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Updates from Appalachia


If you love mountains, email your congressperson now!

We’re making progress toward stopping mountaintop removal coal…

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Roanoke Times editorials express distress about subsidies for coal-to-liquid

No sound way to turn coal into liquid…

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Mine ponds ruled illegal – Judge deals second blow to coal industry by United States District Court

Mine ponds ruled illegal – Judge deals second…

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“National Memorial for the Mountains” Featured Prominently in USA Today

In a process called mountaintop removal, the coal-mining…

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Environmental Groups Ask UN to Oppose Appalachian Coal Mining Practices

By Carley Petesch United Nations – A coalition…

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