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January - February 2011 Mountain State Sierran

Gas, ash, outings and much more to start off the New Year!

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Sierra Club Fights Dangerous Coal Ash

by Jim Kotcon, Energy Committee Chair

Chapter Launches Marcellus Shale Campaign

by Beth Little, WVSC Marcellus Shale Committee
Clean water is West Virginia’s most precious natural resource

Marcellus Air Pollution in Wetzel County

by Bill Hughes
It’s Not Just The Water

2011 Legislative Session Features New (Acting?) Governor

by Chapter Political Committee
Legislators are only as good as the information they receive from their constituents! So get involved in the 2011 legislative session.

Staff Ask PSC To Dismiss PATH Transmission Line

The PSC Staff gets it! But what about the Commissioners?

Impasse Over Blackwater Canyon Rail Trail?

Allegheny Wood Products Holds the Key!

Off the Grid in Preston County

by Jim Sconyers, Chapter Chair
Two years "off the grid" and so far, so good for this West Virginian!

WV Student Attends International Climate Conference in Mexico

by Joe Gorman WVU SSC
West Virginia Sierra Student Coalition is present at the UN Climate Conference and protest the clearcutting of the Rainforests!

Perspectives on Outings: My Sierra Hero

by Dan Soeder, Chapter Outings Chair
Inspiration can come from familiar sources at unfamiliar times.


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