Vaccines, Jobs, Environmental Clean Up

Listen in as East Kentuckians dealing with diabetes and prediabetes describe the benefits of getting the COVID-19 vaccine; White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy talks about President Biden’s plans for investment in coal-dependent communities; and two newly-released studies show how Appalachia can tackle the climate crisis while creating thousands of local jobs by capping orphan gas wells and cleaning up abandoned mine lands. And finally, a story from Letcher County, Kentucky, where some residents are fearful of increased landslides and flooding from mine damaged lands.

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