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November 2016 Update: Powering Resistance

Happy fall from the Coal River Valley! Here’s a quick update on what we’ve been up to, and some of what we’re doing next. STANDING ROCK RESISTANCE Since August, RAMPS members and friends have been supporting the native water protectors at Standing Rock in their fight to protect water and sacred lands from the proposed Dakota Access […]

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Herbal Health Clinic in Whitesville

RAMPS is excited to be co-hosting a FREE herbal health clinic in Whitesville during the week of Sept. 12-16, 2016. ALL ARE WELCOME! Please drop at any time during open hours, or contact us to make an appointment: 304-854-2621 HOURS of the Whitesville Herbal Health Clinic: Tuesday Sept 13th from 10am-3pm Wednesday Sept 14th from […]

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September 2016 Update: A Big Win!

A BIG WIN AGAINST KING COAL: We shut down a mine permanently! Middlelick Mountain will remain mostly unmined, thanks to Kanawha Forest Coalition & RAMPS WE WON! It’s rare to get to say this, but it’s true: after more than 2 years of campaigning and pressuring by the Kanawha Forest Coalition, the KD#2 mountaintop removal strip mine in […]

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July 2016 Update: Deepening Roots, Cultivating Resilience

Hello from Whitesville! Summer’s here in Appalachia, and it’s been an unusually hot and rainy one so far. This is a long-overdue update on what all is new in our world. But first, a few words about this past week: Here in the Coal River Valley, we didn’t get hit with serious floods last week, […]

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March 2015 Update

Click here to subscribe to our email list and receive these updates directly in your inbox! RAMPS March 2015 Update Radical Action For Mountains’ and People’s Survival A dispatch from Whitesville in the southern coalfields of West Virginia Donate to RAMPS’s General Fund! Dear Friends and Allies, It’s been quite a month here in southern […]

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