Tag: Environment

From Flooding to Fires: Appalachia’s Recreation Industry Faces Climate Change Challenges

The impacts of climate change are steadily and exponentially being felt here in Appalachia just as they have across the globe, and environmental activists, scientists and outdoor enthusiasts alike find themselves in a race to counter the climate curve in the region.  The discussions in some communities, however, have shifted […]

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Red Terry traces the path of the pipeline on Poor Mountain and beyond in Appalachia, a stretch that includes the water supply for the nearby city of Roanoke. Credit: Elizabeth McGowan

For Tree-sitter, No Hiding from Heartbreak of Deal to Greenlight Mountain Valley Pipeline

BENT MOUNTAIN, Va. — Theresa “Red” Terry never wanted shades on the windows of her white clapboard farmhouse perched on the side of 2,600-foot Bent Mountain. Such coverings, she insisted, would only mar the 360-degree view of nature’s bounty she so relished. “Every window I looked out, all I could […]

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