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The Land Matrix, Part 2: The major players

Friday, December 8th, 2017 | Posted by Terran Young | No Comments

Part two of the Land Matrix series takes a look at how major landowners like coal corporations affect the land ownership in Appalachia — and how this top-heavy structure could be preventing major changes that would have positive impacts on the local economy. [ More ]

The Land Matrix, Part 1: Stakeholders

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 | Posted by Terran Young | 7 Comments

The first installment in our new series, The Land Matrix, begins our look at land ownership in Appalachia and how it impacts efforts to diversify the region’s economy. [ More ]