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    Event in Charlottesville shows the time to switch energy sources is now

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NEWSPLEX) -- The McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville was filled with environmental organizations Thursday night as they promoted the use of renewable energy sources to the public. "For the first time in a long time I think there is hope in renewable energy," said Joe Lovett of the Appalachian Mountain Advocates, "because they are now competitive with prices, and the local schools that have partial solar powered lighting show us the way to do that state wide." Continue reading
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    Boyd school board joining landfill suit

    Appalmad is representing the school board of Boyd County, Kentucky, in a challenge to one of the largest landfills operating in the southeastern United States. Noxious odors from the Big Run Landfill have caused health problems across the community, and have been so bad that the district has evacuated children from its facilities. The majority of the waste in the » Continue Reading. Continue reading