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September - October 2010 Mountain State Sierran

Big DC rally against Mountaintop Removal Mining, more outings, more information on Marcellus Shale gas drilling, and a new foundation to mitigate acid rain and green house gases in West Virginia. Read ON.....

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Appalachian Stewardship Foundation formed to reduce acid rain and greenhouse gases in West Virginia

by Newsletter Editor

Concerns about Marcellus shale gas drilling go beyond threats to water quality

by Beth Little, Chapter Marcellus Shale Gas Campaign
Gas drilling via hydro-fracking takes a lot of water, but there are other health and environmental issues that need to be addressed as well.

Appalachia Rising: Mobilize to End Mountaintop Removal!!

Join us for THE biggest protest EVER against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining. We will even provide the transportation!

Build-It-Up WV! helps sustain communities

A grassroots program that builds sustainability in coal field communities. And it's about solidarity, NOT charity!

Perspectives on Outings: Conservation and Outings

by Dan Souder, Chapter Outings Chair
It's not that difficult and it is a lot of fun. So get outside and become active in our Chapter Outings Program!

View from the Chair

by Jim Sconyers, Chapter Chair
Victory for the Blackwater Canyon Rail Trail


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