Both presidential candidates have made statements acknowledging that they support ending Mountain Top Removal Coal mining!  We are making progress in abolishing the destruction of the Appalachian Mountains, but our work is not over yet. Research both Obama and McCain’s stances on the issue. Inform yourself about the plans that each of them have concerning extraction practices.

Check out this article by Ken Ward Jr. in the Charleston Gazette that highlights what both candidates are saying about their position on coal mining pracitces.

Words are cheap, so ask them how they plan to stop Mountain Top Removal.  Find out how they will promote economic diversity in Appalachia and protect the health and heritage of the mountains and its people.  Let both of the know that you expect them to follow through with their promises.

Contact the Obama Campaign here

Contact the McCain Campaign here

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