According to new research, making hydrogen from natural gas, so-called “blue hydrogen,” is not much better than burning fossil fuels, and would waste billions in federal government spending while worsening climate change.
The nonprofit organization 7 Directions of Service is working to protect the rights of people and nature.
Gaps in aid and a cumbersome application process are complicating the recovery process for Buchanan County government and residents in the aftermath of flooding that happened in July 2022.
The wood pellet industry is growing in the American South, but communities near wood pellet plants are seeing damages to air and water quality. As new facility proposals from wood pellet companies like Enviva continue, local residents and regional climate activists are speaking out.
Frustrated with constant coal dust, residents of Eunice, West Virginia, asked the state to install an air quality monitoring device in their community. The request was denied.
As residents of the Eunice community in West Virginia grapple with coal mine dust, regulations governing air pollution offer little help.
Appalachian farmers and gardeners are using season extension techniques such as high tunnels to expand growing opportunities.