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Updates from Appalachia


A Must-Read Report, Another Reminder It’s Time to Build Something New in Central Appalachia

The litany of voices pointing to the writing…

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Tending to Appalachia’s Bright Future

I had never been to Harlan County. Sure,…

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Pro Mountaintop Removal Amendments Sneaking Through the Senate

By Melanie Foley Legislative Policy and Research Assistant,…

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VICTORY: Senate Committee Passes Energy Savings Act

With Overwhelming Bipartisan Support, the U.S. Senate Yesterday…

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Permit to Mine one of America’s “Most Endangered Mountains” Denied

Appalachian residents in Virginia are breathing a sigh…

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