Coal Production Drop Off Leaves Behind Unreclaimed Mine Lands

Coal has been “king” for most of the last century in West Virginia and central Appalachia, but in recent years, global market forces, governmental regulations and alternative energy sources like natural gas have reduced its dominance.

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Meet A Special Fungi That Help Plants Grow On Former Mining Land

Thousands of people have found themselves working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Of course, essential workers don’t have that luxury. But…

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Mountain Air: Youth Help Identify Causes Of Ohio Valley’s High Lung Disease Rates

Isabella Back, 18, pulls her jacket tight around herself as she crosses the gravel driveway. “So we’re going about 10 feet from my house to my dad’s…

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