Take Action

“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something.” — Edward Hale, 19th century American author

Your voice, joining with others, is one of the most powerful tools you have to protect the land, air and water of central and southern Appalachia. Take action today!

beyond carbon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants could boost clean energy and help avert the worst impacts of climate change. Act now and submit your comment to EPA in support of strong carbon pollution limits on existing power plants.

Defend our water from toxic coal ash

The EPA is in process of developing regulations for coal ash waste, but a push from the U.S. Senate is attempting to block the EPA from finalizing those rules. Tell your senators and EPA Admnistrator Gina McCarthy to stand up for real safeguards against toxic coal ash.

stream protection

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has been developing a new Stream Protection Rule since 2009, but the agency still has not released a draft proposal of the rule. Tell the OSM to protect streams from surface mining pollution.

Virginia’s second largest utility, Appalachian Power Company, has proposed a Tax on the Sun, which will limit consumers’ ability to put solar panels on their homes. Tell the state’s utilities commission to deny Appalachian Power’s request to “tax the sun”!

Sign the pledge for new power in Virginia

Raise your voice to demand that policymakers and utilities in Virgina embrace reforms that will allow the clean energy market to grow — sign the pledge for new power for the Commonwealth today!

Send a message to Congress to End Mountaintop Removal

Over 500 mountains and more than 2,000 miles of streams have been ruined by mountaintop removal mining. Visit iLoveMountains.org and ask your representatives in Congress to support the Clean Water Protection Act to end this devastating practice.

Sign the Pledge to Stand up for Clean Water

Our nation’s clean water laws are experiencing an unprecedented assault – but you can help safeguard these important protections. Sign the Red, White and Water Pledge and join the movement to protect our clean water