With the failure of coal operator ERP’s unconventional scheme, West Virginia must contend with the company’s environmental violations and mines in need of cleanup.
A hempcrete house high in the mountains of West Virginia demonstrates that industrial hemp is a viable alternative for homebuilders.
Residents of Paden City, W.Va., have dealt with chemical water pollution since at least March 2019.
CONTACTS: Thom Kay, Senior Legislative Representative, firstname.lastname@example.org, 828-262-1500 At a confirmation hearing today for the nominee to head the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement, Sen. Joe Manchin asked nominee Lanny Erdos to commit to revive a National Academies…
Localities across Appalachia and the nation have pledged to fully convert to green power — but restrictive policies and monopoly utilities are holding them back.
Numerous Appalachian homes and businesses took part in the 2019 National Solar Tour in October, sharing their experiences and opening their doors to the public to view their solar installations.
Lower-than-expected income from fossil fuel severance taxes is putting the West Virginia state budget in a bind. Some advocate for raising the severance tax rate on natural gas.
West Virginia congressional representatives introduced a bill in fall 2019 that would create a new national park in the state.
The Mountain State’s tourism industry grew by 6.5 percent in 2018, outpacing the national growth rate by 58 percent.
Several rap artists share their experiences with making music in the mountains.