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In our May/June 2004 issue you'll read about our appeals of an air pollution permit for the Longview Power Plant, a report from the West Virginia University Sierra Club students, and lots more.

Sierra Club Appeals Air Pollution Permit for Longview Power Plant

by Jim Kotcon
The proposed Longview power plant in Monongalia County would put communities at risk and illegally pollute Dolly Sods Wilderness Area and the Shenandoah National Park, according to our appeal filed April 2 with the West Virginia Air Quality Board.

The Chair's Corner

by Paul Wilson
The chapter chair offers his perspective on chapter activities.

Wilderness Campaign Moves Ahead

by Matt Keller
Our draft proposal for new wilderness is nearly completed. Please write a letter of support!

Turning a Corner in the Monongahela National Forest Plan Revision Process

by Anna Sale, Conservation Organizer
The Forest Service has laid out generally their topics for concern and their approach, and taken that to the public in broad-based outreach meetings. Now, it’s time for specifics.

About Middle Mountain...

by Rich Bailey
Middle Mountain Wilderness candidate is the largest roadless area in the Marlinton/White Sulphur Springs Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest.

Moving Mountains CD Responds to an Appalachian Environmental Nightmare

by Jen Osha
The CD features artists inspired by the people and places of rural southern Appalachia being devastated by mountaintop removal coal mining.

Floods and Deforestation

by Dave Saville
Our politicians are so committed to continually repeating the mistakes of the past that they condemn us to the continual devastation of our forests and loss of life caused by such senseless destruction

Welcome to New Outings Leader

by Sally Wilts
Ron Savilla has been an outdoorsman for many years.

WVU Sierra Club Report

by Autumn Bryson and Laura Wright
West Virginia University's Sierra Student Coalition has had an eventful semester.


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