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Appalachia’s New Energy Interns

April 22, 2019

This edition of Making Connections News features three interviews that David Butler, host of the Clean Power Planet podcast, did with folks from the...

Hopes Rise With New RECLAIM Act

April 12, 2019

Over the past 6 years residents of coal-impacted communities and supporters across the country have urged Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, which would...

Tapping Into Tradition

March 28, 2019

Could maple syrup become an income generating crop in the hills of Appalachia? Seth Long, who operates a small farm in Letcher County, KY,...

KVEC Proposes a Region’s Way Forward

February 21, 2019

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Executive Director Jeff Hawkins and staff members Dessie Bowling and Bernadette Carpenter describe proposals put forward by KVEC school districts...

Reclaiming Appalachia

January 18, 2019

Many Voices, Many Solutions: Innovative Mine Reclamation in Central Appalachia is a new report that highlights 20 projects across five Appalachian states that would create...

Mountain Women Mean Business

January 11, 2019

This past November over 100 people, most of them women from throughout central Appalachia, came together in downtown Harlan, KY, for “Mountain Women Mean...

Fighting to Save the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund

December 20, 2018

Citizens from six states traveled to Washington D.C. in late November 2018, to urge their legislators to uphold the fees supporting the Black Lung...

Shading Out Solar in Ohio Valley

December 4, 2018

In Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio, weak or nonexistent state policies make it harder for residents and businesses to afford to install a solar...

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