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Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Stopped Again in Virginia

January 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Stopped Again in Virginia

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today vacated a permit to build a compressor station for the proposed Atlantic Coast gas pipeline, citing a Virginia state board for inadequately assessing its environmental justice impacts on the largely African [...]

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NC Taxpayer Pay for School’s Water – Not Polluters

January 7th, 2020|Comments Off on NC Taxpayer Pay for School’s Water – Not Polluters

Cumberland County is the latest to approve spending millions to provide public drinking water to two schools and an area with well contamination caused by the Chemours chemical company. Read more.

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West Virginia Lawmakers Announce Plans Regulate PFAS

December 17th, 2019|Comments Off on West Virginia Lawmakers Announce Plans Regulate PFAS

A group of Democratic West Virginia lawmakers announced plans Monday to introduce legislation to regulate a group of toxic, man-made fluorinated chemicals.  Del. Hansen said the bill, which is still being drafted, would require facilities [...]

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NC got an ‘F’ for unsafe school drinking water.

September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on NC got an ‘F’ for unsafe school drinking water.

North Carolina was among 22 states that got an “F” grade for not getting rid of lead from school drinking water, according to Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund. This week, [...]