Local organizations join hands to help people who lost homes during flooding in four hardest hit counties in southeast Kentucky.
‘Your place is still with us’: Q&A with Appalachian nonprofit leader about flooding impacts
Nearly 14,000 homes in eastern Kentucky reported some damage from flooding this summer. Led by Gerry Roll, the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky is stepping up and thinking long-term.
Virginia landfill ordered to close, but air pollution is still making people sick
Bristol, Va. must plan for the site’s permanent closure and follow an expert panel’s suggested improvements. Community members have demanded some of them for months.
How the infrastructure package could impact Appalachians living with failing water systems
It’s been called a ‘once in a generation’ investment in water infrastructure. But the need still far exceeds it.
Air pollution from a Virginia landfill is making residents sick. Officials won’t call it an emergency.
A chemical reaction taking place below the landfill’s surface is emitting harmful gases.
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.
Steel-making coal upturn brings new mine, old problems to WV community
Some Raleigh County residents don’t want to kill coal — they just want regulators to force the mine next door to stop making them miserable.