Nonprofits and volunteers are working to preserve African American cultural and historic sites vulnerable to flooding and other environmental threats.
Oyster aquaculture could support Gulf Coast’s struggling seafood industry, but warming waters and pollution may slow its success.
Blackjewel left coal miners without pay. Now it might leave Appalachia thousands of acres of land to clean up.
The bankruptcy could signal a new environmental and economic crisis in central Appalachia, where many coal companies have failed to reclaim former mine sites.
Landowners say Bayou Bridge Pipeline developers have abused a government power to take property, and offered little compensation in return.
It was one of the worst “stump dump” fires in modern U.S. history — but local agencies and companies skirted responsibility to put it out.
With little research available about historic pollution’s effects on health outcomes, families are left with fragmented data points and unexplained diagnoses.
Local journalists, officials, and community leaders will discuss the media, the issues important to you, and the future of Appalachia.