Tag Archives: Appalachia

KY Arrow Darter Faces Potential Extinction-3 Days Left To Help

Consider the Arrow Darter by Tom Sexton Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club Prior to a few weeks ago, I had never heard of the Arrow Darter; however, over the past few weeks, I believe I’ve learned the reason for my lack … Continue reading

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Whitesburg, KY second Municipality in nation to pass resolution of support for POWER+

by Tom Sexton Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club This week, the City of Whitesburg became the first municipality in the state of Kentucky, and the second in the nation to pass a resolution of support for the White House’s POWER Plus … Continue reading

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Environmental Community Mourns the Passing of Larry Gibson – Friend, MTR Activist and Hero

Larry Gibson, long-time environmental activist, and friend of many here in the Kentucky Sierra Club, died of a heart attack yesterday – Sunday, September 10th. In 2005, our Chapter sponsored Larry on a trip to our national organization’s Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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