The state’s coastal restoration plan is funded mostly by oil spill settlements—not royalties from offshore drilling.
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.
The state’s unwavering support of the oil, gas, and chemical industries has made it difficult to reduce emissions, fund coastal restoration, or address extreme weather.
Nearly half of known Gulf of Mexico worker fatalities didn’t fit the agency’s reporting criteria.
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.
Without advance warning about the true scale of power outages and the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning, local officials say they were caught off guard, leaving residents to fend for themselves.