Erica Peterson

reporter at West Virginia Public Radio

Erica Peterson appears in the following:

From Coal To Code: A New Path For Laid-Off Miners In Kentucky

Friday, May 06, 2016

The state's coal industry is shrinking fast; more than 10,000 workers have lost their jobs since 2008. A small firm in eastern Kentucky is turning unemployed coal workers into software developers.


A Summery Spread That's As Cool As A Cucumber

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Cream cheese, cucumber juice and a touch of onion. That may sound like an unlikely combination, but Benedictine is a Kentucky favorite. Gwynne Potts, a self-proclaimed aficionado, says it's delicious.

"The best thing to eat Benedictine on is just white bread," Potts says. "No special bread; it only takes away ...


Deadly Storms 'Worst Case Scenario' In Indiana

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Across the Midwest and South, residents are cleaning up from Friday's outbreak of late winter storms. A seemingly nonstop barrage of tornadoes roared across rural farmland and cities...

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White House Eyes Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Thursday, October 29, 2009

As Congress begins to debate climate change legislation, a fight between environmentalists and industry over a particular type of coal mining is ratcheting up in West Virginia. The Ob...