Across Appalachia

By the Numbers

Date: April 8, 2015

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By Dac Collins

900

Miles of previously uncharted streams discovered in a recent stream-mapping project of the Great Smoky Mountains.

$612,338.78

Civil penalty that the EPA is requiring two chemical distribution companies to pay for hazardous waste storage violations in Roanoke, Va.

500

Number of tagged trout released at five West Virginia State Parks that visitors can redeem for a $100 discount on a week-long stay at designated state park cabins.

$5.6 million

Amount that the city of Asheville, N.C., saved in 2014 by altering municipal vehicles to run on biodiesel fuel.

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