Vernon Haltom

Vernon Haltom is the executive director of Coal River Mountain Watch, a nonprofit working in communities impacted by the irresponsible practices of the coal industry in southern West Virginia.

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Vernon Haltom, executive director of Coal River Mountain Watch, testified before a congressional subcommittee this week about the impact of coal mining on Appalachian communities. (Image is a still from the official video) Views
Friday, August 03, 2018
Witnessing Coal's Death March
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources , chaired by Tea Party Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona, held a hearing this week titled "Assessing Innovative and Alternative Uses of Coal." It featured testimony from three businessmen: Michael Klein , vice president of Lighthouse...
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