Oil and gas reserves can be found beneath the Allegheny, Monongahela, Wayne, Daniel Boone, George Washington and Jefferson national forests. But while some forests have a high number of drilling wells, others have none or relatively few.
PRESS ADVISORY For June 1 and 2, 2018 On June 1 and 2, individuals from across Appalachia and the Southeast will gather in Blacksburg, Va., for the Water Justice Summit. The event is being organized by and for individuals fighting…
A quick look at how pipelines are regulated, whether they’re needed, and what the environmental and economic effects are.
New pipelines transporting natural gas and gas liquids would cut across hundreds of miles through Appalachia and beyond, putting people, land and water at risk. Here, residents along the route share their stories. Cletus and Beverly Bohon Montgomery County, Va.…
Ohio has more frack waste disposal wells than any other Appalachian state and receives millions of barrels of the toxic waste each year.
As fracking and related infrastructure expand, so does the industry’s impacts on local residents.
Plans for cracker plants and a gas liquids storage hub could lead to a toxic plastics industry in Appalachia.
After Cletus and Beverly Bohon spent almost 30 years living in their peaceful woods, Mountain Valley Pipeline developers used eminent domain to cut down a swath of trees on their property.
Ella Rose enjoys watching wildlife near her home in the Virginia countryside. But Dominion Energy’s plan for a natural gas compressor station roughly 500 feet from her home in Buckingham County has disrupted that.
If the Mountaineer XPress Pipeline is built, Barbara Jividen’s “little piece of paradise” by the Kanawha River could be upended.