June/July 2015

Communities at Risk from Mountaintop Removal

A new interactive map shows that, even as Appalachian coal production declines, mountaintop removal coal mining is encroaching on many communities in the region.

On the Front Lines

When mountaintop removal threatened to surround the tiny town of Inman, Va., residents pushed back.

An Appalachian Bookshelf

Featuring reviews of "Phenomenal" by Leigh Ann Henion, "Beautiful Land of the Sky" by Loren M. Wood, and "Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook" by John Schaeffer

Permit Renewal Raises Questions for Radford Arsenal

Air pollution concerns at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant spark a controversy in the New River Valley.