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2009
November - December 2009 Mountain State Sierran

A new report on the economics of Mountaintop Removal mining and a number of articles on gas drilling in West Virginia highlight this issue of your Mountain State Sierran. Oh, Yeah! Our Chapter is now 25 years old; check out the celebration!

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MTR Coal Mining Too Costly to Appalachia’s Economies

by Sierra Club Media Team
Transition to Clean Energy Would Bring More Jobs, Economic Sustainability

New Gas Drilling Methods Will Damage State Parks

by Jim Sconyers, Chapter Chair
No where seems to be off-limits to the extractive idustries in West Virginia!

Open Letter on Sierra Club’s Proposed Natural Gas Policy

by Beth Little

Off-Grid Couple Seeks Data on WV Gas Wells

by George Monk & Molly Schaffnit, Poca, WV

Ecological Disaster Unfolding in Dunkard Creek

by Jim Kotcon
WV DEP Says Toxic Algae Could Spread to 21 Other Streams

PATH Transmission Line Application Rejected in Maryland

by Jim Kotcon, WV Chapter Energy Committee
Our neighbor state Maryland seems to know that something really stinks about a powerline that so many oppose!

Club’s 'Call to Action on Global Warming and Energy'

by National Sierra Club Campaign Teams
Here's how to get engaged in the Club's Global Warming and Clean Energy Campaigns!

WVU Sierra Student Coalition Speaks Out to End Streamlined MTR Permits

by Joe Gorman, WVU SSC Member
WVU students speak at a hearing in Pittsburgh on the Federal Nationwide Permit 21, that regulates Mountaintop Removal mining

   
   

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