Fighting Mountain Top Removal and Protecting Community in Appalachia

Fighting Mountain Top Removal and Protecting Community in Appalachia

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With Donna Branham from Keepers of the Mountains Donna lives in Mingo County, WV. She has been an active member of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition for over 5 years. Donna and her husband Charles live on a farm and enjoy the quiet country living. Donna and her family are dedicated to maintaining our mountains, protecting clean healthy water and educating others on the adverse effects of mountaintop removal and the devastation of irresponsible coal mining. Donna has filed numerous petitions and written many protest letters against mining permits that would present harm to the environment and her community. Donna is a proud West Virginian and a natural organizer.