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Protect our communities. Stop the MVP Southgate fracked-gas pipeline

The developers behind the Mountain Valley Pipeline will host meetings on June 25-28 to get local feedback in some of the communities the 72-mile proposed MVP Southgate extension would traverse.

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Duke Energy’s grid modernization pilot still shortchanges ratepayers

Appalachian Voices and our allies are raising concerns related to the process and substance behind Duke Energy’s grid modernization pilot.

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Book review: Our Native Bees

By Paige Embry Publisher: Timber Press Publish Date: Feb. 7, 2018 Page Count: 224 One day, gardener, geologist and now author Paige Embry learned of a surprising fact: honeybees can’t pollinate tomatoes. Embry read that honeybees — which are imported

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History, health at stake in Buckingham County

The omissions and errors in the permitting process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline regarding an African-American community in central Virginia amounts to racism. A state panel on environmental justice calls for a new process.

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Pipeline Basics

A quick look at how pipelines are regulated, whether they’re needed, and what the environmental and economic effects are.

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Federal spending bill: Some good, and bad news for Appalachia

Congress included funding for several programs important for Appalachian communities, but failed to include the critical RECLAIM Act.

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Holding pipeline profiteers accountable

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The fossil fuel industry and monopoly utilities will not turn easily from their money-making course. We citizens must continue to hold them accountable.

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People in the Path of Pipelines

New pipelines transporting natural gas and gas liquids would cut across hundreds of miles through Appalachia and beyond, putting people, land and water at risk. Here, residents along the route share their stories. Cletus and Beverly Bohon Montgomery County, Va.

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Pipelines Advance Despite Setbacks & Resistance

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Community and grassroots backlash against pipeline developers, environmental regulators and elected officials continues, but it has yet to stop the growth of gas infrastructure in Appalachia.

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Coal River Mountain is not a dump

Proposed revisions to the Collins Fork Permit do not meet any reclamation standards set forth to restore ecosystems, forests or garner resources for the community.

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