Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

Mountaintop Removal
Mining Fact Sheet
Printable PDF

New York Times illustration 
of mountaintop removal process

Washington Post illustration 
of mountaintop removal process

What You Can Do to Help Stop Mountaintop Removal
Printable PDF

Julian Martin's Mountaintop Removal Stats Sheet

WV Coal Mining Maps

WVDNR: Habitat Destruction
Mountaintop Removal and Logging Accounts for Decline of Wild Boar in Southern West Virginia

A Costly Prison: Construction project prime case for not building on strip mines

Final Environmental Impact Statement on Mountaintop Removal / Valley Fill Coal Mining

Coal Summit
June 20-22, 2002

Full text of Haden's 2002 order blocking valley fills (PDF)

Final Assault
A play by David Selby 


Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

OVEC keeps you up to date on mountaintop removal / valley fill coal mining.  Scroll down this page and sidebar for information, links and articles about mountaintop removal and how you can help rein in this destructive and short-sighted method for mining coal.  Check our home page regularly and our newsletters for recent news and events.

OVEC's original website is archived online and contains a wealth of background information about mining and mountaintop removal.

Click here to print your own postcards for you and your friends to send to U.S. Senators about mountaintop removal and the need for a sane energy policy that emphasizes truly clean alternative energy.

Death of a Mountain

Massey Valley Fill Disaster
July 19, 2002

WV Floods 

Valley Fills and the Clean Water Act

Photo by Bob Gates

Coal Summit Explores the
True Costs of Coal

Pictures and News from
The Coal Summit
June 20-22, 2002

"NOW With Bill Moyers"  
Mountaintop Removal and the Clean Water Act 
Moyers' crew filmed here six days in July
Transcript of NOW's Cost of Coal report
No to Norton:
State groups nix meeting with DOI head on
25th anniversary of federal mining law

Learn the truth about Norton's offer to Enviros

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Click here to download this flyer - print and post it locally!


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A Drama About Mountaintop Removal



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