• Tell the EPA: Protect our streams from selenium pollution

    We’ve been busy this month advocating for a strong Stream Protection Rule. Now we need you to speak up on another issue threatening Appalachia: toxic selenium pollution. This element is leaching out of mountaintop removal valley fills in devastating amounts, causing deformities in fish and endangering the health of our

  • Act Now: EPA Approves Weakened Standards for Water Pollution

    Last Friday, EPA allowed the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection to weaken a critical water quality standard for selenium; a decision that could deeply compromise the safety of communities across the entire Appalachian region. Take action now and tell the EPA that it is unacceptable to weaken water quality standards

  • Lend Your Voice: Tell EPA It has the Key to Protect Appalachia

    Tell the EPA to protect water quality and community health. Two months ago we worked together to generate thousands of comments to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency demanding that they use sound science to create a water quality standard that will protect the health and water of Appalachians. Today, Appalachians are

  • Tell the EPA – “Don’t Back Down, Protect Our Streams!”

    The following email was sent to the 44,000+ supporters of iLoveMountains.org. To sign up to receive free email alerts, click here. Last April, the Environmental Protection Agency took a bold step toward curtailing mountaintop removal coal mining when it issued draft guidelines to minimize the practice of “valley fills” —