April 12, 2017 Following other examples in Appalachia, the Watauga Seed Library was launched in Boone, N.C., on April 1. It will offer community members the chance to receive free seeds to grow in their personal or community gardens.
April 12, 2017 DuPont and its spin-off The Chemours Company agree to settle thousands of lawsuits regarding a toxic chemical leak in Parkersburg, W.Va,; Tennessee restocked thousands of trout following last fall's wildfires; and the state of Kentucky is seeking help in spotting a rare skunk.
April 12, 2017 A federal judge recently ruled against a lawsuit filed by a coalition of environmental organizations attempting to prevent liquid nuclear waste from being shipped from Canada to South Carolina.
February 9, 2017 Three years after the chemical MCHM spilled from a storage tank into the Elk River, leaving 300,000 West Virginia American Water Company customers without safe drinking water, a tentative settlement was reached between the private water utility and the state Public Service Commission and Consumer Advocate.
February 8, 2017 The Birth Place of Country Music Museum highlights "Hometown Stars" in new exhibit, Asheville will retain ownership of its water system and an export facility for biomass opens in Wilmington, N.C.