Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a public hearing Thursday to discuss the findings of a final report on ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On a recent hot, August weekend, about a dozen citizens spent three days along the route of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Armed with cameras, smartphones…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is holding a public meeting Tuesday to collect and share information about the revision of human…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A public meeting to gather additional information that may affect an embattled regulation to limit pollution discharged into the state’s rivers and…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation is accepting applications for a portion of $25…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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