Solving Acid Mine Drainage, W.Va. Music Hall of Fame Revisited, Resilient Land and More

Dec 21, 2013

There are some innovative ideas in Pennsylvania for cleaning acid mine drainage.

We revisit the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Some resilient West Virginia land is saved from development.

And Way Out in West Virginia goes mobile.

Acid Mine Drainage and Fracking: Abandoned mines leach metals and other pollutants into Pennsylvania's streams. Could fracking be one way to clean up this water? Reid Frazier, of The Allegheny Front, reports.

Acid Mine Clean-up: Orange-colored streams have been commonplace for decades in Pennsylvania. As The Allegheny Front’s Julie Grant reports, one innovative project is bringing together watershed advocates, regulators, and a mining company.

WV Music Hall of Fame: The fifth induction ceremony of into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame recently took place in Charleston, featuring a wide breadth of styles of music and talent. West Virginia Public Radio’s Glynis Board attended the event, spoke with some of the inductees and compiled a musical montage from the event.

WV Resilient Land Easement: Some of the most resilient land in the eastern United States is in the Potomac Headwaters region of West Virginia, and progress was made this week by the Cacapon and Lost Rivers Land Trust in protecting about 900 acres of that land from future development. The Open Space Institute’s work protecting resilient landscapes is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

WV Way Out Again: West Virginia writer Jeanne Mozier has found success with her book Way Out in West Virginia. The popular travel guide highlights some of the state’s odd or off the beaten path attractions that travelers might like to see. And now, Way Out has gone mobile.