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Ohio Asks Rover Pipeline to Stop Horizontal Drilling

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has told the company building the massive Rover natural gas pipeline project to stop horizontal drilling after another spill of clay-based slurry. The Repository reports EPA Director Craig Butler on Wednesday asked Energy Transfer Partners, the Dallas-based company building the $4.2 billion project, to halt drilling after 200… Read More

Changing Course: A School Cooperative Aims To Remake Coal Communities

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Betsy Layne High School serves rural Floyd County in the eastern Kentucky town of Stanville, population 206. Students there produce a video program called “Bobcat Banter” where they usually talk about sports and student life. But early last year “Bobcat Banter” introduced some special guests. “We’re here with Mr. and Mrs. Gates from the Gates Foundation,”… Read More