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Time’s up for the Mountain Valley Pipeline

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More than 43,000 people agree — regulators need to reject MVP’s request for a deadline extension.

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Duke Energy’s sham plan for net-zero carbon

Duke Energy’s failure to move quickly to clean energy would worsen global warming, put the public’s health at risk, and hurt North Carolina families and businesses.

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NC pipeline permit for MVP Southgate denied!

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality denied a water quality permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate extension on the grounds that the MVP mainline is not yet completed.

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NC regulators deny environmental permit for fracked-gas Southgate pipeline

CONTACT: Ridge Graham, Appalachian Voices, (828) 994-7444, ridge@appvoices.org Perrin de Jong, Center for Biological Diversity, (828) 252-4646, perrin@biologicaldiversity.org Emily Sutton, Haw RiverKeeper, (573) 979-1038, emily@hawriver.org Today, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality denied the permit application for Southgate extension

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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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FERC rubber stamps unneeded Southgate fracked-gas pipeline

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CONTACT: Ridge Graham, North Carolina Field Coordinator, ridge@appvoices.org, 828-262-1500 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, for its Southgate pipeline project. The pipeline would take gas from the

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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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Pristine Waters At Bottom Creek Gorge

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The Bottom Creek Gorge Preserve in Montgomery County, Va., contains more than 5 miles of trails and the second-highest waterfall in the state.

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Federal report on MVP-Southgate pipeline snubs human, environmental impacts

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today published the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate extension pipeline. Although considerations were incorporated from public comments, the overall conclusion of the FEIS remains the same from its

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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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