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Our Favorite Websites

Sierra Club Sites of Interest:

         Sites for Club Activists and Leaders: 
                 
Resources for Leaders:  
http://clubhouse.sierraclub.org/ 
                 Resources for Outings Leaders:  http://clubhouse.sierraclub.org/outings/

             
         Sites for Sierra Club Campaigns/Issues:
                
Climate Change Resources: 
http://clubhouse.sierraclub.org/climaterecoverycampaign/ 
                 Resilient Habitats Campaign:  http://www.sierraclub.org/habitat/


                  
West Virginia Sister Organizations:
Christians for the Mountains http://www.christiansforthemountains.org/
Coal River Mountain Watch http://www.crmw.net/
Coopers Rock Foundation http://www.coopersrock.org/

Friends of the Blackwater http://www.saveblackwater.org/
Friends of the Cheat http://cheat.org/
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition http://www.ohvec.org/ 

West Virginia Citizen Action Group
http://www.wvcag.org/ 
West Virginia Environmental Council
http://www.wvecouncil.org/
West Virginia Flyfishers http://www.wvangler.com/
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy http://www.wvhighlands.org/index.html

Potomac Water Watch  http://www.potomacwaterwatch.org/ 
Piedmont Environmental Council  http://www.pecva.org/anx/index.cfm 

Websites on Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining:
Sierra Club MTR site: 
http://www.sierraclub.org/appalachia/

Information on the documentary film,
The Appalachians: http://www.appalachiamyhome.com/index.cfm

End Mountaintop Removal Action & Resource Center: http://www.ilovemountains.org/ 

They claim coal is clean
—the truth is it’s the dirtiest source of energy there is. 
They claim coal is cheap—when in reality coal has caused electricity costs to spike across the country.
They claim coal is abundant—we know coal resources will start to permanently decline in just 20 years.
The coal industry has spent over $40 million on misleading advertising that touts coal as the next great thing to solve the energy crisis. It’s time for a reality check. Check out the video and information at:  http://www.CoalIsNotTheAnswer.org

MTR photos available at these websites:  Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition http://www.ohvec.org/ 

YouTube Videos on Coal and MTR related issues: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luVmMBppJc8 

You can keep track of proposed coal plants at  http://www.sierraclub.org/environmentallaw/coal/plantlist.asp 

To see which legislators are receiving contributions from coal companies, go to http://www.coalmoney.priceofoil.org

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has a web resource on energy efficient policies of states. This website http://aceee.org/energy/state/index.htm can be searched by state or by area of interest.

                                                   

Websites for West Virginia Issues:

Blair Mountain National Historical Site:  http://www.friendsofblairmountain.org/

Coal Sludge Safety Issues:  http://www.sludgesafety.org/index.html 


Musicians that support our work and issues:

Jim Savarino:  http://www.jimsavarino.com   (great WV singer/songwriter with best coal mining song since John Prine's Paradise)

The Hillbilly Gypsies: http://thehillbillygypsies.com  (WV's hardest Drivin' Old Time Bluegrass Party Band!)


Businesses that support our work/our issues/our positions
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  1. Transportation Issues:
          Bike! Don't drive!
with Positive Spin; Nick Hein, Director,  www.positivespin.org 

   
   

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