Completing an Ironman triathlon is a Herculean task with a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run. I’ve trained for nearly seven total years, well over 13,000 miles, in order to realize the dream of crossing the finish line in my first Ironman triathlon. The thought of getting this monumental task done […]
ACHE Act takes on WV Coal Assoc. in TV Town Hall Broadcast ////////// Copy and Paste to your browser http://wchstv.com/news/features/town-hall/
I appreciate this opportunity to submit my written testimony to the Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining at its hearing to examine the current state of coal-generated electricity in U.S. power markets, and the challenges and opportunities the coal industry faces in the future. I believe there needs to be an honest and transparent […]
The Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act is the first law ever proposed that would end the human rights/ human health disaster that is Mountaintop Removal in Appalachia.
The New York Times called Mountaintop Removal "Appalachia's Agony." It's no wonder: communities near Mountaintop Removal sites suffer shockingly disproportionate levels of cancer, heart disease, pulmonary disease, birth defects and other physical and mental illnesses.
More than four thousand people die in West Virginia mining communities every year. Science calls these "excess deaths." We call them Husband, Wife, Grampa, Granma, Brother, Sister, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Cousin.
Mountaintop Removal's horrors MUST end, and you have a vital role to play in ending it. Get your member of Congress to sign on to the A.C.H.E. Act now.
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