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September - October 2008 Mountain State Sierran

Our fight against the PATH and TrailCo Powerlines continues, plus there lots of outings and a new construction project!

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Sierra Club Appeals TrAIL Decision, Plans ahead for PATH

by Jim Kotcon
The WV Public Service Commission backpeddles so we have to peddle faster to oppose un-needed and un-wanted powerlines!

Numerous Opportunities in 2008 Legislative Interim Committee Studies

by Jim Kotcon
Just because the legislature is NOT in session does not mean there is some good work, and not-so-good work, being done by our local elected representatives!

Potomac Gateway Heritage Working Group Holds a Speakers Forum in Shepherdstown

by Paul Wilson
A NEW conservation, preservation and economic program will focus on the local historical heritage of the Eastern Panhandle

Taking the tops off mountains at the flip of a switch

by Jea Yoon Lee
It's a vicious cycle: more mountaintop removal mining leads to more coal burning, which diverts resources from green energy sources and increases reliance on coal-powered powerplants.

Eating Green

by Beth Little
Your own health and the health of the planet are intricately linked. This should NOT be a big surprise!

ChapterActivist Secures Sierra Club Funding for Handicapped Accessible Fishing Pier in Canaan Valley NationalWildlife Refuge

by Paul Wilson
Fishing pier in Canaan Valley will help the handicapped enjoy a great American past-time!


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