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Updates from Appalachia


Effects of Selenium Poisoning: Deformed and Dying Fish at Sutton Lake

Coal ash, the toxic waste produced by coal-fired…

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LEAP’s Guy Caroselli: Take the Energy Efficiency Quiz

{ Editor’s Note } Guy Caroselli is the…

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Saying “No!” to Toxins in Our Water

Appalachian Voices works with citizens throughout the region to expose water pollution from mountaintop removal mining, and we’ve been advocating for strong state standards to control this dangerous pollutant. We are pushing back on the EPA’s decision on Kentucky, and we’re ready to hit the ground to fight for responsible, enforceable standards in other states.

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Welcoming Three New Faces to Our Team

We’re excited to welcome three new staff members…

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Mapping Forest Change in Mountaintop Removal

Researchers at the University of Maryland have just…

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