Appalachia’s Strip-Mined Mount...

Nov 22, 2019 by

A new analysis of satellite images shows how the area of West Virginia with the most strip-mine damage is also the most susceptible to increased stream flow.

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Court to Big Fracking Company:...

Jun 6, 2019 by

In a key property rights decision, two West Virginia residents scored a rare victory from the state Supreme Court.

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A Supreme Court Impeachment Fi...

Oct 31, 2018 by

A decade ago, West Virginia foreshadowed the influence that money and politics have come to have on state judiciaries. Now, it may warn of a worrying new trend.

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Appalachia’s $84 Billion Secre...

Jun 27, 2018 by

[Translate] Natalie Stickel    BLUERIDGE.COM China and the U.S. are planning a massive petrochemical hub in West Virginia. The...

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Teachers Deserve a Raise—Here’...

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[Translate] Labor Huge tax cuts for energy corporations have left state school budgets broke. By Negin Owliaei / OtherWords WV School...

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Millions consumed potentially ...

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[Translate]   WOLFFORTH, Texas – As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the...

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Citizens Begin Reclaiming Coal...

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[Translate]   By Emma Eisenberg, YES! Magazine Kayford Mountain, destroyed by mountaintop removal mining. West Virginia native Larry...

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CONVICTED COAL BARON: ‘I...

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[Translate] Kiley Kroh Senior Editor at ThinkProgress. Former Massey CEO Don Blankenship releases a 67-page booklet from...

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THE MAJORITY OF WEST VIRGINIA ...

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[Translate]   by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Justin Michaels/The Weather Channel Flooding in White Sulfur Springs, WV....

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PORTLAND BANS CLIMATE-DENYING ...

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[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: shutterstock   Climate education in Oregon just took a big step forward. Last...

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Should You Be Worried About PF...

May 9, 2016 by

[Translate] Perfluorooctanoic acid, a chemical linked to cancer and thyroid disease, has been detected in drinking water across...

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PREVENTING THE NEXT FLINT WITH...

Apr 26, 2016 by

[Translate] How do we know the water flowing from our taps is safe and free from contaminants? For the most part, we trust that...

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AS FRACKING CHEMICALS REACH A ...

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[Translate] CREDIT: Bill Dickinson/Flickr View of the New River bridge in Fayette County, West Virginia. A tributary of the New River...

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EXCUSE ME — DO YOU KNOW ...

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[Translate]   Appalachian landscape in southeastern Ohio. MeganRae / Flickr By Eve Andrews   GRIST Appalachia. Appalachia....

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11 Terrible Right-Wing Laws an...

Mar 19, 2016 by

[Translate]   Tea Party and the Right It can happen to your town too. By Alex Henderson / AlterNet   Mary Fallin, Governor of...

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WEST VIRGINIA VOTES TO BLOCK S...

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[Translate] THIS FROM THE COAL MINE STATE AND THE PEOPLE WHO SUFFERED THE MOST – UNBELIEVABLE   CCD by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE...

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MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL COUNTRY...

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[Translate] Grist / Amelia Bates Climate on the Mind Climate on the Mind: A Series By Clayton Aldern … The mind fights the body and...

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POWERING APPALACHIA’S BR...

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[Translate]   By Susanna Hegner, Southern Currents | News Analysis Coalfield communities are getting a much-needed jolt. On October...

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KOCH BROTHERS CLAIM ANOTHER ST...

May 18, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment They have succeeded in repealing environmental standards in Ohio, West Virginia and now, Kansas By Anastasia...

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America is literally on fire: ...

Mar 10, 2015 by

[Translate] Disasters are raging with such force and regularity that firefighters have to give up. Welcome to the new reality David...

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