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Lexington and Wytheville, Va., are two of the four new Virginia Main Street Communities. The towns will be eligible for grants to revitalize their downtowns and preserve their historic value.
Tennessee passes a new lead notification program, study shows improved soil health in North and South Carolina, and more environmental news from around the region.
A new smart phone app will allow individuals to monitor sediment pollution in rivers and streams. The information collected can be reported to environmental watchdogs.
Researchers at Virginia Tech are using computer-generated models to locate the source of PCB contamination in the New River.
Citizen groups in Boyd County, Ky., spearheaded efforts to stop shipment of trash into their landfill from as far away as New Jersey.
Dr. Joseph Smiddy was recognized as an Unsung Hero for his work with The Health Wagon, a nonprofit mobile clinic in Southwest Virginia.
In 2015, travel and tourism contributed $13.7 billion to Kentucky’s economy, the greatest impact in ten years.
Forest fires in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia were more intense than usual this spring, resulting in the temporary closure of several sections of the Appalachian Trail.
Learn more about how rural electric cooperatives are leading the way to a more sustainable energy future, by helping their members pay for energy efficiency home improvements.