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.

Just Transition: Amid Climate Debate And Coal’s Decline, West Virginia Considers Its Future
New Protections Proposed For Imperiled Crayfish Species
After Deadly Floods, West Virginia Created A Resiliency Office. It’s Barely Functioning.
New Testing Reveals ‘Forever Chemicals’ In More Water Systems Across OH, PA, U.S.
Study Finds Coal Closures Saved Thousands Of Lives
Two Decades Of Resistance: Coal River Mountain Watch Takes Stock At 20
‘Dark Waters’ Puts PFAS Saga On Big Screen As Ohio Valley Contamination Comes To Light
Ohio Valley Residents Among Millions In America Lacking Access To Clean Water, Sanitation
Portal 31: How A Closed Mine Opened New Prospects For One Coal Town
EPA Proposes Changes To Federal Coal Ash, Wastewater Rules