Many rural jails and prisons face environmental pollution and flooding, but they aren’t often considered in emergency planning.
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.
In an industry benefiting white farmers, Tierra Fértil roots a growing Latino community in Henderson County, N.C.
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.
‘Treated as expendable’: Migrant farmworkers fall through gaps in the rural South’s patchwork health system
The health care system and workplace safety regulations weren’t set up to help the people who harvest our food. The pandemic has only deepened the problem.
Emails show the utility could be leveraging the solar array to keep an electric cooperative locked in a long-term power agreement.
‘There’s going to be something better for him’: Former Blackjewel miners reflect on changes in coal country
A chaotic coal company bankruptcy last year left a father and son out of work. Months later, they say getting out of the industry was a blessing.