July 15, 2017
In a key step forward, a U.S. House committee passed the RECLAIM Act to accelerate funding for cleaning up abandoned coal mines — after a critical change was made to ensure the funding would aid in economic development.
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The gas and power companies behind the proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines are charging full steam ahead to try to rush these dirty-energy projects through. The next several weeks are critical for citizens to speak up against the projects.
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Renowned musician Larry Keel has found a way to combine his love of bluegrass music and freshwater bass and trout fishing.
Today, communities across Appalachia and the Southeast are on the frontlines of America’s energy transition. We are constantly inspired by citizens who take a stand to defend this region we all love. Here are some of their stories...
Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality is developing a rule that could significantly limit carbon emissions from power plants in the commonwealth. A carbon trading program would be a sound option.
Buncombe County, N.C., passed a resolution encouraging the local electric company to develop a program that would help thousands of people in the area afford home energy efficiency improvements.
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