FERC Permit for ACP Pipeline Appealed by Allegheny Blue Ridge Alliance, et al.

April 12, 2019

Brief Filed in Lawsuit Challenging ACP’s FERC Certificate From the Allegheny Blue Ridge Alliance, ABRA Update #225 — April 11, 2019 The opening brief in a lawsuit challenging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) certificate that allows construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) was filed on April 5 with the U.S. Court of Appeals [...]

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Last Chance to Speak Up for Protection of Headwater Streams & Wetlands

April 11, 2019

Proposed Changes to the Clean Water Act Would Leave Headwater Streams and Wetlands at Risk, Comment by April 15th From the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, February 28, 2019 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a proposed rule that will dramatically reduce the scope of waters protected by the Clean Water Act. This proposal is [...]

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Nelson County VA Workshop on ACP All Day April 13th

April 10, 2019

Pipeline opponents create an educational workshop in Nelson County, VA From an Article by Erin Conway, Nelson News Advance, April 10, 2019 Pipeline opponents are gearing up for a nine-hour workshop in Nelson County on April 13 to discuss the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, and where they are in the fight to stop it. The [...]

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Groups Gather for ‘People Over Petrochem Protest’ and Press Conference in Morgantown

April 10, 2019

What is the Future of Central Appalachia? Groups Gather for ‘People Over Petrochem Protest’ — Event Counters Conference Hosted by WV Manufacturers Association, April 9, 2019 Contacts: Dustin White, OVEC-Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, 304-541-3144, dustin@ohvec.org; Deb Smit, Breathe Project, 412-760-7677 MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Today more than 50 people representing more than a dozen grassroots groups from West [...]

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Key Indicators of Arctic Climate Change: Unpresentented Melting!

April 9, 2019

Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered ‘Unprecedented State’ That Threatens Global Climate Stability From an Article by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, April 8, 2019 “Never have so many Arctic indicators been brought together in a single paper.” And the findings spell trouble for the entire planet. A new research paper by American and European climate scientists [...]

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What is the Green New Deal?

April 8, 2019

What is the Green New Deal? panel discussion set for April 8, 2019 From the Lycoming County Progressives, Williamsport, PA WILLIAMSPORT — A panel discussion on the Green New Deal, the ambitious proposal to combat both climate change and economic disparity in America and internationally, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 [...]

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Students Interrupt Dominion Energy CEO at University of Richmond

April 8, 2019

Protesters interrupt B-school event with Dominion Energy CEO From an Article by Gabi Telepman, University of Richmond Collegian, April 5, 2019 PHOTO: Two protesters from The Virginia Student Environmental Coalition stand outside the Jepson Alumni Center. As business people from both the University of Richmond campus and Richmond community made their way into the Jepson [...]

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WVU Energy Institute to Merge into NRCCE for Clean Energy Research

April 7, 2019

WVU Energy Institute Merging With National Research Center for Coal and Energy (NRCCE) From an Article by Steven A. Adams, Wheeling Intelligencer, April 3, 2019 MORGANTOWN — Two research organizations at West Virginia University plan to merge and focus on renewable energy projects. James Wood, the interim director of the WVU Energy Institute, said Monday [...]

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MVP Pipeline Protesters Continue Tree Sitting in Virginia

April 6, 2019

After 212 days, tree-sitters are still standing against the Mountain Valley Pipeline From an Article by Laurence Hammack, Richmond Times, April 4, 2019 ELLISTON — The 212th day was a lot like the first, which for foes of the Mountain Valley Pipeline was a good thing. Since Sept. 5, 2018, two people have occupied tree [...]

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US EPA Has Been Crippled by Donald Trump & Republicans

April 5, 2019

“If I were still working at the EPA, I would resign” says Bernard Goldstein Opinion Editorial by Bernard D. Goldstein, Washington Post, April 2, 2019 NOTE: Bernard D. Goldstein was chairman of the EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee and the EPA assistant administrator for research and development under President Reagan from 1983 to 1985. [...]

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