Local journalists, officials, and community leaders will discuss the media, the issues important to you, and the future of Appalachia.
‘They do not need Louisiana’s permission’: Pipeline companies seize land rights with eminent domain
Landowners say Bayou Bridge Pipeline developers have abused a government power to take property, and offered little compensation in return.
How an illegal dump in rural Arkansas burned for a year
It was one of the worst “stump dump” fires in modern U.S. history — but local agencies and companies skirted responsibility to put it out.
As cancer haunts North Carolina communities, residents struggle to find answers
With little research available about historic pollution’s effects on health outcomes, families are left with fragmented data points and unexplained diagnoses.
As a new hurricane season begins, thousands of students remain homeless and officials are struggling to rebuild before the next school year.
Examining the intersection of climate change, justice, and infrastructure in the American South.
In the face of more intense and frequent wildfires, federal land managers consider adopting burning practices the Southeast has been successfully using for decades.
With state lawmakers stymying legislative action on pollution, scientists and environmental advocates try to figure out how to reduce plastic waste.