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Reflections After SOAR Summit


SOAR is an inspiring example of regional collaboration, but the initiative must be more inclusive if it hopes to create lasting change. [ Read more ]

Asheville Coal Plant Closing

Asheville coal plant

Duke Energy's plan to “end an era of coal” in Asheville is also a plan to enter an era of natural gas. [ Learn more ]

Mapping Communities At Risk


An innovative tool shows how mountaintop removal coal mining is encroaching on Appalachian communities.
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Help Shape Our Future


Share your thoughts about moving the region forward at a public listening session hosted by the Appalachian Regional Commission.[ Learn more ]