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  • Stop the Pollution: No More Mountaintop Removal Permits

    On Monday, March 16, those fed up with the toxic legacy of coal in West Virginia are gathering at the Department of Environmental Protection’s headquarters in Charleston to declare: “No More Mountaintop Removal Permits!” A year after the coal chemical disaster that endangered the health and local economy for more than 300,000 people, and in […]

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  • PNC Bank Divests from Mountaintop Removal!

    Great news! Quakers win a major victory in the fight against MTR! After five years of action by Earth Quaker Action Team, PNC announced Monday a shift in its policy that will effectively cease its financing of mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. This successful campaign shifted the policy of the seventh largest U.S. bank! […]

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  • Appalachian Leaders: Introducing the new voices of iLoveMountains

    Late last year, you heard from Ann League in Tennessee about a great victory for our mountains. And earlier in the Fall, Kentucky’s Stanley Sturgill invited you to take action to protect Appalachian’s water. These new voices are a part of a new effort here at iLoveMountains.org to bring you stories and critical actions directly […]

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  • Cradle to Grave: Making Connections From Appalachia to the Gulf Coast

    Cross-Posted from Daile’s Blog By Daile Boulis This past week I had the honor of attending the Extreme Energy Summit in Biloxi, Mississippi.  From the event website: “The Summit…will bring together a wide variety of leaders representing groups across the country who are resisting all forms of energy extraction, from small grassroots community groups working in frontline communities […]

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  • Kentucky’s 10th annual I Love Mountains Day Feb. 13

    Join your voice with other Kentuckians at I Love Mountains Day 2015. This year Kentuckians For The Commonwealth will celebrate the 10th year of this event, and would love for you to join in a march and rally for a just transition for Appalachian communities: clean air and water, and a healthy democracy. As 11-year-old […]

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