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Coal River Mountain Watch PO Box 303 Naoma, WV 25140 304-854-2182, coalriver[at]crmw[dot]net

Coal River Mountain Watch — Anthropocene Alliance ...

For those not familiar with mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR), we found it best described by Heather Moyer in her interview with Junior Walk from Coal River Mountain Watch in 2016: “Mountaintop removal coal mining is when coal companies blow the tops off of mountains to get at the coal underneath.

Projects | Coal River Mountain Watch

Projects. Coal River Mountain Watch is working on multiple fronts to fight mountaintop removal coal mining and build the movement for environmental justice in Appalachian communities impacted by coal mining. Judy Bonds Center for Appalachian Preservation: Coal River Mountain Watch's community center, office, volunteer housing, and sustainable ...

About Us | Coal River Mountain Watch

About Us | Coal River Mountain Watch. CRMW. PO Box 303. Naoma, WV 25140. Please use this page to contact CRMW by email or give us a call at (304) 854-2182. If you are interested in coming to see mountaintop removal firsthand, or coming to visit with us, we are happy to host you, but ask that you please give us at least 2 weeks notice. Your name: *.

Spring 2014 Coal River Mountain WatchMessenger

2014-5-1 · moval organizations in the Coal River Valley occurred at the capitol on Janu-ary 21st. Along with rallies in solidarity, such as the one hosted at the volunteer house of Coal River Mountain Watch the same day, this vigil served the pur-pose of asserting that

Two Decades Of Resistance: Coal River Mountain Watch

2019-12-14 · Coal River Mountain Watch’s playbook included protest, letter writing campaigns and the use of the legal system. To raise awareness around Marsh Fork, In 2006, one of the group’s members, Ed Wiley, walked from Charleston to Washington, D.C., to raise the issue to West Virginia’s Congressional leadership.

CoalRiverMountainWatch: Moving Forward | Indiegogo

Her lasting legacy, Coal River Mountain Watch, works every day for the mountains and people of Appalachia. She has inspired a movement that continues the fight to end mountaintop removal. Under her leadership, Coal River Mountain Watch moved from

Coal River Mountain Watch director discusses mountain

2019-6-17 · One of the latter is Vernon Haltom, the executive director of the Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW), a grassroots environmental and community group founded

Coal River Mountain Watch - Home | Facebook

Coal River Mountain Watch, Naoma, WV. 5,837 likes · 35 talking about this · 65 were here. The mission of Coal River Mountain Watch is to stop the destruction of our

crmw.net Coal River Mountain Status Update

2012-11-2 · The mission of Coal River Mountain Watch is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by moun-taintop removal mining, to impove the quality of life in our area and to help rebuild sustainable communities. (See COAL RIVER MOUNTAIN, p. 3) Coal River Mountain Status Update By Fern Volunteers participating in Tadpole Project’s ...

Spring 2014 Coal River Mountain WatchMessenger

2014-5-1 · moval organizations in the Coal River Valley occurred at the capitol on Janu-ary 21st. Along with rallies in solidarity, such as the one hosted at the volunteer house of Coal River Mountain Watch the same day, this vigil served the pur-pose of asserting that

Two Decades Of Resistance: Coal River Mountain Watch

2019-12-14 · Coal River Mountain Watch’s playbook included protest, letter writing campaigns and the use of the legal system. To raise awareness around Marsh Fork, In 2006, one of the group’s members, Ed Wiley, walked from Charleston to Washington, D.C., to raise the issue to West Virginia’s Congressional leadership.

Julia “Judy” Bonds: Codirector, Coal River Mountain Watch ...

A coal miner’s daughter and granddaughter, Bonds was first moved to action in 1997 when her 6-year-old grandson came across a creek full of dead fish killed by mining waste. Now the codirector of Coal River Mountain Watch, Bonds is a veteran activist

Coal River Mountain Watch director discusses mountain

2019-6-17 · One of the latter is Vernon Haltom, the executive director of the Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW), a grassroots environmental and community group founded in 1998 in Naoma, in western Raleigh County.

Opinion | Mountaintop Removal Never Ended: Coal River ...

2016-10-19 · “From the mountains of Appalachia to the plains of Lakota country to the western ports and pipelines, from Black Mesa to the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic, extreme extraction industries jeopardize the health, water, air, and land of local communities,” said Vernon Haltom, with Coal River Mountain Watch.. “It’s all one water, one atmosphere, and one Earth on which we all depend and for ...

Opinion | Witnessing Coal's Death March | Vernon Haltom

2018-8-3 · Their coal boosterism was counterbalanced by the testimony of Vernon Haltom, executive director of Coal River Mountain Watch, a West Virginia-based nonprofit working to end mountaintop removal mining.Launched in 1998, the organization has been a leader in the policy discussion around the destructive mining technique, which uses explosives to blast off mountaintops to reach the coal below.

Coal River Mountain, a symbol of hope, is slated for ...

2009-10-25 · On Coal River Mountain, less than 100 yards from where the mining has begun, lies the Brushy Fork coal slurry impoundment, a massive earthen dam holding back 8.2 billion gallons of toxic coal

Here's What 7.8 Billion Gallons of Toxic Coal Sludge Looks ...

2016-7-27 · A paycheck vs. mountains and clean water. It's an age-old battle in coal country. The Coal River Mountain Watch staff does provide as many opportunities as possible for the public to speak out against coal. They regularly spar with state and coal company officials to ask for public hearings on new permits being issued in the area.

HUFFMAN v. Coal River Mountain Watch, Appellant. |

2009-6-9 · Derek O. Teaney, Esq., Joseph M. Lovett, Esq., Appalachian Center for the Economy and the Environment, Lewisburg, for Coal River Mountain Watch. In this appeal from the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, we are asked to examine a circuit court ruling upholding an administrative decision by the West Virginia Surface Mine Board (“the Board”).

Coal River Mountain Watch - Global Energy Monitor

2021-8-10 · Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW), based in West Virginia, is an environmental group that seeks to stop mountaintop removal mining, to improve the quality of life in the state of West Virginia and to help rebuild sustainable communities.

Julia “Judy” Bonds: Codirector, Coal River Mountain Watch ...

A coal miner’s daughter and granddaughter, Bonds was first moved to action in 1997 when her 6-year-old grandson came across a creek full of dead fish killed by mining waste. Now the codirector of Coal River Mountain Watch, Bonds is a veteran activist and a matriarch to the anti-mountaintop removal movement.

Coal River Update - Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

2008-9-1 · In an attempt to stay the execution of Coal River Mountain, 2,500 citizens have written letters to West Virginia governor Joe Manchin, asking him to pull Massey’s permits for mountaintop removal. Studies show the mountain would be an ideal site for a wind farm which would provide energy for 150,000 people and provide 50 permanent jobs for the ...

Heads Up! Massey Energy Now Blasting Coal River

2010-3-18 · For additional information and to help stop the destruction at Coal River go to Coal River Mountain Watch, or I Love Mountains. Plundering Appalachia; The Tragedy of Mountaintop-Removal Coal Mining is a gut-wrenching new book of photography and essays on the issue of MTR.

West Virginia Town Residents Say Coal Dust Is Taking

2021-6-14 · Coal River Mountain Watch has opposed recent applications for new and renewed permits for surface mining on the mountain made by Republic Energy, saying dust from renewed blasting procedures would ...

Opinion | Mountaintop Removal Never Ended: Coal River ...

2016-10-19 · “From the mountains of Appalachia to the plains of Lakota country to the western ports and pipelines, from Black Mesa to the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic, extreme extraction industries jeopardize the health, water, air, and land of local communities,” said Vernon Haltom, with Coal River Mountain Watch.. “It’s all one water, one atmosphere, and one Earth on which we all depend and for ...

It Takes a Woman to Save a Mountain - Utne - Cure

In the campaign against mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia, many of the leading organizers are women. There’s Judy Bonds of Coal River Mountain Watch, whom we named an Utne visionary last year (and who is pictured here with another Utne visionary, Majora Carter of Sustainable South Bronx ). There’s Maria Gunnoe of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, who along with Bonds has ...

The Battle For Coal River Mountain by Salena Zito

2009-11-15 · Yet this mountain has become the center of an environmental debate, largely due to the tenacity of activists from Coal River Mountain Watch, a mixture of coal-mining families and environmentalists.

Coal River - Ellen Marie Wiseman

As a child, Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River, Pennsylvania, vowing never to return. Now, orphaned and penniless at nineteen, she accepts a train ticket from her aunt and uncle and travels back to the rough-hewn community. Treated like a servant by her relatives, Emma works

Teck’s proposed Castle Mountain B.C. coal mine: what you ...

2020-6-22 · Teck’s Castle Mountain expansion project in B.C.’s Elk Valley looks, at first glance, a lot like a new mine. But the company describes the proposed project as a mere extension of Teck’s current Fording River mine (the biggest coal mine in B.C.) — a distinction that means the proposed Castle Mountain

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