West Virginia

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Blackjewel still hasn’t paid many of its coalminers three years on
Blackjewel agreed to cover its coalminers’ back wages, but many of them have yet to receive any funds three years after the company filed for bankruptcy

Michael Sainato

21, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Is it bourgeois to like ‘good food?’ I went looking for answers
I grew up working class and often ask myself: does what we eat define us? In West Virginia, a supper club is asking the same question

Poppy Noor

09, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s a deal with the devil’: outrage in Appalachia over Manchin’s ‘vile’ pipeline plan
The fossil-fuel friendly senator has resurrected the Mountain Valley pipeline, leaving residents with a bitter pill to swallow

Nina Lakhani in Monroe county, West Virginia and Oliver Milman in New York

26, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Joe Manchin hails expansive bill he finally agrees to as ‘great for America’
Rewritten $739bn bill, now called the Inflation Reduction Act, that tackles US debt and the climate crisis could pass Senate this week

Joanna Walters and Edward Helmore in New York

31, Jul, 2022 @6:39 PM

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‘What about my life?’ West Virginia girl, 12, speaks out against anti-abortion bill
Plea by Addison Gardner during public hearing against bill that would prohibit procedure in nearly all cases goes viral

Maya Yang

30, Jul, 2022 @1:38 AM

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‘A moral imperative’: how southern ministers are trying to change minds about the climate crisis
Faith leaders in the skeptical south are working to persuade their congregations that climate action is a Christian duty

Emily Cataneo

26, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘A modern-day villain’: Joe Manchin condemned for killing US climate action
The West Virginia senator, a fossil-fuel millionaire, has refused to support any spending to curb the climate crisis

Oliver Milman in New York

15, Jul, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Virginia: all missing people accounted for following severe flash-flooding
Authorities initially reported 44 people missing following heavy rainfall and winds, but now have declared all were found safe

Coral Murphy Marcos

14, Jul, 2022 @4:36 PM

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‘Condemning everyone alive’: outrage at US supreme court climate ruling
Limiting the Environmental Protection Agency at a time when fossil fuel emissions need to be curbed is ‘devastating’

Ayurella Horn-Muller

30, Jun, 2022 @7:19 PM

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US supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions
Court sides with Republican states as ruling represents landmark moment in rightwing effort to dismantle ‘regulatory state’

Oliver Milman in New York

30, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Six die in vintage helicopter crash in West Virginia
Accident involving Bell UH-1B ‘Huey’ used in Hollywood films took place at show where guests without pilot licenses could fly aircraft

Gloria Oladipo

23, Jun, 2022 @2:44 PM

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Republican who livestreamed Capitol attack given three months in prison
West Virginia lawmaker Derrick Evans, 37, who filmed self-incriminating footage, pleaded guilty to committing civil disorder

Nina Lakhani

23, Jun, 2022 @1:15 PM

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