Appalachian Voices' Executive Director, Tom holds a degree in law from UCLA and has a life-long appreciation for Appalachia's mountains and culture. An avid hiker and whitewater rafter, his latest pleasure is in sharing with his kids a deep respect and appreciation of nature.
Appalachian Voices Executive Director Tom Cormons speaks on the recent coal ash victory in North Carolina and efforts to bring about a nationwide economic transition for coal communities.
Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons speaks on overcoming barriers to clean energy in our region.
Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons speaks on coal’s ongoing impacts on Appalachia.
A message from Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons about late summer and our connection to nature.
We are committed to disrupting a status quo designed to line the pockets of the government-protected utility monopolies who have been calling the shots. We are citizens demanding a system that puts people and the planet first.
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,…
A note from Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons.
Our Executive Director Tom Cormons discusses why we need an energy system that is responsive and responsible to the people it serves.
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.
Our executive director shares his thoughts on protecting our shared lands and waters in the face of powerful industry.