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The Magic of Summer: A note from our executive director

A message from Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons about late summer and our connection to nature.

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A Milestone for Southwest Virginia Solar

This spring marks a poignant milestone for solar power in Southwest Virginia’s historic coal region. A 3.5-megawatt solar array, slated to be built on a former Wise County coal mine, is moving closer to fruition. The state’s Department of Mines,

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Political Energy and Energy Democracy

Appalachian Voices Executive Director Tom Cormons discusses why we need an energy system that works in the best interest of everyday citizens in order to protect our natural areas and our communities.

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Tom Cormons: A Leader With a Purpose

When Tom Cormons left the East Coast to attend college in Charlottesville, Va., it didn’t take him long to fall in love with the mountains. Every opportunity he had during his time at the the University of Virginia, he hiked,

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