April 27, 2017
The state Dept. of Environmental Protection is taking public comments on a critical water pollution permit for the proposed fracked-gas pipeline, which would cut through four counties in the state — threatening dozens of streams and rivers — on its 600-mile path through W.Va., Va. and N.C.
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Appalachian Voices participated in several of the historic “March for Science” events this month, standing with the men and women whose hard work and knowledge help illuminate the best path forward in our often troubled world.
Last month, a coal processing plant in West Virginia illegally discharged more than 5,000 gallons of toxic coal slurry into a nearby creek, causing two public drinking water utilities to temporarily shut down.
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Nearly 70 years after the first thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, the number of thru-hikers is at an all-time high. We look at what that means for the AT, and how trail crews around the region maintain and build sustainable hiking paths. Photo courtesy of Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
All across the commonwealth, citizens are calling on Gov. McAuliffe to cut carbon pollution 30 percent by 2030. Take the “30x30” pledge and contact the governor today.
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On May 9, Appalachian Voices is proud to co-host the Southwest Virginia Solar Fair — a celebration of developing the region as a solar energy technology hub and providing solar installations for community members.
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