Take Action

“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something.” — Edward Hale, 19th century American author

Your voice, joining with others, is one of the most powerful tools you have to protect the land, air and water of central and southern Appalachia. Take action today!

Tell Congress to Extend the Black Lung Fund

Coal miners suffering with black lung have lost half of the excise tax funded by coal companies that was intended for their care. Tell your representative we need to reinstate the excise tax.

Support Cleanup for Abandoned Mines

Funding to clean up abandoned coal mines and protect local communities is at risk unless Congress acts soon.
Tell your representative to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Lands Fund

Sign the petition for Energy Justice in NC

For decades North Carolinians have been held captive by an energy monopoly. Learn more and sign the petition now asking Gov. Cooper to bring energy choice to the state.

Sign the petition for energy reform in Virginia

Virginia's current electricity structure stifles innovation, keeps energy bills high, and incentivizes fossil fuel investments. Sign the VERC coalition's petition asking for a 21st century grid in Virginia.


Become a Voice for Clean Water

From coal ash pollution to runoff from coal mining to fracking and pipelines, the health of our region's waterways are threatened. Join the movement to protect our rivers and streams.

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