- Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) is an organization of concerned community members and their allies who are working to stop the destruction of our communities by surface coal mining, to improve the quality of life in our area, and to help rebuild sustainable communities.
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Contacts: Gabby Gillespie, Campaign Coordinator: 304-438-1339 firstname.lastname@example.org Marley Greeen, Community Organizer: 276-639-6169 email@example.com Community group leads picket on Greenbrier VA coalfields group sheds light on true cost of Billionaire Coal Baronâ€™s wealth White Sulphur Springs, WV – Citizens from across … Continue reading
Our awesome community volunteers have been out and about monitoring the water quality of streams and creeks in Southwest Virginia as part of a regional water-testing program – the Appalachian Citizens Enforcement Project. We recently found Selenium, a toxic chemical, … Continue reading
It’s time for another Know Your Rights Workshop, this time held in Grundy! We had some great conversations in St. Charles, and we’re looking forward to bringing talk about these issues to more communities! Come learn about your rights and … Continue reading
Big Dip Day is a regional water testing and education event through the Appalachian Citizens Enforcement Project (http://www.ace-project.org/) and The Alliance for Appalachia (http://theallianceforappalachia.org/). There will be water testing events in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and SAMS is … Continue reading