The federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) will hold six public hearings on what they’re calling the Stream Protection Rule (SPR), which is actually the Stream Buffer Zone Rule and is a complete “rewrite” of the surface mining act to the detriment of the mining industry and landowners across the country.  These hearings will be held during the month of September with the one in Charleston scheduled for Thursday, September 17th at the Charleston Civic Center. We’re already hurting bad enough, without them “piling on” with more over-reaching regulations.  We need YOUR help!  Please RESERVE THE DATE in hopes you, your coworkers, family, suppliers and friends will “pitch in” to help us protect our coal miners’ jobs from this latest attack by Obama’s War on Coal!

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
    City: Charleston, WV
    Location: Charleston Civic Center
    200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston 25301
    Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

If you can’t make it to the Charleston event, here are some other dates and sites in the region.

  • Thursday, September 3, 2015
    City: Lexington, KY
    Location: Lexington Civic Center
    430 W Vine St., Lexington 40507
    Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 10, 2015
    City: Pittsburgh, PA
    Location: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh
    500 Mansfield Ave., Pittsburgh 15205
    Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    City: Big Stone Gap, VA
    Location: Mountain Empire Community College
    3441 Mt. Empire Rd., Big Stone Gap 24219
    Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


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