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Resistance to Pipelines Across the East

As more and more pipeline projects are proposed to bring fracked gas out of the Appalachian Basin, residents are rising up to voice their opposition and fight to stop the pipelines from endangering their communities.


Regulators Hear from Coalfield Residents on Proposed Stream Protections

Southwest Virginia resident Laura Miller wears an “Our Water, Our Future” sticker at the Big Stone Gap public hearing. Photo by Kendall Bilbrey

Community members voiced their opinions and concerns at public hearings about Stream Protection Rule that were held in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.


Communities Coming Together To Clean Up Coal Ash

Appalachian Voices is proud to support the Alliance for Carolinians Together (A.C.T.) Against Coal Ash, a new grassroots organization representing North Carolinians impacted by coal ash.


Appalachia’s Place in the War on Poverty

By Molly Moore Patsy Dowling considers herself a success of the War on Poverty. As a premature baby born in western North Carolina in 1964 — the same year President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty — Dowling entered