Matt Wasson

Appalachian Voices

Guest

Program Director for Appalachian Voices, an environmental nonprofit focused on protecting natural resources of the central and south Appalachia and on reducing coal's impact on the region

Matt Wasson on KCRW

Last Thursday, water from West Virginia's Elk River began to smell like licorice.

Is West Virginia's Water Crisis a Wake-up Call?

Last Thursday, water from West Virginia's Elk River began to smell like licorice.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.

from News Stories

If you live in California and care at all about a sudden change of leadership in this state, you’ll want to vote in the 2021 recall election.

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the Guantánamo Bay detention center is still open, and 39 detainees are still in custody, down from a high of nearly…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

from News Stories

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

from News Stories

California lawmakers are pushing to pay addicts not to use illegal drugs.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

from KCRW Features