July 23, 2020
Atlantic Coast Pipeline defeated!
Opponents never gave up their fight to stop the destructive, environmentally racist, fracked-gas boondoggle. Now we're doubling down on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and its Southgate extension.
A Big Idea: The National Economic Transition Platform
Local, tribal and labor leaders who are driving solutions for a just transition in their coal-impacted communities call for bold federal investment.
Help RECLAIM pass the Senate!
The RECLAIM Act — a bill that would channel $1 billion into revitalizing coal communities —has passed the U.S. House. Now we just need to push it through the Senate.
Check out the new online face of The Appalachian Voice!
The Appalachian Voice is back with a fresh homepage and a host of new stories! We are publishing online-only for the time being due to the pandemic.
Latest Covid-19 utility shutoff news
With state moratoriums set to expire in a little over a month, plus the searing heat of high summer, the push to help low-income residents keep their electricity on is more important than ever.
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In Case You Missed It
"SAY NO” Mountain Valley Pipeline Event
July 25: Join environmental organizations and Indigenous speakers to reject the Mountain Valley Pipeline and the MVP Southgate extension. (Online event)
Deep Dining in Your Garden Workshop
July 28: Learn how to sustain yourself year-round from your garden and by foraging from nearby wild spaces. (Online workshop)
Prepare Your Garden for Winter
Aug. 3: Learn more about techniques for winter gardening in Western N.C. (Online workshop)
Energy Democracy & Dominion Energy
Aug. 4: Eastern Virginia
Aug. 5: Northern Virginia
Appalachian Voices’ workshop series will cover how Dominion Energy customers can work to build a better energy system. (Online workshops)
Innovative Financing for Low and Moderate Income Participation in Clean Energy
Aug 11: Learn about programs designed to address disparities in clean energy. (Webinar)
Environmental & Racial Justice in the Era of Covid-19
Aug 13: Discuss initiatives to spread awareness of environmental shortfalls while addressing health, education and finance discrepancies within our communities. (Online event)
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