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Water Quality

Kentucky and Ohio Water Justice Field Hearing

Join us for a Water Justice Poor People’s Field Hearing. Across the United States, toxic water and unaffordable water bills are infringing on the basic human rights of poor people and communities of color.

The Farm Bureau: Big Oil’s Unnoticed Ally Fighting Climate Science and Policy

For more than three decades, the Farm Bureau has aligned agriculture closely with the fossil fuel agenda.

Appalachian water crisis demands new revenue streams, stronger oversight

Personal stories of families collecting rainwater, going without laundry or bathing, and keeping children out of school seem like the stuff of a hurricane aftermath or other weather emergency — not routine life in America.

Stirring the Waters: Investigating why many in Appalachia lack reliable, clean water

For many families in Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia, the absence of clean, reliable drinking water has become part of daily life.

Many Voices, Many Solutions: Innovative Mine Reclamation in Central Appalachia

This report was released in November 2018 by Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center, Appalachian Voices, Coalfield Development Corporation, Rural Action, and Downstream Strategies. It describes a range of projects supported by a federal pilot project that invests in reclaiming old mine sites and supporting innovative development projects in affected communities. 

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