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Lost on the Road to Oblivion: Art Exhibit Focuses on the Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country

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For the past 18 years, photographer Carl Galie has devoted his artistic talents to conservation work, and his latest exhibit is no exception. “Lost on the Road To Oblivion: The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country,” tackles the difficult and poignant subject of mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. The exhibit is on display at Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts through Feb. 7, 2014.

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EPA Helps Kentucky Roll Back Water Quality Protections

Just today, after several months of delays, the…

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Appalachia’s Economic Transition is Underway: Three Broad Strategies to Get Us There

{ Editor’s Note } Anthony Flaccavento is a…

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Choose Your Own [Historical] Adventure: An Appalachian Travel Guide

By Rachel Ellen Simon — Editorial Communications Intern,…

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Anthony Flaccavento: Appalachia’s Economic Transition is Underway

{ Editor’s Note } Appalachian Voices is pulling…

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