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Groups take legal action to support North Carolina denial of Southgate pipeline

MVP Southgate protest sign

CONTACT: Ridge Graham, Appalachian Voices, (828) 994-7444, ridge@appvoices.org Perrin de Jong, Center for Biological Diversity, (828) 595-1862, perrin@biologicaldiversity.org Doug Jackson, Sierra Club, (202) 495-3045, doug.jackson@sierraclub.org RICHMOND, Va.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Appalachian Voices and Sierra Club filed a motion

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FirstEnergy and Murray Energy Face Bankruptcy

Murray Energy could go bankrupt by the end of 2017 if the federal government does not intervene to save FirstEnergy, one of Murray’s main customers, from bankruptcy.

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Appalachian Rails Have Strong Ties to Fossil Fuels

By Elizabeth E. Payne For more than 100 years, railroads have roared through the Appalachian mountains, connecting the region to the rest of the country, and moving resources and people in and out of the region. Trains first entered Appalachia

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Students Lead Fight Against Fossil Fuels

Across Appalachia, students are stepping up to push their colleges and universities to a greener level. Creative competitions, thoughtful partnerships and energy-efficient construction are helping campuses advance environmental stewardship from the ground up.

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