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Publications About the AMD&ART Project

"Art That Works": AMD&ART founder/director T Allan Comp profiled in DemocraticVistasProfiles: essays in the arts & democracy.

Artist Impact Stories, Headlands Center for the Arts, Accessed on 09/19/05,

"A Winning Site: AMD&ART, a Phoenix in Appalachian Coal Country", Wildlife Habitat Council Member News, 09/08/2005,

"AMD&ART Completes Pennsylvania Park", Community Arts Network, APInews: Environment Archives, 08/11/2005,

"AMD&ART News", July 2005,

"Murtha Announces Opening of Vintondale Park", News from Congressman Jack Murtha, July 2005,

"Plan for park reflection spot stresses 'the cycle of things'" by Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 06/07/2004,

"Call for Entries: Marking a Return, A National Student Design Competition", LAND, EcoEducation News, October 2003,

"AMD&ART: Coal Country Challenge to Creativity" by T Allan Comp and Bob Deason, 2003,

"Examples Of How Art And Science Can Be Linked" by Joanna Myers, Nancy Myers and Sandra Steingraber, Science and Environment Health Network, The Networker: Volume 7, No.1, January 2002,

"Vintondale AMD&ART introduces Vision Planning Workshops: Vintondale plans its future",, 09-12-00.

"Transforming Environmental Liabilities Into Community Assets", by Jenny Brown. Published by "ECHO" magazine-news from Highlands, Fall 2000. pages 15-18.

"Integrating the Themes of Watershed Management: The AMD&ART Project Threats: Chemical Pollutants, Habitat Loss", "Protecting and Restoring America's Watersheds: Status, Trends and Initiatives in Watershed Management", June 2001, page 18.

"AMD&ART" awarded Rockefeller Grant", Department of Environmental Protection article, 11-09-01.

"AMD&ART Helps Revitalize Streams and Communities", "Nonpoint Source News-Notes", January 2002, Issue Number 67, Chapter Name: "News from States, Tribes and Localities", United States Environmental Protection Agency.

"Interesting Individuals", an interview with AMD&ART staff member Jill Byers. Confluence: February 2002, Vol. 4, no. 2.

"Art alters tangerine footprints of mining", by Mary Pickets, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Sunday, March 3, 2002.

"Making Government Work For the People", by Mike Wood, Expressions, West Virginia University Alumni Magazine, Summer 2002.

"Know who you are: Using Data for Effective Decision-Making", by Judith Rothbaum, Data for Decision Making, Volume 1, Issue 7, September 22, 2003.

"Work With What You Have to Work With-Every Bit of It: An interview with T Allan Comp, Founder of AMD&ART, Parts one and two, Monthly Success Profile Series, by Susan McInnis, Grant Station: Your Fast Track to Funding, August and September 2003.

"" artist feature on AMD&ART., AMD&ART feature "Downstream Avant Garde", by Jessica Goodson.

Web Video

"AMD&ART" Park grand opening held October 26, 2001, covered by Greenworks Producer Dave Beste.

"AMD&ART" feature on's "Trail Mix" show, covered by writer/photographer Dan Simon, 2003.

Lee, C.R., 2004 "Innovative Technology Applications to Mineland Reclamation Using Recycled Soil Manufacturing Technology", Ohio DMRM Applied Research Conference December 09, Ohio University, Athens, OH. (

Lee, C. R. 2001. "Manufactured Soil Field Demonstrations on Brownfields and Abandoned Minelands". DOER Technical Note C-25, US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. (

Web Radio

"Part 12 Nature As Healer: Restoring Life As Community", Bioneer Series III: Entire 13 Part Set (Tapes), New Dimensions World Broadcasting Network.

Print, or non-web based publications

Virginia Maksymowicz, Sculpture Magazine May 2006: "Reclaiming the Past: Art, History, and Science in Rural Pennsylvania"

Arvidson A.R. October 2005. Coming Clean, Landscape Architecture Magazine, pp.96-115

Kapusta, B. September 2005. Seeing the Blight, Azure Magazine, pp. 72-73

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