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Statement by Appalachian Voices on MVP revamp of Southgate plans

With a wholly new project that requires an ‘open season’ to find customers, FERC should cancel the original Southgate Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity and send the developers back to the drawing board.


Environmental groups sue to keep Virginia in regional climate program

Today on behalf of the Association of Energy Conservation Professionals, Virginia Interfaith Power and Light, Appalachian Voices, and Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, the Southern Environmental Law Center filed a petition in Fairfax Circuit Court challenging the Youngkin administration’s effort to withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, better known as RGGI.


Gov. Youngkin’s attempt to repeal RGGI administratively violates the law

At the heart of Youngkin’s effort is the question: Is the governor allowed to do this? The answer is no, and Appalachian Voices, along with a number of our partner organizations represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, are going to court to enforce the law.


Environmental groups file notice of appeal as fight to keep Virginia in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative continues

Two months after Virginia’s Air Pollution Control Board voted to remove the state from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, environmental groups are working to stop this from happening.


Air Pollution Control Board votes to remove Virginia from Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Today, Virginia’s Air Pollution Control Board decided to remove the state from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. In a 4-3 vote, the board carried out the wishes of Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who has targeted RGGI since taking office.


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