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Updates from Appalachia


In Wake of Shutdown, Polls Point to Congress’s Unpopularity and Public Support of EPA

Two recent polls reveal that North Carolinians and…

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In Defense of the Earth: An Appalachian Poet’s Presence

Stream “Wendell Berry, Poet & Prophet” below or…

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Shutdown Continues: Appalachian Public Lands Feel the Pressure

By Nolen Nychay Editorial intern, Fall 2013 It…

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How the Government Shutdown Effects Rural Energy Efficiency Programs

While many rural electric cooperatives are waiting eagerly…

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Appalachian Coal Losing Another Customer: High Prices Push Utilities to Competing Reserves

We posted a piece yesterday about the retirement…

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