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Public Pushback Against Appalachian Natural Gas Pipelines

Community members from across Appalachia are joining together to fight the construction of the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines, but critics cite flaws with the ongoing environmental review process.

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Across the Years: Updates from the Archives

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In honor of our 20th anniversary, we looked through The Appalachian Voice archives to identify important topics that we’ve covered over the years and provide updates on where these issues stand today.

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Consequences and Need for Natural Gas Pipelines Disputed

Community members, economic advisors and environmentalists question the need for the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Stopped, For Now

As protests continue, the Obama administration stepped in to temporarily block the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Standing Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Throughout September, Appalachian Voices met with community members in Virginia and West Virginia to join forces in the fight to stop construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

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Federal Support for Clean Energy Financing and other shorts

Federal support for clean energy financing, carbon emissions from coal mine drainage, new pollution controls for a proposed natural gas plant and more short stories.

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Recent Studies Question the Economic Benefit of Pipelines

Recent studies have challenged the economic benefit of the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines, two natural gas pipelines proposed for the Appalachian region.

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Groups in two states challenge WB XPress

Contact: Ben Luckett, Appalachian Mountain Advocates, 304-645-0125, bluckett@appalmad.org Kate Rooth, Appalachian Voices, 804-536-5598, kate@appvoices.org Anne Havemann, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, 240-396-1984, anne@chesapeakeclimate.org Kirk Bowers, Virginia Chapter, Sierra Club, 434-296-8673, kirk.bowers@sierraclub.org On behalf of conservation groups in Virginia and West Virginia,

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Environmental Groups Challenge How Pipeline Impacts are Assessed

A coalition of conservation groups is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider the combined impact of four proposed natural gas pipeline projects.

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Rallying Against Climate Change

Photo courtesy Wild Virginia

In October, we worked with our community partners to organize a rally in downtown Charlottesville, Va. This demonstration was part of the National Day of Action in advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference schedule to take place in

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