A coalition of energy, petrochemical and steel companies announced on February 3 the formation of an alliance to develop a low-carbon and hydrogen industrial hub in the Appalachian region, specifically in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The group plans to
The fracking boom is over. Where did all the jobs go?
Card – MIT Technology Review – 7/1/21
New study highlights risks for future gas development in Appalachia
Further natural gas extraction in Appalachia is unlikely to be profitable as the US energy system undergoes rapid decarbonization, according to a report from the Ohio River Valley Institute (ORVI), an independent think tank located in Johnstown, PA. Risks for
Appalachia’s top natural gas-producing counties falling further behind economically, report says
Card – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 2/10/21 Related: ORVI REPORT – Appalachia’s Natural Gas Counties: How dreams of jobs and prosperity turned into almost nothing
Living with natural gas pipelines: Appalachian landowners describe fear, anxiety and loss
Card – The Conversation – 2/3/21
The Biden administration promises to clean up mine land and create jobs in Appalachia. Here are some steps it can take.
Card – Southerly – 1/19/21
Appalachian coal mine reclamation bonding issues highlighted in new report
Card – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 1/14/21
EQT bids for Chevron U.S. shale-gas assets in Appalachia – sources
Card – Reuters – 9/16/20
“Reimagine Appalachia” Seeks a New Economy and Environment for Region
In recent months, a new coalition has been created that seeks to find common ground and build “a 21st century economy that’s good for workers, communities, and the environment” in Appalachia, particularly that part of the broader region that encompasses
New Study Says Landslides Are a Serious Threat to the ACP
The routes of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), as well as the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), pass through the most landslide-prone landscape in the United States, according to a new study released June 11 by the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA).