Near-abandoned coal town struggles to ... - Daily Mail Online
It was the 'Cadillac' of coal mining towns in its heyday. Unlike other coal mining towns at the time, Lynch, Kentucky had beautiful public buildings, paved streets, a sewage system – a rarity for the time – plenty of recreation and some of the best health care in Southeast Kentucky.read more
November always gets me the worst. It's wandering season's last-gasp clearance sale, Everything Must Go, before winter consumes this latitude in her vindictive clutches.read more
Opinions. JOSEPH LASSITER, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL: Why Private Investors Must Fund 'New Nuclear' Power Right Now. ZEROHEDGE, OIL PRICE: Is The US Government Doing Enough To Protect Power Grids?read more
Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People | The American Conservative
I wrote last week about the new nonfiction book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance, the Yale Law School graduate who grew up in the poverty and chaos of an Appread more
The Most Scenic Drive in All 50 States - Yahoo
Sep 13, 2015 · Credit: Flickr/Michael McDonough West Virginia: State Route 16 West Virginia's hilly terrain isn't just pretty to look at, it had a huge effect on our nation's prosperity as a coal-mining region.read more
The Mine Wars | American Experience | Official Site | PBS
At the dawn of the 20th century, coal was the fuel that powered the nation. Yet few Americans thought much about the men who blasted the black rock from underground and hauled it to the surface. The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia ...read more
Coal country knows Trump can't save it : RenewEconomy
Clean energy cannot replace all lost mining jobs. While the transition to renewables will likely create more jobs than it eliminates — solar installer and wind turbine technician are the fastest-growing jobs in the country — those jobs will not be concentrated in Appalachia, meaning that if communities in coal country want to survive, they ...read more
In this small Kentucky town, they aren't waiting on ...
Dec 13, 2017 · Residents of Beattyville, Kentucky, voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump a year ago because he promised them jobs and renewed prosperity. One year later, not much has changed.read more
Scrip - Coal Company Tokens | Company Store Scrip
Coal Companies used tokens or scrip to pay wages to miners. Scrip could only be used at the Company Store. Scrip came in paper, fiber, and various metals.read more
Tesla big battery outsmarts lumbering coal units after Loy ...
Tesla big battery steps in after big Loy Yang coal unit trips, and arrests and reverses a dramatic fall in frequency - before the contracted coal unit had time to respond.read more
Politics - ABC News
Get up to the minute breaking political news and in-depth analysis on ABCNews.com.read more
The Western Maryland Railway - American-Rails.com
The Western Maryland Railway, affectionately known as the Wild Mary, was a truly fascinating carrier; condensed within a network of just 800+ miles one could witness time freights, slow coal drags, backwoods locals, and even Shay geared locomotives!read more
A huge coal miners' pension plan is on the brink of failure ...
Apr 04, 2018 · A huge coal miners' pension plan is on the brink of failure. One senator is blocking a fix.read more
ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS WITH COAL, OIL, AND GAS
Over the past quarter century, we have come to realize that there is more to life than material goods and services, that "some of the best things in life are free."read more
RFK's visit to Appalachia, 50 years later: How Kennedy ...
Feb 11, 2018 · RFK's visit to Appalachia, 50 years later: How Kennedy country became Trump country. People in the mountains of eastern Kentuckians who were Kennedy Democrats when RFK visited in 1968 are now Trump Republicansread more
Appalachia - Wikipedia
Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l æ tʃ ə, - ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York to northern Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia.read more
coalcampusa.com - APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS
Culture and images from Appalachia's coalfields. A Scrapbook of Appalachian Coal Towns. Online since 2001. as seen in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazetteread more
WVDEP News and Announcements - dep.wv.gov
The pipelines that are the focus of the webpage are the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Mountain Valley Pipeline, the Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline, and the Rover Pipeline.read more
Owsley County, Kentucky - Wikipedia
Owsley County is a county located in the Eastern Coalfield region of the U.S. state of Kentucky.As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,755, making it the second-least populous county in Kentucky.read more
Geography of Poverty South | msnbc
Cancer Alley: Big Industry, Big Problems Clusters of poverty and sickness shadow America's industrial Southread more
Coal's Decline Seems Impervious to Trump's Promises - The New ...
Jan 23, 2018 · The most successful mines these days, particularly here in Appalachia, produce metallurgical coal for steel making in the United States and abroad. 4 West produces only thermal coal for a nearby power plant, which will now rely on other local mines.read more
Energy Trend Tracker - Resource Media
Energy Trend Tracker has moved! Click here to visit the new site. Recent developments and data that help track the trends on coal and renewable energy. "Every time global wind power doubles, there's a 19% drop in cost, and every time solar power doubles, costs fall 24%."read more
JSTOR: Viewing Subject: History
JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.read more
Free mountains Essays and Papers - Free Essays, Term Papers ...
Free mountains papers, essays, and research papers. These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.read more
Ghost Towns on the Cumberland Plateau - Appalachian History
Ghost towns? Gold rush settlements of the Old West, right? But Appalachia has her own version of ghost towns, and they are plentiful.read more