It’s been called a ‘once in a generation’ investment in water infrastructure. But the need still far exceeds it.
Author Archives: Molly Born
Posted inAppalachia, Justice, Outdoor Recreation, Public lands, West Virginia
West Virginia promises to be an outdoor recreation destination. But how accessible are its parks and public lands?
Some of the state’s signature destinations and activities are out of reach for many residents with disabilities, and the onus is often on them to find solutions.
Posted inAppalachia, Climate, Disaster Recovery, Kentucky, Water
As floods worsen in Appalachia, disaster prep gets more complex — and necessary
As climate change leads to more intense flooding, communities will need to make crucial — and creative — investments to protect themselves.
Posted inAppalachia, COVID-19, Economies, Energy, Public Health
A decade after signing over gas rights, W.Va. Hare Krishna community reflects on its relationship to land
The religious community needed the money from signing gas leases, but it’s a decision that still divides people today.