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    Study: MVP and ACP Show Overbuilding by Natural Gas Industry

    CLEVELAND, OH — A study requested by Appalachian Mountain Advocates published today concludes that natural gas pipelines proposed for construction from West Virginia into Virginia and North Carolina are indicative of a rush toward industry overbuilding.

    The study, “Risks Associated With Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion Across Appalachia,” examines the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would traverse West Virginia » Continue Reading. Continue reading

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    Board upholds DEP chemical tank designations

    Appalachian Mountain Advocates had a big win yesterday when the Environmental Quality Board upheld new safety standards passed to prevent a repeat of the January 2014 Freedom Industries, a massive chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for thousands of people in Charleston and surrounding communities. The state Environmental Quality Board rejected the gas industry’s challenge to decisions by state regulators » Continue Reading. Continue reading