Wood pellet manufacturing plants have underreported emissions at plants throughout the South, which are most often in Black and low-income communities.
Southern communities have some of the highest levels of food insecurity, and it’s been worsening during the pandemic. Churches often fill in the gaps.
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.
Community leaders, lawyers, and advocates throughout the region discuss what they see as the most urgent economic, environmental, and racial justice issues to tackle in the new administration.
This project with the Society of Environmental Journalists is designed to help journalists cover the impacts of climate change in their region.
A photographer and writer visit some of the hardest-to-reach corners of the Atchafalaya Basin.
UF is just one of many public universities in Southern states that use prison labor in agricultural programs and on other parts of campus, or rely on products made by incarcerated people. Students and activists have pressured universities and companies to end these programs for years, but data on how public universities use prison labor is scarce.