Inside Appalachian Voices

Protecting Streams

Date: October 15, 2015

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Willie Dodson of Appalachian Voices speaks to the at the public hearing in Big Stone Gap, Va.

Willie Dodson of Appalachian Voices speaks to the at the public hearing in Big Stone Gap, Va.

Willie Dodson, central Appalachian campaign coordinator with Appalachian Voices, speaks at a public hearing in Big Stone Gap, Va., on the Stream Protection Rule. This fall, Appalachian Voices worked with partner groups to help citizens attend the three public hearings on the rule held in the region. The new guidance, if strengthened and properly enforced, would increase safeguards for streams and people by reining in the ravages of mountaintop removal.

Learn more and submit a comment in favor a strong Stream Protection Rule at ilovemountains.org/spr-comments

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