Mark Oprea

Mark Oprea is a writer from Cleveland. He’s contributed to TIME, NPR, The Counter, and other publications. He pronounces turbine with the long ‘i’.

The Greening of Coal Country

9 min read

In West Virginia, mining has long been a source of money, identity and pride. Now something new is on the horizon.

Shifting Winds

2 min read

A new kind of cash crop is turning gusty Iowa into a renewable energy juggernaut — and preserving a rural way of life.

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