What happens when a $28.6 billion industry spirals into permanent decline?
The Nature Conservancy is seeking a partner to help develop solar on up to 13,000 acres of cleared minelands.
An environmental group says Ohio’s Reclamation Forfeiture Fund is inadequately funded in violation of federal law.
The proposed project is set to provide up to 3.5 megawatts of renewable power to data centers in Wise County.
Among the proposals: a project that would transform a former coal mine into a 3.5-megawatt solar farm.