Part two of the Land Matrix series takes a look at how major landowners like coal corporations affect the land ownership in Appalachia — and how this top-heavy structure could be preventing major changes that would have positive impacts on the local economy.
From community resolutions to Pay As You Save, 2017 has been quite the year for the Energy Savings for Appalachia campaign. Read about our campaign this year and find out how you can get involved!
Last week, the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia released an outline for bringing a just, sustainable energy economy to the coalfield region.
This week, Tennessee officials are reviewing the renewal of a water discharge permit for Kingston, Tenn. coal-fired power plant that spilled 1.1 billion gallons of coal ash in 2008 — but the new draft permit makes no improvements toward protecting public waters.
This week and next, the Virginia State Water Control Board will decide whether to allow pipeline companies to build the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines. Show up to add your comment and show opposition to these senseless projects!
By holding only one public hearing for the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan, Scott Pruitt is once again working against the EPA’s mission of protecting human health and the environment.
The latest news over Duke Energy’s handling of the coal ash crisis in North Carolina has many impacted citizens worried – but perhaps not shocked at the utility’s ongoing duplicity on the issue.
To revive coal and ignore climate change, the White House must wage war on reality itself.
In addition to the thousands of customers, NC’s customer advocate has come out strongly against Duke Energy Progress’s 14 percent rate hike. There’s even more to the story when you dig in …
Lakshmi Fjord, property owner in Buckingham County, Va., where a giant compressor station would be built, talks about the ongoing effort to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the people coming together to fight it.