Good news for clean water! Despite a setback in appeals court, overall the Red River Coal Company court ruling will help communities fight back against pollution from mountaintop removal coal mines.
Help stop the Trump administration’s efforts to rubber-stamp new pipelines by weakening state water quality authority!
Environmental groups have sued three coal facilities and one chemical plant for the alleged illegal pollution of adjacent waterways.
A partial summary of President Donald Trump’s and his administration’s established track record of reducing environmental protections.
CONTACTS: Erin Savage, Appalachian Voices Central Appalachian Program Manager, email@example.com, 206-769-8286 August 7, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. — A coalition of West Virginian advocacy groups including the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Appalachian Voices, and the Sierra…
CONTACTS: Erin Savage, Appalachian Voices Central Appalachian Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 206-769-8286 Alex Amend, Sierra Club Eastern Regional Communications Manager, email@example.com, 404-457-8937 CHARLESTON, WV — A coalition of West Virginian advocacy groups including the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, the West Virginia…
Federal and state courts alike have partially halted the construction of fracked gas pipelines across the region as cases are decided and permits are reevaluated.
The U.S. House of Representative’s version of the 2018 Omnibus Farm Bill would roll back protections for endangered species, water and public lands.
We’ve resisted the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines for more than three years. Now Virginia lawmakers need to hear our voices to ensure that legislation to better protect landowners and water resources from fracked-gas pipelines becomes law.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued licenses for two West Virginia hydropower projects in September despite concerns from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection.