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Appalachian Horses Still at Risk of Slaughter Over the Border

Equine advocates are calling for the passage of bills in the U.S. House and Senate that would outlaw the transportation of horses out of the country to be slaughtered for human consumption.

Political Energy and Energy Democracy

Appalachian Voices Executive Director Tom Cormons discusses why we need an energy system that works in the best interest of everyday citizens in order to protect our natural areas and our communities.

Member Tribute: Dean Whitworth

We remember former Appalachian Voices board member and longtime newspaper distributor Dean Whitworth, who was a passionate advocate for the land and water and served with numerous regional organizations.

EPA Removes West Virginia Site from Superfund List

The Ordnance Works Disposal Areas Superfund Site in Morgantown, W.Va., was removed from the Superfund list in August.

North Carolina Elk Given More Space to Roam

Elk reintroduced 17 years ago near Maggie Valley, N.C., now have 500 more acres of grazing land.

Hurricane Highlights Coal Ash Risks

September’s Hurricane Florence breached two of Duke Energy’s coal ash and wastewater impoundments.

Hurricane Florence Devastates the Carolinas

September’s Hurricane Florence caused major flooding across the Carolinas and killed more than 40 people and millions of farm animals.

Blue Ridge Discovery Center Celebrates 10 Years

The Blue Ridge Discovery Center in Troutdale, Va., helps people of all ages explore the natural wonders of the Mt. Rogers area.

Remembering Ben Stout

Ben Stout

West Virginia resident Ben Stout is remembered as an impactful scientist, community advocate, educator and so much more.

States Seek Mine-Related Debts from WV Governor

Virginia and Kentucky regulators are seeking to hold West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice accountable for his companies’ failure to meet mine land reclamation deadlines.

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