As climate change leads to more intense flooding, communities will need to make crucial — and creative — investments to protect themselves.
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.
Coal communities in Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia are struggling to support basic civic services as coal disappears. Federal funding to boost local economies and jobs is closer than ever before.
The winter storm revealed the fragility of rural and urban water systems. Biden’s new infrastructure plan could help improve them — but it’s only a start.
Many migrant workers and their families rely on the Migrant Education Program to help students access school work. The pandemic has made it even more challenging.
The president promised to create a task force on how best to help the communities. Advocates want that and new jobs, broadband internet and funding for health and education.
The Biden administration promises to clean up mine land and create jobs in Appalachia. Here are some steps it can take.
A new administration brings potential to address Appalachia’s economic and environmental issues on a wider scale.