mountaintop removal 101 appalachian voices

Sen Manchin takes new view of mountaintop removal
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nbsp 0183 32 Mountaintop removal mining has destroyed well over 500 Appalachian mountains and more than 2 000 miles of streams and rivers And researchers have linked increased health ailments including cancer lung and heart disease and birth defects to the aggressive form of strip mining...
Woodland Community Land Trust
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nbsp 0183 32 Source Appalachian Voices Mountaintop Removal 101 In 2002 the Bush Administration changed the definition of fill material in the Clean Water Act to include toxic mining waste which allowed coal companies to legally dump the debris called overburden or spoil into nearby valleys...
Republic of Mining
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nbsp 0183 32 However Appalachia also has a darker decades-long history of toxic coal-mining tactics such as mountaintop removal surface reclamation and blasting and tunneling that had done almost irreparable damage to local ecosystems leaving hundreds of barren and...
Power beyond powerlessness Miners activists and
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nbsp 0183 32 Powerful coal interests construct activists as radical others who oppose mountaintop removal at the expense of jobs Appalachian Voices and Mountain Justice 4 Perhaps the most prominent of whom is Judy Bonds winner of the Goldman Environmental 5...
McDonough Steam Generating Plant
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nbsp 0183 32 The Appalachian Mountain Preservation Act would gradually prohibit Georgia coal consumers from using Central Appalachian mountaintop removal beginning in 2011 The bill is backed by environmental groups including Appalachian Voices but received strong opposition from POWER4Georgians a coalition of 10 electric co-operatives seeking to build a 2 billion 850...
Coal and jobs in the United States
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nbsp 0183 32 Mountaintop removal regulations and jobs Declining coal jobs in eastern Kentucky 10 Transition programs Spain 11 Reports Appalachian Voices 12 Resources References Related SourceWatch Resources External links...
Something s Rising Appalachians Fighting Mountaintop
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nbsp 0183 32 Something s Rising Appalachians Fighting Mountaintop Removal - Kindle edition by House Silas Howard Jason Smith Lee Download it once and read it on your Kindle device PC phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while...
Delays pollution and financial hurdles plague Blackjewel
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nbsp 0183 32 A Bath County Va native Matt uses his backgrounds in geography GIS mapping and hydrology to help protect Appalachian communities from coal mining pollution as a member of our Central Appalachian / End Mountaintop Removal team He s also a...
TARABUSTER WEEKDAY The State of the Sh thole
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nbsp 0183 32 Rebroadcast on Progressive Voices Sunday 6PM EST then ANYTIME on the Progressive Voices App Spend your Saturday Evenings with Tara Devlin Tweet REALTaraDevlin or...
Connecting Youth Eco
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nbsp 0183 32 Mountaintop removal clear cutting and climate change have resulted in massive flooding in the region which has also impacted the water supply that the youth and their families rely on Flooding and mudslides actually delayed the NYC youth producers from arriving into the Clearfork Valley to work with their Appalachian counterparts for the summer camp...
Daniel Martin Moore
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nbsp 0183 32 Dear Companion aims to create awareness of the problems surrounding mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia with Moore and Sollee donating their artist profits from the album to Appalachian Voices in support of the organization s national campaign to...
Catherine Pancake
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nbsp 0183 32 Catherine Pancake is an American filmmaker and musician She is a co-founder of the Red Room Collective the High Zero Foundation the Charm City Kitty Club and the Transmodern Festival She is currently an assistant professor in the Film and Media Arts Program at Temple University and director of the Black Oak House Gallery Her documentary...
Tackling Food Insecurity gt Appalachian Voices
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nbsp 0183 32 Food insecurity is a persistent problem in Appalachia The Department of Agriculture defines the term as a condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food According to Feeding America a national organization that fights hunger the average rate of food-insecure individuals for five states in the Appalachian region is almost 14 percent compared to the nationwide average...
Reclamation 101 gt Appalachian Voices
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nbsp 0183 32 An April 2018 report from The Alliance for Appalachia indicates that many of the alternative bonding systems widely used by Appalachian states such as self-bonding and pool bonds are insufficient Inadequacies in the bonding system plus the decline of the coal economy with multiple bankruptcies are leaving many in Appalachia concerned about a new abandoned mined land problem...
Using hydrological modelling and data
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nbsp 0183 32 Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Enhances and Sustains Saline Baseflows of Appalachian Watersheds Environ Sci Technol 51 15 2017 pp 8324-8334 Google Scholar Peeters et al 2017...
Frasure Creek lawsuit
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nbsp 0183 32 The Frasure Creek lawsuit was a legal action by environmental organizations Waterkeeper Alliance and Appalachian Voices against Frasure Creek Mining and International Coal Group ICG on grounds of falsifying pollution discharge in their reports 1 This violated many key components of the Clean Water Act CWA which controls and regulates...
Fallen Warriors Earth First Journal
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nbsp 0183 32 Known as Judy to her friends she joined Coal River Mountain Watch to fight the mountaintop removal and sludge dams threatening her family and community In 2003 she won the Goldman Environmental Prize With Earth First Appalachian allies Coal River...
As the coal industry shrinks miners deserve a just
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nbsp 0183 32 1 Appalachian Voices 2 Black Warrior Riverkeeper 3 Center for Coalfield Justice 4 Coal River Mountain Watch 5 Heartwood 6 Keeper of the Mountains Foundation 7 Kentuckians for the Commonwealth 8 Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition 9 10 11...
Opinion Who does President Trump treat worse than
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nbsp 0183 32 That year the government also halted a study by the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine on the health risks of mountaintop removal mining in Appalachian...
Getting Started Gardening gt Appalachian Voices
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nbsp 0183 32 Inside Appalachian Voices Volunteer monitors coal mine data and maintains Appalachian Trail Creating Positive Change A Note from Our Executive Director Solar Environmental Justice and Utility Reform in ia A Notice to Readers...

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