Reid Frazier

Reid Frazier appears in the following:

FACT CHECK: Is President Trump Correct That Coal Mines Are Opening?

Friday, June 02, 2017

Locals in Jennerstown, Pa., are celebrating the grand opening of a coal mine and the estimated 70 jobs it brings. But the broad trends pushing the industry down are likely to continue, experts say.


As Coal Jobs Decline, Solar Sector Shines

Saturday, May 06, 2017

The loss of jobs has stung as the coal industry has declined. Renewable power — especially solar — is now where the jobs are. Solar jobs outnumber those in coal, but coal jobs pay more.


Coal Miners Hope Trump Will Help Struggling Industry

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Stricken by layoffs in the coal industry, Greene County, Pa., went for Donald Trump this election. Many think he will help the industry, despite disagreeing with some of Trump's rhetoric.


Coal Country Picked Trump. Now, They Want Him To Keep His Promises

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Voters in coal country overwhelmingly chose Donald Trump. They liked his promises to create jobs, even if they didn't like his other rhetoric. Now, they're waiting to see if coal can make a comeback.


Despite Low Oil Prices, Shell Moves Forward With Pa. Petrochemical Plant

Friday, August 26, 2016

Even in a down time for its oil and gas business, Shell has decided to build a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker — which makes natural gas into plastics and chemicals — in gas-rich Pennsylvania.


Climate Activists Scale Back Plans For U.N. Summit In Wake Of Paris Attacks

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Environmental groups hoping to put pressure on delegates by staging rallies in the run up to and during the climate summit are rethinking plans after the recent attacks in Paris.


Julian Koenig, Well-Known Adman, Named Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

NPR remembers Julian Koenig, the longtime adman who coined some of the catchiest phrases in the business and named Earth Day.


Pa. Coal Area Worries Emission Rules Will Cost Economy Jobs

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

In Greene County, Pa., one in five jobs is in the coal industry. The EPA rules announced Monday were met with skepticism, and worries about what it will mean for the local economy.