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A pipeline through the AT sparks a fight

A pipeline that would cut through the iconic Appalachian Trail sparks a fight over natural gas expansion BY Evan Halper | Photography by Carolyn Cole July 14, 2017 | Reporting from Roanoke, Va.  ...

Va. to expand review of proposed gas pipelines

  By MICHAEL MARTZ AND ROBERT ZULLO Richmond Times-Dispatch Jun 30, 2017 Virginia has informed federal energy regulators that it will expand its review of two proposed interstate natural gas pipelines to protect water...

Superman is not coming

“Superman is not coming”: Erin Brockovich on the future of water Thursday, April 27, 2017 By Maryam Henein, Truthout | Report Come take a ride on America’s toxic water slide: First stop: Flint, Michigan,...

Water pollution changes lost when coal bill passed

Water pollution changes lost when coal bill passed Ken Ward, Jr. Lawmakers approved controversial language that could increase the amount of toxic chemicals discharged into West Virginia’s river and streams, but later removed the...

Explore the Mononghela National Forest May 20-21

Explore the Mononghela National Forest May 20-21 Join us for the Best of Birthplace of Rivers Weekend May 20-21, 2017 in Slatyfork, WV! Spend the weekend exploring the Monongahela National Forest with West Virginia...

Greenbrier River Race Hospitality Weekend

Beginning Friday April, 28 until Sunday, April 30 ~ 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day, the Pocahontas County Artisan Cooperative’s 4th Avenue Gallery will host the Greenbrier River Race Hospitality Weekend at their...

DEP backs water pollution bill

Ken Ward Jr. , Staff Writer The state Department of Environmental Protection supports the House-passed legislation that would allow increased discharges of toxic chemicals into West Virginia rivers and streams, a top DEP officials...

FERC plans June release

FERC plans June release of final environmental statement for Mountain Valley Pipeline By Duncan Adams duncan.adams@roanoke.com 981-3324 Mar 31, 2017 The federal agency reviewing the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline announced Friday that it plans...

Pipeline plans heat up in W.Va.

Pipeline plans heat up in W.Va. By FRED PACE     Apr 2, 2017 HUNTINGTON – With growth of natural gas in West Virginia, there are a number of new pipeline projects proposed for the state,...