Residents of every Appalachian and environmental justice community deserve to benefit from climate policy, and we firmly oppose any approach by Congress that sacrifices frontline communities as part of a political bargain.
MVP backers and supporters like to say the pipeline is 90% complete. That just isn’t true — and many hurdles stand in the way of this dangerous pipeline. Find out more in this blog post from us and our partners Sierra Club and the POWHR Coalition.
CONTACT: Dan Radmacher, (540) 798-6683, email@example.com Morgan Caplan, (443) 986-1221, Morgan.Caplan@sierraclub.org Washington, DC — This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers committed to withhold a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) at least…
CONTACT: David Sligh, Wild Virginia, firstname.lastname@example.org, (434) 964-7455 Cat McCue, Appalachian Voices, email@example.com, (434) 293-6373 Russell Chisholm, Protect Our Water Heritage Rights, firstname.lastname@example.org, (540) 404-2727 The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today released a draft decision on a request…
The Kentucky Division of Water is accepting public comments through Sept. 3 on their draft plan to address high levels of harmful bacteria in the Licking River and Salt River basins.
Good news for clean water! Despite a setback in appeals court, overall the Red River Coal Company court ruling will help communities fight back against pollution from mountaintop removal coal mines.
Help stop the Trump administration’s efforts to rubber-stamp new pipelines by weakening state water quality authority!
Environmental groups have sued three coal facilities and one chemical plant for the alleged illegal pollution of adjacent waterways.
A partial summary of President Donald Trump’s and his administration’s established track record of reducing environmental protections.
CONTACTS: Erin Savage, Appalachian Voices Central Appalachian Program Manager, email@example.com, 206-769-8286 August 7, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. — A coalition of West Virginian advocacy groups including the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Appalachian Voices, and the Sierra…