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Saving Appalachian Species

The Endangered Species Act plays a crucial role in protecting our region’s wealth of biodiversity — but this bedrock environmental law is under attack.

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Get to Know Appalachia’s Vulnerable Species

Roanoke Logperch; Indiana Bat; Bog Turtle; Small-whorled Pogonia

We spotlight eight of our region’s at-risk species.

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The End of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

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Duke Energy and Dominion Energy canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline due to ever-increasing costs and legal battles — and similar hurdles remain for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

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VICTORY! The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is cancelled!

In a historic win for environmental justice, the 600-mile, massive fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline project has been cancelled.

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Dominion Energy and Duke Energy cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline

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CONTACT: Contact: Cat McCue, 434-293-6373, cat@appvoices.org Today, Duke Energy and Dominion Energy canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), a proposed 600-mile fracked gas transmission line planned to span West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina, citing economic uncertainty and continued delays.

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The Supreme Court rules, but ACP fight far from over

The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline still lacks more than half a dozen key permits and faces fierce policy and economic headwinds. The fight to stop it is far from over.

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It’s high time to abandon ship on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Try as they might, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have never been able to justify the tremendous environmental and social costs of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline — nor the project’s economic burden on customers. As they meet with shareholders this week, they should abandon ship on this boondoggle.

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Va governor signs pipeline bill that protects consumers

A new law in Virginia protects electricity customers from paying for unnecessary natural gas pipelines; it could have impact on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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Va governor signs pipeline bill that protects consumers

CONTACT: Cat McCue 434-293-6373 cat@appvoices.org This week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law HB 167, which protects utility customers from paying for large new gas pipeline costs if the State Corporation Commission (SCC) determines that new pipeline capacity is

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Lawsuits Against Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines Ramp Up

Pipeline developers continue to be met with opposition from landowners, environmental groups, legislators and more.

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