New Research Suggests Attitudes Towards Environment in SE Kentucky are Shifting

New research on residents of two counties in southeastern Kentucky show the area’s attitude about the environment has changed since the recession. Researchers with the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire surveyed residents in Harlan and Letcher counties in 2007, then returned this year to see whether and how beliefs have changed. Jessica… Continue reading New Research Suggests Attitudes Towards Environment in SE Kentucky are Shifting

Fatal Accident Reported in Harlan County Coal Mine

A Harlan County miner became the nation’s ninth coal miner to die on the job this year, and the second in Kentucky. The name of the miner hasn’t been released, but the accident happened at the Manalapan P1 mine at Pathfork this morning. Investigators from the Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing are on… Continue reading Fatal Accident Reported in Harlan County Coal Mine