A federal grant program aims to bring economic opportunity to long-abandoned mine lands. But as some sites are seeing progress, others are finding more obstacles.
“Any day you see a hawk is a good day,” says longtime hawk watcher Bill Haley. During peak migration season, lucky hawk watchers in Appalachia may see thousands of hawks in a single day.
Nearly a quarter of rural Americans don't have access to reliable high-speed internet. Powell Valley Electric Cooperative and others are working to change this.
After a resident unsuccessfully sought aid from Virginia officials for two years to address constant dust from passing coal trucks, one reporter's questions motivated the company to take action.
As the Blackjewel bankruptcy continues, the responsibility to reclaim mine sites and workers' compensation for past medical bills are still major issues.
As Southeast ski resorts upgrade their snowmaking equipment, many are finding that the investment isn't just good for business — it's helped to slash energy consumption and water use.
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