Coalition Demonstrating for an Hour near Hearing

Updated 3 years ago

The Kanawha Forest Coalition is holding a one hour, morning vigil at the Department of Environmental Protection just prior to the second day of hearings at the WV Surface Mine Board regarding the legality of the  permit for the KD#2 mountaintop removal mine adjacent to Kanawha State Forest. The Coalition intends to be a quiet citizen presence as lawyers and Board members arrive. There will be coffee.


Members of the Kanawha Forest Coalition include residents of Loudendale; Mt. Alpha; South Hills; Kanawha City; East End, West Side; other neighborhoods and towns in the region; Keepers of the Mountains Foundation; Coal River Mountain Watch; The Sierra Club; OVEC (Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition); WV C.A.R.E. Campaign (Citizen Action for Real Enforcement); individual members of the Kanawha Forest Foundation; the Kanawha Trail Club, and the Sustainable Business Council.


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