Petrochemical Dreams Are Collapsing in Appalachia

Petrochemical Dreams Are Collapsing in Appalachia

  The oil and gas industry’s dream of a petrochemical cluster in Appalachia is collapsing. Years ago, oil and gas boosters claimed that fracking in Appalachia could generate a new petrochemical corridor in the Ohio River Valley, bringing more than 100,000 new...
Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Aren’t Worth the Hype

Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Aren’t Worth the Hype

  Hydrogen made from methane and carbon capture are wildly expensive technologies that would raise taxes and electricity rates and boost costs for Ohio River Valley families. These technologies wouldn’t create many permanent jobs and would prolong drilling...
Bitcoin Mining Breathes Life into Zombie Coal Plants

Bitcoin Mining Breathes Life into Zombie Coal Plants

  Bitcoin is on the verge of going mainstream, with some companies — and even countries — recognizing the cryptocurrency as legal tender. The market cap of Bitcoin now surpasses both Facebook and Tesla, and it also recently became the 13th largest currency in the...