Powell River Project

Powell River Project Sponsors

The following companies are current financial sponsors of the Powell River Project: 

Alpha Natural Resources 

CONSOL Energy

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P.

Red River Coal, Humphreys Enterprises, Greater Wise

Teco Coal

The Forestland Group LLC


Powell River Project also receives financial support from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and from Virginia Tech's Research Division, as matching funds to industry support.

Powell River Project education programs are supported by Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech provides an office, and additional administrative support.

Our thanks to many for cooperation and assistance, including Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and U.S. Office of Surface Mining.

Powell River Project expresses sincere thanks to University of Virginia's College at Wise for its help and support over many years.