Surface mining in Fayette County poses a serious threat to water quality and the quality of life of community members. We’ve archived several resources below including links to relevant articles and mapping resources. Please share this page with friends, family and colleagues.
Coalfield Environmental Health Project – Landuse Change Analysis Report (2013)
Download Google Earth files of the Frasure Creek Mining Complex
Fayette County MTR Petition – Change.org
Huffington Post Article (6/8/11)
WVU Study Investigates the Impact of Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fill on Watershed Hydrology
The Decline of Central Appalachian Coal and the need for Economic Diversification
Coal and Renewables in Central Appalachia: The impact of Coal on the West Virginia State Budge