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Emma Ricketts

Emma Ricketts

Emma Ricketts is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she focuses on politics and environmental issues. Previously, Emma practiced as a lawyer in a New Zealand-based commercial litigation team focusing on climate-related risk and public law. You can follow her on Twitter at @emmaricketts3.

Backers hope Inflation Reduction Act incentives spur business in Southwest Virginia 

By: and - April 5, 2023

This story is being published through a partnership between the Mercury and the Medill News Service. As the Inflation Reduction Act ushers in generous new tax credits linked to renewables, backers are hopeful that regions once dependent on coal, like Southwest Virginia, could be among its beneficiaries.  “If it’s not a watershed moment for a […]