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“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!

Clean Power Plan Ask your state leaders to support the first-ever national rule cutting carbon pollution from dirty fossil-fuel power plants and increase the use of clean, renewable energy resources. Contact your Governor today.

Proposed Pipelines Deserve a Comprehensive Impact Study Demand that federal regulators conduct one comprehensive, regional review of the environmental impacts of all four fracked gas transmission pipelines proposed in Central Appalachia.
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Energy Efficiency for Western North Carolina Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp. serves a vast majority of people living in the High Country region of northwestern North Carolina. Are you a BRE member/customer? Ask the co-op to offer upfront financing for energy efficiency.

Tell the President that Appalachian communities are still at risk

Mr. President, Appalachian Communities Are Still At Risk! More than 500 mountains and 2,000 miles of streams have been destroyed by mountaintop removal coal mining. Add your voice to the growing movement urging the Obama administration to end mountaintop removal.

Become a Voice for Clean Water From coal ash pollution to runoff from coal mining to fracking and pipelines, the health of our region’s waterways are threatened. Become a voice for clean water and join the movement to protect our rivers and streams.