Numerous Appalachian homes and businesses took part in the 2019 National Solar Tour in October, sharing their experiences and opening their doors to the public to view their solar installations.
During the 2019 Tennessee Valley Energy Democracy Tour, Appalachian Voices and our partners heard loud and clear what community members want from their utilities. Now, we’re working to put that into action.
When a Kingsport, Tenn., hospital merged with Ballad Health, the monopoly healthcare provider drastically cut back the hospital’s services – sparking a months-long 24/7 protest.
Several rap artists share their experiences with making music in the mountains.
Federal regulators are considering a proposal for a new surface coal mine in Tennessee’s Cumberland Mountains, despite the fact that in 2016, the federal government declared most of the area in question off-limits to surface mining.
Federal regulators have reopened the permit process for a proposed 422-acre mine in Campbell County, Tenn., which was met with objections from environmental groups.
State agencies in Appalachia are experimenting with different strategies to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp.
A series of grants and other funds totaling $2.6 million are slated for conservation work on more than 9,700 acres of shortleaf pine and riparian forest in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.
CONTACTS: Bri Knisley, Appalachian Voices Tennessee Field Coordinator 865-219-3225, firstname.lastname@example.org Ewing, VA.- Actions by leadership at Powell Valley Electric Cooperative (PVEC) during the co-op’s annual membership meeting last Saturday have left many member-owners outraged at what they are calling an…