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Read about the work of Appalachian Mountain Advocates in the news.

 

Alpha agrees to curb mine conductivity pollution
http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141215/GZ01/141219537/1101

Landowner rights vs. public need in battle over pipeline route
http://www.roanoke.com/news/landowner-rights-vs-public-need-in-battle-over-pipeline-route/article_8fe7b631-269d-5c8d-a66a-304be66c1287.html

Agency ordered to release pollution data
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x428265476/Agency-ordered-to-release-pollution-data

Raleigh Co. lab can stay open; hearing set for December
http://wvrecord.com/news/270401-raleigh-co-lab-can-stay-open-hearing-set-for-december

Lab official admits he faked water samples to help coal companies skirt regulations
http://www.salon.com/2014/10/10/lab_official_admits_he_faked_water_samples_to_help_coal_companies_skirt_regulations/

DEP facing lawsuit over access to mining data
http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20140916/GZ01/140919412/1101

EPA wins another round on Spruce Mine veto
http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20140930/GZ01/140939918

Patriot Coal to phase out mountaintop removal
http://wvgazette.com/News/201211150075 

Patriot Coal says it will phase out, end mountaintop removal coal mining in Central Appalachia
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/patriot-coal-says-it-will-phase-out-end-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining-in-central-appalachia/2012/11/15/8d0d5bf8-2f7b-11e2-af17-67abba0676e2_story.html

OVEC hopes Patriot’s turn from surface mining creates jobs
http://www.wvpubcast.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=27502

Mining causing widespread water damage, judge told
http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201205080118

Boone mine operator agrees to permit delay
http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201204250362 

Patriot Coal agrees to major selenium clean:
http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201201180274

CONSOL agrees to clean up conductivity pollution from a valley fill:
http://sundaygazettemail.com/News/201111300155

Report: States’ Coal Ash Regulations Inadequate: http://www.wtrf.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=105732

Survey: Most voters in 4 regional states dislike mountaintop removal: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11229/1167770-455-0.stm

People back strip mine rules: http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201108161140

Poll: Voters don’t like blasting mountains for coal: http://blogs.courier-journal.com/watchdogearth/2011/08/16/poll-voters-dont-like-blasting-mountains-for-coal/

Poll shows public opinion in Appalachia against mountaintop removal: http://www.wfpl.org/2011/08/16/poll-shows-public-opinion-in-appalachia-against-mountaintop-removal/ 

Poll shows opposition to mining: http://www.dailymail.com/Business/201108161390

Protecting neighbors, not contributors: http://hamptonroads.com/2011/08/protecting-neighbors-not-contributors

DEP denies petition to declare Blair Mountain unsuitable for mining:
http://wvgazette.com/News/201107070860

EPA review of mountaintop removal permits is not a job-killing ‘permitorium': pushing back at a House Oversight hearing:
http://www.climatesciencewatch.org/2011/07/20/epa-review-of-mountaintop-removal-permits-is-not-a-job-killing-permitoriuushing-back-at-a-house-oversight-hearing/

Massey, Arch must pay selenium penalties, Chambers rules:
http://www.wvrecord.com/news/234608-massey-arch-must-pay-selenium-penalties-chambers-rules

Battles Over Mountaintop Coal Mining Rage in Wake of EPA Veto:
http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2011/01/24/24greenwire-battles-over-mountaintop-coal-mining-rage-in-w-90277.html?pagewanted=all

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