Members of local communities and environmental groups demand TVA prioritize safety and clean energy. TVA CEO Jeff Lyash announces a Notice of Intent to build yet another gas plant and pipeline.
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.
As Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc., pursues plans to begin producing refined uranium in Erwin, Tenn., local environmental and safety advocates are objecting.
Silica dust is behind a dramatic increase in the number of miners becoming ill with the most severe form of black lung disease.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently classified northern long-eared bats as endangered, which could help save the species most impacted by the deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome.
As remediation of the troubled Bristol landfill begins, community advocates are petitioning for an alert system, increased air quality monitoring and relief measures for residents who experience strong airborne pollution at home.
This South Carolina state park boasts a 100-foot waterfall, a wide variety of wildflowers and more.
Dandelions are complex, nutrient-rich plants with a distinct appearance that makes them ideal for novice foragers.
A look at our recycling systems reveals less of our plastic is actually being recycled than one might think.
We are ceasing the print publication of The Appalachian Voice for the time being due to the impact of the pandemic, but we will continue to publish new stories online. Read more.