For the past two years, the EPA has successfully held up the Ison Rock Ridge permit because they know what impact this proposed mine would have on the nine valleys it would fill and the three miles of streams it would bury. Not to mention the untold health impacts on local residents who are exposed to dirtier air and water as result of irresponsible surface mining. Click here if you need more information on Ison Rock Ridge before taking action.

But Ison Rock’s funeral could come any day now — unless we tell the EPA to stand strong against the coal industry and Keep Ison Rock Ridge Standing.

We don’t have any time to waste — send your message to the EPA Region 3 Administrator Shawn Garvin and Virginia Senators Warren and Webb to tell them to protect Ison Rock Ridge from destruction!

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