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Arkansas Fracking Jobs and Human Costs

Northcentral Arkansas Jobs.  Good jobs.  Average salaries over $74,000. Sounds like a good thing for Arkansas, according to many looking for economic stability.  A consortium of oil and natural gas producers proudly announces on its website that the industry employs more than 20,000 workers throughout the state.  Southwestern Energy alone says it employs more than […]

Continue Reading By on May 8, 2013 in Arkansas, energy, environment, family, green, health, jobs, natural, Ozarks, parenting, safety, sustainable

Plans for Smart Jobs in Central Appalachia

The community is buzzing about a free health clinic in the works for next year.  But even bigger plans are in the air around Williamson, West Virginia.  Plans for a future where more local residents might have employment in emerging industries like solar.  A future where the entire community’s health might improve in this part of Central Appalachia. JOBS Project […]

Continue Reading By on July 27, 2011 in Appalachia, energy, environmental, forest, green, jobs, solar, sustainable