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Wins for opponents of fracked-gas pipelines

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Catch up on the latest news in the fight against dangerous fracked-gas pipelines.

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North Carolina and Virginia Announce Clean Energy Goals

The governors of North Carolina and Virginia both announced clean energy goals that include full carbon neutrality in the power generation sector by 2050

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Pipeline Developers Push Back Against Grassroots Resistance

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Legal challenges continue to stall numerous pipelines as Mountain Valley developers continue to push forward on the MVP Southgate project. A tree-sit in Mountain Valley’s path reaches one year.

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Pipelines Continue to Face Obstacles

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As the Mountain Valley Pipeline continues to cause problems and spark protests, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces new legal troubles.

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Energy Justice coalition reveals “pay-to-play” ties between Duke Energy, N.C. lawmakers

The Energy Justice North Carolina Coalition released a report today detailing the influence of Duke Energy’s campaign contributions on state legislators’ support for Duke-sponsored bills together with a new, interactive web tool that tracks political contributions from electric monopolies like

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Pipeline Legal Disputes Escalate

Pipeline protestor holds sign that says, "What will the state do? How much is enough power and profit? We are watching you."

As residents in the path of the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines call for investigation of potentially toxic pipeline coatings, federal and state officials loosen permitting regulations.

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Rallying Against Pipelines

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On May 17 and 18, Appalachian Voices participated in two massive events where Virginians called on state leaders to stop construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and to block the Atlantic Coast Pipeline compressor station slated for the community of Union Hill.

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Virginians For Justice: Progress Not Pipelines!

Several hundred people from across Virginia turned out for a weekend of solidarity for environmental justice and climate action and to call for a halt to expanding fracked-gas infrastructure anywhere in the state.

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Pipelines Plagued by Lawsuits and Delays

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Construction remains halted on most of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s route and on some of the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s route due to a slew of legal issues.

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Banning fracking worldwide

An international tribunal on human rights, fracking and climate change is calling for a worldwide ban on fracking. The community of Union Hill, Va., helped play a role in this historic occasion.

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