Minden, W.Va., residents have been plagued with toxic PCBs for decades. Now the town is on the Superfund list and residents are once again calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to relocate the entire community.
In April, people living near coal strip mines testified before a U.S. House subcommittee about how mountaintop removal coal mining has affected their lives and communities.
Sister Beth Davies is a committed community advocate who has helped advance addiction treatment environmental protection in her area.
The grassroots group Friends of Perry State Forest formed to fight a proposed 550-acre strip mine in Southeast Ohio’s Perry State Forest. A key public meeting is set for Feb. 26.
Filers of the petition argue that future surface coal mining near Benham and Lynch, Ky., would harm residents’ health and enjoyment of the area, as well as the towns’ historic character and attempts to attract tourism.
Gainesville, Fla., citizens push their utility away from mountaintop removal coal and toward clean energy.
West Virginia resident Ben Stout is remembered as an impactful scientist, community advocate, educator and so much more.
Two friends remember the life and legacy of community leader and mountain protector Vickie Terry.
Appalachian Voices is working alongside communities and organizations to stop the wave of fracked-gas pipelines.
2016 surpasses previous years in death count of environmental activists.