POWER+ Plan for Appalachian Renewal

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.

Wales To Appalachia – Use Opportunity For New Beginning

Folks from throughout the region came to Appalshop on Oct. 7 to listen to stories about economic renewal in the Welsh coalfields, and to talk together about what it will take to rebuild the Appalachian economy. Education and re-training, environmental reclamation, and increased investment by local and national partners were common themes. Dr. Helen Lewis, […]