Economic experts warn that new petrochemical facilities in the Ohio River Valley could be an unwise investment for the region, and one of two investors backs out of a potential cracker plant in Ohio.
A hempcrete house high in the mountains of West Virginia demonstrates that industrial hemp is a viable alternative for homebuilders.
Don’t be fooled by their looks — many popular plants sold in nurseries are actually invasive species that can kill off local flora.
Public schools and other government entities in Virginia are unable to take advantage of the cost-saving benefits of solar due to restrictive policies put in place by Appalachian Power.
The Black Lung Association has a storied history of fighting for miners’ rights to occupational healthcare. Today, that fight continues as rates of the disease continue to climb.
Apple aficionado Tom Brown has dedicated more than 20 years of his life to saving Appalachia’s forgotten heirloom apples.
One couple’s mission to preserve community history in Southwest Virginia.
Kentucky’s Harlan County, perhaps best known for its mining history, is also home to a wonderful old-growth forest preserve with several hiking trails.
Residents along the path of major new and proposed interstate fracked-gas pipelines share their stories.
Local residents are monitoring pipeline construction along the routes of several major projects. Some people are checking on the health of impacted streams, and others are deploying aerial surveillance.