Tell the EPA not to put our clean water at risk! Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting public comments on this risky, unprecedented proposal. Time is running out to make your voice heard before the EPA closes the public comment period. Visit http://protectsouthernwater.org, presented by the Southern Environmental Law Center "In a steady stream of bad proposals from the Trump administration, this is the worst of them all." --Blan Holman
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Virginia Uranium Inc. is pushing to lift a 30-year ban on uranium mining in Virginia so it can mine and mill the radioactive metal in Southside where the waste would remain toxic for centuries. Citizens statewide are concerned about the dangers of uranium mining to drinking water, air quality, farm products, fishing, and tourism. Go to http://www.keeptheban.org to sign a petition.
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The Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction would be devastating for the hundreds of waters it would cross in Virginia, like the beautiful Cowpasture River. But it could also devastate businesses, like that of John Cowden, leaving him with lost revenues and his employees with no jobs. Dominion says the #ACP is good for business; tell that to the business owners in its path.
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Dominion and Duke Energy will use eminent domain to take private property from landowners along the 600-mile route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. C'ta DeLaurier is one of the people in the path of the pipeline. #ACP
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Construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will devastate mountains and waters in its path, but that would not be its only dirty legacy. The proposed ACP route cuts through many low-income communities and communities of color. Robie Goins, a Lumbee, is one of many Native Americans who will bear a disproportionate brunt of the ACP's environmental harms and risk of catastrophic accidents in their neighborhoods
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Dominion and Duke Energy are building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline on the backs of customers. Customers don't need this natural gas - but building pipelines is guaranteed money for these companies - so they build them anyway.
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During Senior Attorney Frank Holleman's appearance before the U.S. Senate's Environmental and Public Works Committee, he responded to Senator Barbara Boxer's inquiry about the effectiveness of state enforcement of coal ash regulations.
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The Trump administration's decision about seismic blasting in the Atlantic—the first step to offshore oil drilling—is expected by the end of the year. The impact of the blasting on the iconic and endangered North Atlantic right whales is one of many reasons we’re working to #protectourcoast and stop seismic blasting.
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A 2014 pipeline rupture in Belton, SC, still has not been cleaned up nearly two years later. SELC, representing the Savannah Riverkeeper and Upstate Forever, filed notice to Kinder Morgan and the Plantation Pipe Line Company, or intent to sue to enforce the Clean Water Act.
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There’s a better way to improve traffic to Myrtle Beach. Upgrades to South Carolina's Routes 38 and 501 would reduce beach traffic for a fraction of the cost some state official are proposing to expand - and toll - I-73. Support the Grand Strand Expressway.
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Utilities in Virginia and North Carolina are pushing an unnecessary pipeline, despite intense opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline from local communities. These are the stories of the people who will pay the price for Dominion Energy’s and Duke Energy’s wasteful project.
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Offshore drilling threatens our beautiful beaches and pristine waters and jeopardizes the backbone of our economy – the Southeast’s billion-dollar tourism and recreation industry. Coastal communities made it clear to the last president that they don’t want offshore drilling, and they’ll do the same with this president.
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From Maine to Florida, more than 200 cities and towns have passed resolutions against offshore oil drilling and the seismic blasting that precedes it. Nonetheless, the Trump administration is proposing to open the Atlantic to drilling. Go to protectourcoastnow.com to take action and keep drilling off our coast.
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What if 29 didn't feel like 29? The delays. The traffic. The headaches. How do we fix it? With a solution that is more cost-effective, less destructive, and better for our community than a $250 million "road to nowhere." Watch the video, then share it with your neighbors, friends, and colleagues. Or, learn more: http://letsgo29.org
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Hazel Palmer's land in Lyndhurst, Virginia has been in her family for over a century. Now, it's in the path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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