Appalachia (United States)

Type: City
Name: Appalachia (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.906799
Longitude: -82.781799
population: 1,704
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Feeding America’s Children: Food Insecurity and Poverty

« Previous|September 15, 2014 1:52pmIn 2012, over one in five U.S. children lived in households that were food insecure, defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as “a household-level economic and social condition of limited access to food.” The ... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 15 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 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Best-selling Christian author to visit Marietta and Woodstock

Wingate’s newest novel, The Story Keeper, was released for sale on Sept. 1.Special to the Cherokee TribuneBest-selling Christian author Lisa Wingate will visit Book Exchange in Marietta on Sept. 15 and FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock on Sept. 16. ... [Published Cherokee Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Decade since Lourdes nursing school closed

THIS MONTH, 10 years ago, the School of Nursing at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, like the other hospital nursing schools around the country, closed.It was decided that training should become college-based, rather than taking place in a hospital envir ... [Published Drogheda Independent - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Entrepreneurial Idealism

Juliana Schneider'15By MaryAlice Bitts-JacksonThere's a strongstreak of idealism in biology major Juliana Schneider '15, and an entrepreneurial spirit that transforms her good intentions into good deeds. At age 16, she responded to the historic earthquake ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rogers Announces $72,000 for London-Corbin Airport

U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers (KY-05) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded funds for improvements at the London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field in Laurel County. The $72,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant will remove ... [Published Congressman Hal Rogers - Sep 12 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 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Patriot Coal announces more mine layoffs

BOONE COUNTY — A 60-day WARN notice, dated Sept. 9, has been issued to Patriot Coal Corp. employees in Boone County.According to a Patriot Coal Corp. press release, Patriot Coal Corp. issued WARN Act notices at the Corridor G mining complex located near ... [Published Coal Valley News - 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]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Storm Gathers for North American Birds

The numbers are stark: Of the 588 species Audubon studied, 314 are likely to find themselves in dire straits by 2080. Unless, that is, the oil boomers in the Bakken—and everyone else—start to consider the future. Unless we begin to reduce the severity ... [Published National Audobon Society - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

LMU jumps 13 spots, now ranked No. 53

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The national publication U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings on Tuesday, and Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) was featured in a new section entitled The Payback Picture, which examined loan data for students ... [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bio Revolution America produces Biofuel in purest form

On August 3rd, Bio Revolution America initiated a 45 day Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to fund their activities in Appalachia.Their company has helped the technology development that extracts bio oil and by products from plants without using any ch ... [Published Greentech Lead - Aug 30 2014]

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Country up-and-comer Dustin Lynch stands up for... [Published Lebanon Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
Redefining the rules for protecting the nation'... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 14 2014]
House candidates mostly agree on ‘war on coal' [Published State Journal - Sep 14 2014]
Ex-cops screening patients at pain pill clinics [Published Charleston Gazette - Sep 14 2014]
Arch CEO: power plant retirements ‘bad business... [Published State Journal - Sep 13 2014]
Best-selling Christian author to visit Marietta... [Published Cherokee Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
Decade since Lourdes nursing school closed [Published Drogheda Independent - Sep 13 2014]
Entrepreneurial Idealism [Published Individual.com - Sep 13 2014]
Rogers Announces $72,000 for London-Corbin Airport [Published Congressman Hal Rogers - Sep 12 2014]
Rogers Announces $80,000 Grant for Tucker-Guthr... [Published Congressman Hal Rogers - Sep 12 2014]
Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee v... [Published Citizen Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Parish pump Hailsham - September 12, 2014 [Published Sussex Express - Sep 12 2014]
Patriot Coal announces more mine layoffs [Published Coal Valley News - Sep 12 2014]
Clean-Air Rules Revive Demand for Dirty Coal [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 11 2014]
On Tangier, a Disappearing Island [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
Jackie Evancho coming to Pittsburgh [Published Weirton Daily Times - Sep 11 2014]
Federal Eye: What is an ‘illegal tax protester,... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
CONNOLLY: Carbon clarity [Published Individual.com - Sep 11 2014]
Back to school: West schools underwent many cha... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
A Storm Gathers for North American Birds [Published National Audobon Society - Sep 11 2014]
LMU jumps 13 spots, now ranked No. 53 [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
What It's Like To Live On An Island That's Disa... [Published Business Insider - Sep 10 2014]
Mountain Music Festival Coming To Louisville, K... [Published Music Industry News Network - Sep 10 2014]
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Forgotten Kentucky Mine Throws Off Struggling C... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - Aug 29 2014]
Patrick Semansky/Associated Press Kentucky miners who were digging for coal late last year hit an unwelcome surprise: Someone else beat them to it. U.S. Coal Corp. workers who began scraping off the surface of some eastern Kentucky land quickly realized ...
Fracking's impact on wildlife remains unknown, ... [Published Energy and energy security - Aug 16 2014]
A decade into North America’s fracking boom, the impact on wildlife and the environment remains largely unknown, according to a new study. “We’re conducting a giant experiment without even collecting the important data on the water, air, land or wildlife ...
Teaching a humongous foundation to listen to sm... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 11 2014]
These days, Sam Dryden speaks in a soft whisper. When I met him for breakfast in the restaurant at the Seattle Four Seasons, I had to lean close to hear. Then I stopped my recorder and listened back, to make sure it was audible over the jazz standards ...
Peabody's Improbable History [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 10 2014]
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C. Amidst hundreds of supporters of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan at the Environmental Protection Agency’s hearings last month, a few highly-paid company men ...
Will fracking in the Gulf of Mexico lead to the... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 08 2014]
If you read the financial papers, you may be aware that the Gulf of Mexico is looking like a giant, underwater piggybank . New  advances in seismic technology , and more powerful equipment developed for fracking operations, have turned oil fields ...
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