Appalachia (United States)

Type: City
Name: Appalachia (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.906799
Longitude: -82.781799
population: 1,704
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The Tweeting Nuns

NORFOLK, Neb. (KMTV)- A group of more than twenty nuns are taking their mission online, posting online and on social media.For almost 130 years, the Missionary Benedictine Sisters have served the Church around the world. It was their congregation's vocation ... [Published KMTV - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Deep Well Services Contributes to Landmark Utica Well

- Sep. 29, 2014 - ZELIENOPLE, Pa. -- Oilfield service company Deep Well Services (DWS) performed the completion drill out and production tubing installation on the Stewart Winland pad, the biggest well in the Utica play so far ─ one that may prove to ... [Published Prlog - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Solutions for climate cleanup must be rooted in reality

The debate about global warming and its potential effects is far from settled, but we should all demand companies and governments act responsibly and do all they can to rein in pollutants.But the U.N. Climate Summit that took place this week in New York ... [Published State Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

“Wayfaring Strangers”: A guide to a musical journey across the Atlantic to Appalachia

Bound for new settlements in the United States, Scots-Irish immigrants in the 18th and 19th centuries crossed a fearsome Atlantic Ocean, sometimes called by its ancient name: the Sea of Green Darkness. This world was a place of great beauty and greater ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Black lung is back with a vengeance

That black lung was making a comeback among coal miners has been known for a while. What’s shocking and disturbing are newly published findings about the severity of the resurgent disease in eastern Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia.The prevalence ... [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Global hunger calls for action

(Photo credit Hugo.arg & Viktorija O. via Wikimedia Commons)USA (GHR/MNN) — It’s that time of year again in the United States: nights are getting chillier, and moms nationwide are starting to plan the big Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts. It’s also when ... [Published Mission Network News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Center for Sustainable Shale Development Certifies Chevron Appalachia as First Company to Complete Air & Water Evaluation and Verification Process

"The awarding of certification recognizes hundreds of hours of diligent and careful work on the part of many at Chevron, but also, countless others from environmental organizations, philanthropic foundations and other energy companies who dedicated so ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Water service to improve for Uhrichsville homes, businesses

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Cleveland) announced Thursday that $250,000 in new federal funds will be allocated to support the Twin City Water and Sewer District — Transmission Main project.The funds were awarded by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) ... [Published New Philadelphia Times-Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

The U.S. Is Losing a Generation to Poverty

Posted Thursday, September 18th 2014 @ 1pm  by Monica PottsListen to 24/7 News: News Update on iHeartRadioWhen we devised the formula we use to determine poverty in the United States, it was 1964. President Lyndon Johnson had just taken a tour of communities ... [Published WJNO - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Arch CEO: power plant retirements ‘bad business, bad policy'

By JIM ROSSFor The State JournalInternational markets are the growth opportunity for U.S.-based coal companies as Environmental Protection Agency regulations cut back the use of coal in power plants, the CEO of Arch Coal said at a recent conference.While ... [Published State Journal - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee visits M.A.T.S.

at 12:21 pmFrom left, M.A.T.S. Executive Director Gary Brewster welcomes Bishop George Young of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee and members of the Episcopal Appalachian Ministries Resource Team, Brenda McNenny, Ann Brumback, Cindy Coe, Ann VanDreumel ... [Published Citizen Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Clean-Air Rules Revive Demand for Dirty Coal

The dirtiest coal in the U.S. is becoming popular again. Now that more of their power plants can remove toxins such as sulfur dioxide (SO2 ), utilities are buying coal with the highest levels of pollutants after abandoning it decades ago in favor of cleaner-burning ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 11 2014]

Quotes

"Who would have guessed this group of nuns in the Midwest would be reaching the world 140 characters at a time," said Prioress Sister Pia Portmann. "Some have started referring to us as the "Tweeting nuns". The Norfolk Priory's redesigned website includes a devotional blog and other reading resources, as well as a "virtual chapel" with meditative music, a view of their altar and "virtual candles" for offering prayer intentions."
"We are the only company headquartered in the region that is prepared to perform work on those high-pressure Utica wells," Sabo says. "Our talent pool is more experienced, and our equipment is strategically set up for this type of work."
"Modern technology has the power to improve patient care, increase efficiency, and reduce costs," said Congressman Delaney . "One of our primary goals should be getting patients connected to doctors; that's fundamental. This federal grant to increase telehealth programs is good news for Washington County, especially for chronically ill patients and those who live in remote areas."
"We continue the barbershop tradition by singing for patients at area hospitals and rest homes. The chorus also sings for private parties, banquets, senior groups and special events throughout our area. Our aim is to put a song in every heart, a remembered melody in every mind and a smile on every face" she continued

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