While several fracked-gas pipelines in our region face legal challenges, people in the path of these pipelines are contending with the problems posed by these industrial behemoths’ attempts to cut through their yards. Seven of these residents share their stories below.
This issue also explores how pay-what-you-can restaurants are serving communities, the growth of interscholastic mountain biking in the region and red spruce restoration. We also dive into the mine problems left behind by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family companies, and look at upcoming state-level environmental and energy legislation.
The Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines face mounting problems, while the proposed MVP Southgate pipeline is also meeting opposition.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family-owned companies have a track record of unpaid taxes, environmental violations and unreclaimed mine lands.
Hiking the Highlands
A Sweet Retreat at Sugar Hollow Park
Red Spruce Restoration Underway