Most mines in the U.S. are established and operated under the grossly outdated regulations of the 1872 Mining Law. The groups that follow are working to revise that law, stop the growth of resource extraction operations, clean up pollution created by industry, and develop new sources of energy to replace the environmentally damaging ones upon which we currently depend.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2012: $466,400
P.O. Box 1612
Boise, ID 83701-1612 United States
Advocates for the West uses law, science and advocacy to restore streams and watersheds, protect public lands and wildlife, and ensure clean and sustainable communities in the West.
P.O. Box 101145
Anchorage, AK 99510-1145 United States
The Alaska Marine Conservation Council seeks to protect the health and diversity of Alaska�s marine ecosystems by working with coastal communities whose well-being depends on healthy oceans.
117 West Wood Lane
Kane, PA 16735 United States
Allegheny Defense Project works to defend the forests and watersheds of the Allegheny Plateau from commercial logging, oil and gas drilling, and other extractive industries.
191 Howard St.
Boone, NC 28607 United States
Appalachian Voices brings people together to solve the environmental problems having the greatest impact on the central and southern Appalachian Mountains.
Interested in finding out more about environmental actions in your area, volunteering your time or donating money? Search our enviro grants recipients database for groups working in your neck of the woods.