Strip-mining destroyed the landscape of central Ohio--and the lungs of many workers. What will it take to build a healthier future?
Stories of Rust Belt workers--their lives, histories, memories, and resistance.
"Each time I come back home / something else has burned."
The coal industry continues to decline. Natural gas isn’t bringing the prosperity it promised. And now the pandemic has wrecked the state’s economy.
What the petrochemical buildout along the Ohio River means for communities in the region and beyond.
West Virginians hope elk restoration can help post-mining ecology and local economies recover.
"In early morning the tributaries / at Pittsburgh meld, then flow on / for centuries"