North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper raised concerns about the Southgate project, which has drawn opposition from local governments and elected officials who say it threatens private property rights and tourism efforts.
The rivers and streams of southern Appalachia attract snorkelers with their wide variety of species and beautiful sites.
The bankruptcy of coal company Blackjewel has exposed many flaws in the current mine cleanup system.
Richard Walker of Bridging the Gap in Virginia is working to make sure vulnerable communities are not left behind in the green energy transformation.
A collaborative effort to make the Pigeon River Gorge section of I-40 safer for wildlife and humans is yielding results.
Snorkelers helped to uncover a population of river chubs in an unusual location.