!

    Just yesterday, mountain leaders sat down with members of the Obama administration to demand that the administration follow through on its 2009 promises: to take measures to protect the people, waters and mountains of Appalachia from the dangerous impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining. Let the administration know that these

  • TAKE ACTION: Protect Kentucky’s Fish from Selenium Toxicity

    Tell the Kentucky Division of Water to protect fish from toxic selenium pollution. Recently, the Kentucky Division of Water attempted to sneak weakened selenium standards into their three-year review of water quality standards after the original 30-day public comment period. Kentuckians spoke up. Now the DOW has agreed to seek

  • Spruce Mine Veto Overturned–Take Action Now!

    The following email was sent to the 104,000 supporters of iLoveMountains.org. To sign up to receive free email alerts, click here. Last year, you contributed to a major victory for Appalachia when the Environmental Protection Agency decided to veto the Spruce Mine in West Virginia — one of the largest

  • Virginia Rising: Take Action Today

    The following email was sent to the 100,000+ supporters of iLoveMountains.org. To sign up to receive free email alerts, click here. Today Virginians who live at the base of Ison Rock Ridge, a mountain threatened by a pending mountaintop removal permit, have been joined by hundreds from across the region