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One million N.C. households at risk of losing electricity and water during pandemic

CONTACT: Rory McIlmoil, Sr. Energy Analyst, Appalachian Voices, rory@appvoices.org, (423) 433-9415 Al Ripley, Director, Consumer, Housing and Energy Project, NC Justice Center, al@ncjustice.org, (919) 274-8245 William Barber, III, Environmental Justice Committee Co-Chair, NC Poor People’s Campaign, william.barber.iii@gmail.com, (202) 567-6800 Maria

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Call for Action Against Coal Ash in Alabama

Environmental groups in Alabama are asking power companies and legislators to move coal ash into lined landfills or recycle it.

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Virginia Commits to Environmental Justice Council

Gov. Ralph Northam permanently established the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice in March.

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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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Clean Energy That Leaves No One Behind

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Listen in on a conversation about the importance of equity in clean energy with Appalachian Voices’ Deputy Executive Director Kate Boyle.

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Solar, Environmental Justice and Utility Reform in Virginia

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Appalachian Voices and our partners are advocating for several key environmental and energy reforms in the Virginia legislature in 2020.

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The change in Richmond can bring change statewide

Advocates for clean energy, environmental justice and fair electricity pricing are leveraging the shift in political power in Richmond to advance their missions. Here’s some of the bills Appalachian Voices is working on this session.

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Momentous win for environmental justice and against pipelines!

Communities and organizations fighting the proposed fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline celebrated a monumental win for environmental justice this week.

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Rooted vision: Activists across the generations

A group of social justice activists from 17 to 75 from Virginia traveled to the 8th annual Southern Movement Assembly in Mississippi, where they made connections and drew inspiration from others.

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MVP Ordered to Halt Work, Buckingham Gets Day in Court

Federal regulators ordered Mountain Valley Pipeline developers to halt work in mid-October, and a community’s legal challenge against a proposed compressor station in Union Hill, Va., moved forward.

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