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Coal River Mountain Watch PO Box 303 Naoma, WV 25140 304-854-2182, coalriver[at]crmw[dot]net

Coal River Mountain Watch WVPB - Homepage WVPB

Coal River Mountain Watch’s history of resistance to mountaintop coal mining is plastered across the wood panelled walls of the group’s modest office in Listen • 4:02 Radio

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Coal River Mountain Watch is working on multiple fronts to fight mountaintop removal coal mining and build the movement for environmental justice in Appalachian communities impacted by coal mining. Judy Bonds Center for Appalachian Preservation: Coal River Mountain Watch's community center, office, volunteer housing, and sustainable economic ...

Coal River Mountain Watch - Idealist

2021-1-29  The mission of Coal River Mountain Watch is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by mountaintop removal mining, to improve the quality of life in our area and to help rebuild sustainable communities. We are a small non-profit working in communities impacted by the irresponsible ...

Updates Coal River Mountain Watch

On July 20, 2019, Coal River Mountain Watch's Tadpole Project conducted the 7th annual Peachtree Falls cleanup event. CRMW staff, with local and visiting volunteers, cleaned up trash and junk from Peachtree Hole up Peachtree Creek to Peachtree Falls.

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In 2007 a wind potential study was commissioned to see if there was the potential to place wind turbines on Coal River Mountain. The wind potential study and a subsequent economic study found that it is possible to place 328 MW of wind energy on Coal River Mountain

Two Decades Of Resistance: Coal River Mountain

2019-12-13  Coal River Mountain Watch’s playbook included protest, letter-writing campaigns and the use of the legal system. To raise awareness around Marsh Fork, In 2006, one of the group’s members, Ed Wiley, walked from Charleston to Washington,

Coal River Mountain Watch - Home Facebook

Coal River Mountain Watch February 26 at 1:29 PM On Feb. 26, 1972, Pittston Coal Company’s sludge dams failed, washing away communities, killing 125 people, and leaving 4,000 homeless.

Coal River Mountain Watch - Home Facebook

Coal River Mountain Watch, Naoma, WV. 5,824 likes 169 talking about this 61 were here. The mission of Coal River Mountain Watch is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by...

Coal River Mountain Watch - Company Profile and

Coal River Mountain Watch operates as a non-profit organization. The Organization dedicated to stop the destruction of communities and the environment by mountaintop removal mining and help ...

Revolt: Coal River Mountain - Newsy

Editor's note: After publication, Coal River Mountain Watch reached out to emphasize its focus on the Appalachian Community Health Emergency Act, proposed to Congress, which aims to halt ...

Hearing Committee Activity The House Committee

OVERSIGHT HEARING ON: Assessing Innovative and Alternative Uses of Coal. At this hearing, Vernon Haltom of Coal River Mountain Watch and Committee Democrats will discuss the negative health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, and the Trump administration’s steps to promote additional coal mining while repealing protections for public health and the environment.

Battle at Coal River Mountain explodes - Grist

The Battle at Coal River Mountain has officially begun. At the same time President Obama invoked the “legacy of daring men and women” in our nation’s quest for renewable energy initiatives ...

Trump Stifles Science in Coal Country Earthjustice

2021-2-5  A long-time Earthjustice partner, Coal River Mountain Watch is located in West Virginia’s Coal River Valley. The organization had been requesting a study of this type for years. An independent commission at the National Academy of Sciences was conducting the first comprehensive review of the science to examine potential health risks related ...

Appalachian Voices teams up with Coal River residents ...

According to a study commissioned by Coal River Mountain Watch, the proposed Coal River Wind Project would provide $1.7 million in annual revenue and create jobs for the community; pursuing wind ...

Trinity United Church of Christ Inspirations

Coal River Mountain Watch; From Houses to Homes; National Benevolent Assoc. Salt Project; JOIN US. Outdoor Worship - 10:30 AM Children’s Church- 10:30 AM. I'm New. About Us. ... Download a copy of our newsletter "Inspirations" below. February 2021 Newsletter. 02/07/2021. January 2021 Newsletter. 01/05/2021. December 2020 Newsletter. 12/07 ...

US coal company hit with $27.5M fine Al Jazeera

2014-3-5  "Once again, the federal government has taken action because the W.Va. Dept. of Environmental Protection failed to enforce the law,” said Vernon Haltom, Executive Director of Coal River Mountain Watch. “We've recently experienced the devastation of 300,000 residents' water supply as a result of DEP's failure to take action.

Book Review: ‘The Road to Blair Mountain’ - The Daily

2020-10-1  The multi-day event retraced the steps of miners who fought in the battle. The event was organized by the Blair Mountain Historical Organization and the Coal River Mountain Watch, according to notes accompanying the photo in the Library of Congress. (Photo by Mary Hufford, via Library of Congress, Coal River Folklife Collection)

The Alliance for Appalachia - Home Facebook

The Alliance for Appalachia, Knoxville, Tennessee. 3,051 likes 3 talking about this. The Alliance for Appalachia promotes a healthy, just Appalachia by supporting our member organizations in...

Coal River Update - Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

In an attempt to stay the execution of Coal River Mountain, 2,500 citizens have written letters to West Virginia governor Joe Manchin, asking him to pull Massey’s permits for mountaintop removal. Studies show the mountain would be an ideal site for a wind farm which would provide energy for 150,000 people and provide 50 permanent jobs for the ...

Hearing Committee Activity The House Committee

OVERSIGHT HEARING ON: Assessing Innovative and Alternative Uses of Coal. At this hearing, Vernon Haltom of Coal River Mountain Watch and Committee Democrats will discuss the negative health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, and the Trump administration’s steps to promote additional coal mining while repealing protections for public health and the environment.

“A Small Group of Thoughtful, Committed Citizens”:

2019-9-9  This article examines the environmental justice efforts of the Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW) in Boone County, West Virginia. The CRMW is a grassroots group formed in 1998 to fight the effects of mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia.

Trinity United Church of Christ Inspirations

Coal River Mountain Watch; From Houses to Homes; National Benevolent Assoc. Salt Project; JOIN US. Outdoor Worship - 10:30 AM Children’s Church- 10:30 AM. I'm New. About Us. ... Download a copy of our newsletter "Inspirations" below. February 2021 Newsletter. 02/07/2021. January 2021 Newsletter. 01/05/2021. December 2020 Newsletter. 12/07 ...

An interview with Junior Walk: how a coal worker

2021-3-2  Coal River Mountain Watch is a small nonprofit based here in Naoma, W.Va., and we're an anti-surface-mining organization. Brown: Walk is 26 years old. When he was a

Junior Walk on Protecting Coal River Mountain

Press play to listen to Junior Walk and Rose Aguilar on Vocalo: Junior Walk grew up in the shadows of Coal River Mountain. After graduating from high school, one of Junior's few job prospects was working as a security guard for a coal mine. The same coal mine that he believes caused pollution-related health problems for him and his neighbors.

Study finds toxins from mountaintop coal mining sites ...

Coal River Mountain Watch spearheaded a renewable energy campaign in 2009, proposing a wind farm as an alternative to mining on Coal River Mountain. Webb said the project showed that wind farms could bring in over $1.2 million of sustainable revenue to the valley annually.

After the Spill: Life in West Virginia's Coal Country ...

As soon as he decided to take a job with the Coal River Mountain Watch, his father, who was still employed by the coal industry at the time and feared the potential backlash, asked him to move out.

Mourning the Loss of the “Godmother of the Anti ...

The environmental movement lost a leader Monday night with the death of Judy Bonds, executive director of Coal River Mountain Watch. Bonds, 58, had battled cancer for several months, but to the ...

More Alberta communities voice concern over

2021-1-27  WATCH ABOVE: Alberta is banking on metallurgical coal mining, the kind use to make steel, to be a new source of cash for the province. ... mayor of High River, has also sent a letter of concern to ...