December 2017 / January 2018



Calls for Action on RECLAIM Act

Supporters of the RECLAIM Act traveled to Washington, D.C., in October to urge legislators to cosponsor the bill and hold a vote before the end of 2017.


Community Organizing Amid Destructive Mining

Formed 10 years ago in response to coal mines proposed near Wise County, Va., Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards continues their work to build sustainable communities.


Remembering Dianne Bady

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition Founder Dianne Bady leaves behind a legacy of giving voice to citizens who envision a healthier environment, intact mountains and clean water.


Trump’s War on Reality

Special column adapted from the Front Porch Blog: Trump's administration has set a dangerous precedent of relying on dishonesty and alternative facts instead of addressing the scientific truths behind coal and climate change.

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