Gerry Roll, Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, calls for “disaster relief,” investment to enable central Appalachia to recover and rebuild from an economic storm.
Kendall Bilbrey and Eric Dixon speak about their new research report on the Abandoned Mine Lands Program, which includes input from a broad range of stakeholders across the Appalachian region. The report analyzes the history and impact of the AML Program and identifies potential improvements that could provide jobs and other economic benefits in the […]
President Obama’s 2016 budget includes significant funds for economic renewal in Central Appalachia. The POWER+ Plan calls for investing in coal communities, workers and technology. Eric Dixon, Dee Davis, and Jason Bailey comment on the possible impact in the region.
East KY lawyer Evan Smith calls for freeing up funds, like AML Fund, and investing in coalfield communities that have contributed much to the nation.