Alternative Energy

Meet the Virginia Conservationist Trying to Turn Old Coalfields Into Solar Farms

Brad Kreps directs the Nature Conservancy’s Clinch Valley Program, which is working to make the vision of developing solar energy projects on former coalfields a reality in central Appalachia. Chatter about the potential of covering played-out coalfields in central Appalachia with solar arrays has simmered for years. Progress on the […]

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Settlement Reached Over Proposed Ohio Cracker Plant Air Permit

This article was originally published by Ohio Valley ReSource. Environmental groups have reached a settlement agreement with a petrochemical company in Ohio to beef up air pollution controls at a proposed petrochemical plant along the Ohio River. Thailand-based PTT Global Chemical America and South Korea-based Daelim Industrial Co. have proposed building a […]

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