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Whitewater Releases Approved for Hawks Nest Dam on New River

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mandated whitewater releases at Hawks Nest Dam along with other changes to improve recreation and aquatic health for West Virginia’s New River.

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Art Exhibit Raises Awareness of New River

An new art exhibit raises awareness about water quality issues facing the New River. It is on display at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, N.C., through July 29.

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Computer Models Could Fight Toxins in the New River

Researchers at Virginia Tech are using computer-generated models to locate the source of PCB contamination in the New River.

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Kids in the Creek: Connecting Youth to Their Watersheds

Alan Felker, eighth grade science teacher at Hardin Park Middle School in Boone, N.C., believes it’s important to expose kids to the environment around them. In North Carolina, eighth grade students are required to study state river basins and water

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It’s Sad to Say, Fracking’s Here to Stay

A new series of proposed natural gas pipelines will give many states better access to natural gas reserves of the Marcellus Shale, a formation of sedimentary rock that covers much of the Appalachian Basin. The pipelines will connect to larger

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Letters to the Editor

Appalachian Voice welcomes letters to the editor and comments on our website. We run as many letters as possible, space permitting. The views expressed in these letters, and in personal editor responses, are the opinions of the authors and are

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