The Resistance to ACP Continues to Build in WV, VA, NC & SC

June 15, 2017

Job Opening — Charlotte Field Organizer:  Greenpeace USA Job ID: 2017-1145, Job Locations: US-NC-Charlotte, Posted Date: 6/14/2017, Category: Grassroots Overview: Greenpeace’s field team builds power for the climate and climate justice movements by organizing in regions, supporting movement partners, and facilitating the role of the broader organization in regional and local work. We center equity [...]

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Natural Gas Pipelines in the Marcellus Shale Region, Part 1

June 14, 2017

Pipelines: A Bird’s Eye View — Part 1 From an Article by Robbie Harris, WVTF National Public Radio,  June 13, 2017 Nearly three years after E-Q-T Partners proposed the Mountain Valley Natural Gas pipeline, decision day is approaching. If approved, it would carry (natural gas) underground, 300 miles across Virginia. But that prospect continues to fuel [...]

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The Time for Renewable Energy is from NOW ON

June 13, 2017

New Study: Americans Want to Use More Renewable Energy Organization Profile: Center for Biological Diversity Contact: Chad Tudenggongbu For Immediate Release: Monday, June 12, 2017 WASHINGTON – A new study by University of Washington researchers has found that a majority of Americans would prefer to use renewable energy at home if given the option. Individuals [...]

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Survey Crews are Challenged on the New Natural Gas Pipelines

June 12, 2017

Pipeline opponents confront survey crews on Bent Mountain From the Report by Joe Dashiell, WDBJ News 7, May 31, 2017 ROANOKE CO., Va. (WDBJ7) When members of a Mountain Valley Pipeline survey team pulled over on the side of Route 221, pipeline opponents weren’t far behind. They attempted to block the path onto neighboring property [...]

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Mountain Valley Pipeline Project Now Under Appeal in the US District Court

June 11, 2017

Environmental groups ask court to review W.Va. decision to issue pipeline water quality permit From an Article by Duncan Adams, Roanoke Times, June 9, 2017 Five environmental watchdog organizations filed a petition Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that seeks a review of a water quality permit issued in West [...]

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Pittsburgh March & Rally Against Fracking on June 20th

June 10, 2017

Bringing the “Green” Curtain Down on Fracking in the Marcellus Region Message from the Center for Coalfield Justice, June 7, 2017 The week of June 20th, two major petrochemical conferences will be descending on Pittsburgh, the first city to ban fracking. The Northeast US Petrochemical Construction Conference will meet at Station Square for the first [...]

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Natural Gas and Oil Prices Have Become Unpredictable

June 9, 2017

Oil is getting demolished after inventories unexpectedly swell From an Article by Seth Archer, Market Insider, June 7, 2017 Oil prices are falling fast after data released by the Energy Information Administration showed an unexpected inventory build. “U.S. commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) increased by 3.3 million barrels from [...]

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The Power Behind the Pipelines: Atlantic Coast Pipeline

June 8, 2017

The Public Accountability Initiative Considers the ACP, June 2017 Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC is proposing the approximately 600-mile unidirectional, open access Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to transport Marcellus-Utica shale gas from West Virginia, through Virginia, and ending in North Carolina. Four energy corporations – Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas Company, and Southern Company [...]

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WV Conference on Economic Development Thru Energy Efficiency, June 13th

June 7, 2017

Conference on Economic Development Through Energy Efficiency, June 13, 2017 Hosted by WV Division of Energy and the Center for Business and Economic Research, The Embassy Suites, Charleston, WV JOIN US for this one-day FREE event! The Economic Development Through Energy Efficiency Conference will showcase West Virginia companies and organizations involved in implementing, training, educating and [...]

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June 10th in Roanoke: Celebration of Life, Land & Water

June 6, 2017

Defend the Sacred: A Celebration of Life, Land, and Water Public is Invited   ·  Hosted by Bold Alliance and Bold Appalachia Date and Time:  Saturday, June 10th at 3 pm to 10 pm. Location:  Elmwood Park, 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016 Description: The proposed Mountain Valley (MVP) and Atlantic Coast  (ACP) fracked gas pipelines [...]

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