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Going Caving in Kentucky

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Carter Caves State Resort Park Where: Olive Hill, Ky., in Carter County How to access: Multiple caves lie within the state park, which has a variety of amenities including camping and hiking. Difficulty: The most accessible caves feature shorter tours

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Campaign to End Duke Energy’s Monopoly in N.C.

Bobby Jones

North Carolina residents and environmental groups including Appalachian Voices launched the
Energy Justice NC Coalition to promote energy choice and end monopoly control of the state’s utility structure.

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Spelunking Safety

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Follow these tips while exploring caves to keep yourself, the caves and the wildlife within safe.

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How to Be a Friend to Bats

Building a bat box, planting certain flowers and keeping cats indoors are a few ways to live side-by-side with our furry flying friends.

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Permaculture Ponds

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The Todds use permaculture principles to create sustainable systems that can improve water quality, treat wastewater and provide other benefits.

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Virginia water board abandons pursuit of Mountain Valley Pipeline permit revocation

Today, the Virginia State Water Control Board unanimously voted to reverse course in pursuing revocation of Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Clean Water Act § 401 certification. In December, 2018, the board voted 4-3 to consider revoking the project’s certification, but today,

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Buckingham rises up with visit from Rev. Barber, Al Gore

Civil rights and climate activists Rev. William Barber and former Vice President Al Gore drew more than 1,000 people to a town hall meeting in Buckingham, Va., to highlight the environmental racism of the proposed frack-gas compressor station in the African-American community of Union Hill.

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Underground mine blowout causes flood, property damage in Virginia

Accumulated water bursting out of one of CM Mining, LLC’s operations in Hurley, VA, causes flooding and property damage in nearby neighborhood.

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Camp Nelson Honored as a National Monument

The president ordered the creation of the Camp Nelson National Monument in October 2018 to honor black troops who fought in the Civil War.

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