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Part-Time, Contracted Job Opening: Field Organizer, KY Sierra Club

Our Cumberland Chapter of the Sierra Club (aka the Kentucky Chapter), is looking for a part-time organizer to support our work on Mountaintop Removal in Eastern Kentucky. The position is available on a contract basis, and is grant-dependent. The contractor … Continue reading

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UN human rights group calls for investigation of mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia

  UN human rights group calls for investigation of mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia. (Facing South)

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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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Looking for Kentuckians Who Can ‘Get Into’ Their Local Waterways

Become a water monitor for Sierra Club! Listen to this radio interview:  by: Tom Joseph, Public News Service – KY February 14, 2012 LEXINGTON, Ky. – If rolling up your sleeves and pant legs in the name of clean water … Continue reading

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