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  • Center for Coalfield Justice Center for Coalfield Justice

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate and to lead, coordinate and assist citizens' efforts to defend their rights, to protect the environment, and to improve and enforce laws and public policy regarding the mining and use of coal.

Description

Outreach and Education

  • Provide citizens groups with information and organizing assistance
  • Help concerned citizens prepare testimony for public hearings
  • Develop and conduct training workshops for members
  • Deliver presentations to civic clubs, universities, and other public forums
Support
  • Provide citizens with contact information
  • Inform coalfield residents about their legal rights
  • Assist those impacted by mining with filing complaints
Media events
  • Hold rallies on important coalfield issues
  • Conduct media tours of damaged structures, properties and water resources
Regulatory
  • Attend hearings and submit comments on permit applications
  • Coordinate meetings with regulatory agencies to advocate for just laws, regulations, and policies
  • Educate legislators about mining issues
  • Comment on proposed legislation, regulations, and policies
Litigation
  • Filed lawsuit to require mining companies to post sufficient bonds for reclamation cost

Website

http://www.coalfieldjustice.org/

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