Brittany Patterson

Brittany Patterson

WVPB (Morgantown, WV)

Brittany Patterson is the ReSource reporter covering all-things energy and environment. She most recently spent three years in Washington, D.C., covering public lands and climate change for E&E News. A native of 100-person town in northern California, she grew working on her family’s small organic farm and swimming in irrigation ditches. Brittany earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from San Jose State University and U.C. Berkeley, respectively. When not learning about utilities, resource development or conservation, you can find her baking or cuddling with her 80-pound American bulldog, Cooper.

Portal 31: How A Closed Mine Opened New Prospects For One Coal Town
EPA Proposes Changes To Federal Coal Ash, Wastewater Rules
Ohio-Based Coal Giant Murray Energy Declares Bankruptcy  
Advocacy Group Finds Trace Contamination In Many Regional Water Systems
Ohio To Test For Toxic PFAS Chemicals In Drinking Water
Meet The Coal Town Betting Big On Outdoor Recreation 
Settlement Reached Over Proposed Ohio Cracker Plant Air Permit
Paychecks Cut For W.Va. Blackjewel Miners; KY And VA Miners Still Waiting
Congress Hears Testimony From Chemical Company Executives On PFAS Contamination
Idle Lands: Justice Coal Group Top User Of Loophole Allowing Mine Lands To Sit Idle