Fifteen US states have petitioned a federal court to block new rules by President Barack Obama's administration to encourage clean power and cut harmful carbon emissions from power plants.
A new study provides guidance to health officials and drinking water providers on how to decontaminate plumbing systems.
The campaign to stop President Barack Obama's sweeping emissions limits on power plants began taking shape Wednesday, as 16 states asked the government to put the rules on hold while a Senate panel moved to block them.
Three new studies suggest that when communities are hit with disasters that contaminate drinking water the official decision-making and response often lack scientific basis.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list species of Appalachian crayfish as endangered, with potential consequences for the struggling eastern Kentucky mining industry.
Public health adversely affected when federal officials overlooked inhalation risk during West Virginia chemical spill
West Virginians suffered adverse health effects inside their homes after following plumbing-system flushing directions in response to a chemical spill last January, and these recommendations failed to consider the dangers ...
Will the eastern hemlock—a tree that has been around for 10,000 years, often lives 300 years, and can live as long as 800 years—be wiped out by an invasive cousin of the aphid known as the hemlock woolly adelgid?
The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail.
(Phys.org) —A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying open and developed areas. ...
(Phys.org) —Two of West Virginia's premier research institutions, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Green Bank and West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown, have inaugurated a new super high-speed broadband ...