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Through federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and American Rescue Plan (ARP), Appalachian states have a chance to take a big step towards affordable, quality broadband for nearly everyone. A new paper by ReImagine Appalachia details essential recommendations to maximize the impact of broadband rollout in the region.
The Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition has released its annual report, “National to Neighborhoods: Catalyzing Opportunities for Coal-Impacted Communities.” This report details success stories such as Coalfield Development’s historic Build Back Better project, Appalachian Voices’ work to develop Biological Carbon Removal reclamation models, and Rural Action’s efforts to build outdoor recreation assets. Communities across the Appalachian states of Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia are benefiting from federal resources, including more than $11 billion in funds for the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program.