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

MVP Southgate protest sign

CONTACT: Ridge Graham, Appalachian Voices, (828) 994-7444, Perrin de Jong, Center for Biological Diversity, (828) 595-1862, Doug Jackson, Sierra Club, (202) 495-3045, RICHMOND, Va.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Appalachian Voices and Sierra Club filed a motion Tuesday with the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to defend the North Carolina Department…

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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 in 1851, when the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company extended one of its lines to…

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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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