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Urge Your US Representative to Support Strong Protections for Public Health and Clean Water, Stop Damaging Legislation

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Despite multiple toxic spills caused by coal industry pollution in the last month in Appalachia, Congress is scheduled to vote soon on legislation that would weaken stream protections. The U.S. House of Representatives will vote … Continue reading

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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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Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor the Clean Water Protection Act

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): We need to bring focus back to what matters. With all the confusion and conflict in Congress, we need now — more than ever — to speak with a clear, unified voice to demand an … Continue reading

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Urge New EPA Head to End Mountaintop Removal Mining

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Last week, Gina McCarthy became the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. After more than five months of obstruction and delay by Congress, McCarthy is finally in a position to halt the damaging environmental … Continue reading

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Protect Water Resources—End Mountaintop Removal

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Last weekend, dozens of Appalachians rallied at the headquarters of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. They brought water from their homes that has been polluted by mountaintop removal coal mining and are … Continue reading

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Act to End Mountaintop Removal Mining

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Children in Appalachian coal mining communities are 42 percent more likely to be born with birth defects and have a life expectancy that is almost five years lower than the national average. They understand why. Will … Continue reading

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Protect Blair Mountain from Mountaintop Removal Destruction

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): The most important historic landmark in Appalachia is slated for destruction from mountaintop removal coal mining and we need your help to save it. Take action now to protect Blair Mountain at http://ilovemountains.org/protect-blair-mountain! We have … 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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