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July - August 2008 Mountain State Sierran

Updates on the Slatyfork Sewage Treatment Plant, the TrAILCO Powerline, and our summer outings and tours to WV Mountaintop Removal mining sites. Plus our inaugural article on our WV Environmental Heroes. All in your July-August issue of the Mountain State Sierran

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A Battle Won, But the War Rages On

by Tom Shipley
Does a BAD idea ever go away? An update of the Slatyfork Sewage Treatment plant issue.

Allegheny Wood Products Logs in Canyon, Violates Agreement with WV Sierra Club

by Jim Sconyers
Why Eternal Vigilence is the key to protecting our natural treasures

TrAILCO Update

by Jim Kotcon
Surprise Reversal Indeed: WV PSC ignores the staff, the expert testimony and even common sense!

Mountaintop Removal Tours

by Jim Sconyers
See MTR Coal Mining up close and personal this summer!

Introducing Our Heroes: Julian Martin

by Regina Hendrix
Regina conceived of the idea of introducing some of the people that make our environmental movement in West Virginia so vibrant and close. Many individuals serve
several organizations and many issues are the joint concerns of multiple organizations, so there is considerable overlap in personnel and expertise. Fortunately, we all welcome each others’ assistance!
The countless hours of volunteering that each of these people devote to helping with the work of raising environmental awareness in WV is the best proof of their dedication. If others want to contribute stories about environmental heroes, they should send them to

ANWR again!!

by Beth Little
Its the Demand, not the supply that keeps the gas prices high! So check the chart and a new report from the House Natural Resources Committee!


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