Virginia landfill ordered to close, but air pollution is still making people sick
Bristol, Va. must plan for the site’s permanent closure and follow an expert panel’s suggested improvements. Community members have demanded some of them for months.
Why we created a landfill guide for Bristol residents
Our community partners are distributing this brochure to inform more residents about the harmful gases leaking from a landfill in Virginia.
Air pollution from a Virginia landfill is making residents sick. Officials won’t call it an emergency.
A chemical reaction taking place below the landfill’s surface is emitting harmful gases.
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.
Southerners who can’t afford bills could have power disconnected in the heat of summer
Hundreds of thousands of people in the South are behind on their electric payments, just as unemployment benefits expire and states shut down again to stop COVID-19 from spreading.