West Virginia

We partner with a range of organizations in West Virginia to fend off harmful projects like mountaintop removal coal mines and proposed fracked-gas pipelines. Our partners include Coal River Mountain Watch, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, and West Virginia Highlands Conservancy.

Photo of mountaintop removal mining by Kent Mason
Mountaintop Removal

Thirty years of satellite imaging show how mountaintop removal is moving ever closer to people’s homes.


Citizen Enforcement

In the absence of strong government oversight of the coal industry, Appalachian Voices and others take action to protect the environment.


New Economy

Forging partnerships with people of diverse interests to work toward our common goal of reviving the region’s economic well-being.


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