Lessons from environmental and economic restoration efforts in the Ruhr Valley could help usher Appalachia into a new era.
Nuclear waste in Paducah, Kentucky poses extra threat to region facing historic flooding
Residents say federal agencies and contractors have left them in the dark about public health risks related to a Superfund site.
‘Absolutely discriminatory’: Access to federal agriculture resources lacking in Indian Country
The Longs are multigenerational Indigenous farmers in the South. Like most farmers, they need on-the-ground support from extension agents.
How the government fails low-income renters after natural disasters
Renters in Texas are suing state and federal agencies, alleging their policies have had a “disparate impact on minority households.”
Devastating flooding has revived talk of a controversial infrastructure project in the Mississippi Delta, but it might not help the communities that need it most.
Georgia farmers are pitted against Florida fishers in legal battle over water rights that’s worsening with climate change — and the case may soon be coming to a head.
Nonprofits and volunteers are working to preserve African American cultural and historic sites vulnerable to flooding and other environmental threats.
Oyster aquaculture could support Gulf Coast’s struggling seafood industry, but warming waters and pollution may slow its success.
Blackjewel left coal miners without pay. Now it might leave Appalachia thousands of acres of land to clean up.
The bankruptcy could signal a new environmental and economic crisis in central Appalachia, where many coal companies have failed to reclaim former mine sites.
Landowners say Bayou Bridge Pipeline developers have abused a government power to take property, and offered little compensation in return.