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Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines Struggle to Get Underway

While preliminary tree felling has been approved for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines, the projects are still being met with staunch resistance from activists and lawmakers alike.

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Continuing the Fight Against Pipelines

The pipeline resistance continues on many fronts despite some recent permit approvals for the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines.

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Appalachian Voices slams N.C. approval of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Despite vigorous opposition from thousands of citizens across the state to the controversial, interstate fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today that the state has approved a water quality permit for the roughly 160-mile section of the project

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Coalition sues Va. water board over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Richmond, VA –A coalition of community and conservation groups, including Appalachian Voices, late yesterday filed a legal challenge in federal court of the Virginia State Water Control Board’s approval in December of a water quality certification for the proposed Atlantic

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Citizens groups applaud legislation on natural gas pipelines introduced by Southwest Virginia lawmakers

Three legislators from Southwest Virginia have introduced several bills in the 2018 General Assembly aimed at protecting water quality and landowner rights from the construction of fracked-gas pipelines, such as the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines. The bills

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Despite vigorous opposition, Virginia water board approves conditional permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

CONTACT: Cat McCue, Director of Communications, 434-293-6373, cat@appvoices.org Peter Anderson, Virginia Program Manager, 434-293-6373, peter@appvoices.org The Virginia State Water Control Board today approved a heavily amended certification for the proposed fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline that is conditional on getting outstanding

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Gov. Cooper should crack down on Duke Energy’s hazards

Recent revelations of collusion between Duke Energy and university scientists regarding coal ash should come as no surprise. Duke is, after all, a notorious corporate polluter on federal probation after pleading guilty to systemic violations of the Clean Water Act.

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Pipelines Clear Hurdles, Face Resistance

While the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines have obtained approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, they still face widespread opposition.

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Challenging the Pipelines

While the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines may have obtained federal approval, there’s still plenty of room left to fight in the statehouses.

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Objecting to Duke’s Proposed Rate Hikes

Appalachian Voices stands in firm opposition to Duke Energy’s proposed rate hikes to pay for their dirty energy.

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