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Stop Mountaintop Removal

Hoover Knob, WV  Photo: Southwings
Hoover Knob, WV Photo: Southwings

2011 Success

Grantee:  Appalachian Voices

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Result: 2,300 acres & 6 river miles protected

Conservation Alliance grantee, Appalachian Voices, was instrumental in convincing the EPA to veto the Spruce Mine permit. By vetoing the permit, 2,300 acres and 6 miles of headwater streams surrounding the proposed mine were permanently protected.┬áSome of America’s most diverse forests and rivers have been protected from the devastating practice of mountaintop removal mining with the vetoing of this mining permit by permit.