Op-Ed: WV can't waste chance to attract young people
Alex Weld of Generation West Virginia shares perspective on the opportunity for West Virginia to attract new residents now.
New State Commission To Connect Federal Dollars With Coalfield Communities
A new bill in West Virginia will leverage federal infrastructure invesments to support grant writing and matching funds requirements for local communities.
Feds: We’ll find 'right fit’ for Wyoming coal community grant proposals
Wyoming communities bracing for coal production downturns and coal-fired power plant closures will receive support from assorted federal “revitalization” grant programs, despite being shut out of the initial round of funding in December, according to the leader of President Joe Biden’s coal communities effort.
Federal funding highlights need for coal communities like Price to evolve
Federal abandoned mine lands investments in Utah have communities thinking of how to create sustainable developlment and leverage their unique assets amid coal closures.
Economic development leaders plan to build more resilient communities across southern W.Va.
Seeking federal funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the Appalachian Climate Technologies Coalition launched last month in Huntington to spur economic development and build more resilient communities across southern W.Va.
A Flood of Climate Aid is Coming from Washington. Will Those who Need it Miss Out?
Advocates for communities seeking a piece of the hundreds of billions of dollars in new assistance worry that the process may be "too weighty, too heavy and too full of bureaucracy."
House Creates Committee to Revitalize West Virginia's Coal Communities
West Virginia delegates created a new committee to develop policy recommendations intended to revitalize the state’s communities left reeling by the coal industry’s decline.
Decline of U.S. Coal Pressures Banks at the Core of Community Economies
Communities devastated by the collapse of U.S. coal production are also losing their bank branches, removing a catalyst for economic transition when it is most needed.
Colorado Coal Town Grapples With Future As Power Plant Shuts Down
After decades of relying on coal for their workforce, tax base and way of life, towns face uncertain futures as new state and national legislation forces the retirement of fossil fuels because of the worsening effects of human-caused climate change.