Construction for the Mountain Valley Pipeline damaged Karolyn Givens’ farm, and she says neither the state of Virginia nor the company have been able to repair the land and water.
The decline of the coal industry is exacerbating failures of the current federal system to ensure that mines are cleaned up.
Two consortiums of power companies and other businesses are seeking federal funding for proposed regional hydrogen energy hubs. Most hydrogen energy production processes produce climate-altering emissions.
Residents continue to fight for the return of their land, which was seized for pipeline easements by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline beginning in 2014.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration’s proposed new regulations would reduce worker exposure to silica dust, but advocates say better enforcement measures are needed.
A proposed new rule for coal ash cleanup aims to protect the communities and the environment.
The Appalachian Solar Finance Fund has supported 32 new projects since its launch in November 2021.
While Appalachia has seen improvements in some key areas, disparities and concerns remain and are highlighted in the latest American Community Survey report published by the Appalachian Regional Commission.
From a win for rural West Virginia residents fighting a corporate polluter to expanding outdoor recreation, here are a few happenings from across Appalachia.