Medicaid is undergoing a major review to determine the eligibility of millions, but not everyone is getting the notice. For this Us & Them, we look at changes to a health care safety net program that serves more than 90 million low-income Americans.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Chris Williamson, the assistant secretary for Mine Safety and Health at the U.S. Department of Labor, says participation in the Part 90 program is up 750 percent.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A Kentucky coal company has been found in contempt for failing to submit court-ordered plans to clean up two polluted West Virginia mine sites.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A 3,000-acre solar energy farm is planned on a former coal mining site in southern West Virginia, project officials said.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Over the past 50 in West Virginia, jobs in coal mining have declined by 66 percent -- and experts don’t predict a comeback. But we’re not alone -- other industrial places around the world face similar dilemmas. As the last story in West Virginia Public Broadcasting's series about the state of coal in West Virginia, Roxy Todd spoke with some of the people who live in those places, to find out where we may be headed. She started in Germany 50 years ago - when coal executives and political leaders were forced to make tough decisions when it came to the future of coal, and their home.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the largest armed uprising in America since the Civil War, and a major event in West Virginia history: the Battle of Blair Mountain. The battle came in 1921, several months after the Matewan Massacre, a shootout that’s also been imm...Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On March 11, 1939, the West Virginia Legislature passed the state’s first law regulating surface mining. Once referred to as strip mining, surface mining…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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