The Beetree permit encompasses approximately 1000 acres of 5000 proposed, active, and permitted mining in the upper Coal River Watershed. State and Federal Regulators have failed to consider community concerns and properly assess cumulative impacts of mining in the Coal River Watershed.
Please fill out the following form to urge the WV DEP to halt the destruction of Coal River Mountain. The WV DEP is accepting comments on the renewal of the Beetree Surface Mine Permit on Coal River Mountain until August 9th, 2011.
Submission of hand written comments to the following address is also strongly encouraged: Region 3 WV DEP, 254 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, WV 25901