If Gov. Haslam allows the Primacy and Reclamation Act of Tennessee to become law, it will erode community protections and become an unnecessary burden on Tennessee taxpayers.
Congress included funding for several programs important for Appalachian communities, but failed to include the critical RECLAIM Act.
The case of Republic Energy makes it clear that the deck is still stacked in favor of the coal industry. But that has never dissuaded Coal River Mountain Watch from challenging the industry and the agencies that enable it.
The fossil fuel industry and monopoly utilities will not turn easily from their money-making course. We citizens must continue to hold them accountable.
Proposed revisions to the Collins Fork Permit do not meet any reclamation standards set forth to restore ecosystems, forests or garner resources for the community.
We’re increasing the amount of our grand prize for our High Country Home Energy Makeover Contest for even more impact.
A groundswell of citizen pressure and efforts by Appalachian Voices and other groups on Dominion’s rate bill disrupted “business as usual” in this year’s Virginia General Assembly.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is on a roll — rolling back key health and environmental protections from toxic pollution from coal-burning fossil fuel plants.
A recent report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy highlights why energy efficiency should be a key part of the conversation about public health.