The Center for Coalfield Justice
The Center for Coalfield Justice

Founding Year: 2007

Staff: 10

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Veronica Coptis (Executive Director)

It began as the “Tri-State Citizens Mining Network”, which was launched back in 1994, by people concerned about the effects coal mining had on communities and the environment. In 2007, it was reorganized into the Centre for Coalfield Justice and has since expanded to work on fossil fuel extraction issues generally. The nonprofit aims to “improve policy and regulations for the oversight of fossil fuel extraction and use; to educate, empower and organize coalfield residents; and to protect public and environmental health.”

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The Center for Coalfield Justice contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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