Repairing the Damage from Orphan Wells and Abandoned Mine Lands

For more than 150 years, Appalachia has provided the cheap energy that has powered the nation’s industrial growth and helped construct the middle class. But Appalachian communities did not fuel our nation’s prosperity without a cost – thousands of environmental hazards, remnants of our region’s legacy of extractive industries, burden our land. Abandoned mine sites … Continue reading Repairing the Damage from Orphan Wells and Abandoned Mine Lands