Tag Archives: Appalachia

Tell EPA We Need Clean Water for Appalachia

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Recently, citizens gathered outside of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 3 headquarters in Philadelphia, Penn., to demand a clean water future for Appalachia. In the wake of a devastating chemical spill in West Virginia and … Continue reading

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End Mountaintop Removal Week—May 4-8, Washington, DC

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Registration is now open for our 8th annual End Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington, which will take place this May 4th-8th! Go to http://ilovemountains.org/wiw to apply today! This year will be a critical time to … Continue reading

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Appalachian Voters Want to End Mountaintop Removal Mining—Let Your Representative Know

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   Great news! This week we received the results of a public opinion poll that confirms that voters in Appalachia overwhelmingly want to end mountaintop removal and strengthen protections provided by the Clean Water Act … Continue reading

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Support Clean Water and End to Mountaintop Removal Mining

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   This week, hundreds of people from Appalachia and the nation are peacefully marching toward Blair Mountain in the heart of southern West Virginia.   The march marks the 90th anniversary of the 1921 Battle … Continue reading

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Mountaintop Removal Mining Documentary and Education Resource

From the National Council of Churches’ Eco-Justice Program (http://nccecojustice.org):    “The land is mine; with me you are but aliens and tenants.” Lev 25:23   God’s Creation is a gift and one that we are called to protect and to … Continue reading

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Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining: Urge Your Representative to Co-Sponsor the Clean Water Protection Act

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   It will take more than luck to end mountaintop removal mining. We need you to help keep the Appalachian mountains green and their waters clean.   In just a few weeks, more than 150 … Continue reading

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6th Annual Mountaintop Removal Week—April 2-6, Washington, DC

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   This April 2nd – April 6th, 2011, marks our 6th Annual Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington (http://www.ilovemountains.org/wiw) – a chance for people like you from all across the country to meet your representatives and … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Film Screening and Marcellus Shale Discussion with Adam Cutler, DEP Sec. John Hanger, and Others—November 17, Philadelphia

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   The Law Center is partnering with WHYY to present the Wednesday, November 17th Philadelphia premiere of Deep Down, a documentary exploring the debate around mountaintop removal mining in an Appalachian Kentucky town. The film will be … Continue reading

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Voices from the Mountain Conference and Day of Action—September 25-28, Washington, DC

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   This September, thousands of people from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C. to urge for an end to mountaintop removal coal mining and a renewed vision for the future of Appalachia.   … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Permanently Ban Valley Fills and Support Clean Water

From ILoveMountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   Congratulations! Due to your efforts, the Obama Administration has stopped the rubber-stamping of valley fill permits associated with mountaintop removal mining.   The decision today by the Army Corps of Engineers to suspend the Nationwide 21 … Continue reading

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