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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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New Report Highlights Extent of Coal Plant Water Pollution

Press Release: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Contact: Clean Water Action: Jon Scott, jscott@cleanwater.org, 202-330-2379 Earthjustice: Jared Saylor, jsaylor@earthjustice.org, 202-745-5213 Environmental Integrity Project: Patrick Mitchell, pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com, 703-276-3266 Sierra Club: Eitan Bencuya, eitan.bencuya@sierraclub.org, 415-255-5521 Waterkeeper Alliance: Donna Lisenby, lisenby.donna@gmail.com, 704-277-6055 WASHINGTON, DC — A … Continue reading

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Emmylou Harris Sings About MTR in KY

Lexington residents were treated to a night of songs and stories during the Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour concert featuring grammy-winning artist Emmylou Harris. Ms. Harris, along with Woodsongs host Michael Jonathan, discussed the issue of Mountaintop Removal and how it has banded … Continue reading

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