Season 4, Episode 4

The latest episode of Save Our Towns takes us to Williamson, West Virginia, where the Sustainable Williamson project has focused on positioning the town for life after coal. Meanwhile, we see how the renovation of the Lee Theatre in Pennington Gap, Virginia, has been the key to the town’s revitalization.

Maxwell’s Number highlights the “Local Foods, Local Places” program sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, while our expert tip comes from field biologist Josh Kelly who points out that environmental preservation and job growth don’t necessarily conflict. We also hear from five authors who wax poetic about the natural beauty of Appalachia.

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