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    New Appeal to Defend Ban on Fracking Waste in Fayette Co, WV

    Yesterday we filed an appeal to help defend Fayette County’s ban on underground injections of fracking wastes. The County passed the ban on the disposal, storage or use of oil and gas waste within its borders earlier this year. The ban would prevent injection of fracking wastes county-wide, keeping the waste from leaching into the County’s water. Despite the ban’s » Continue Reading. Continue reading

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    New Challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Greensville Power Station

    Richmond, VA — Today, the Sierra Club and Appalachian Mountain Advocates filed a lawsuit challenging the “prevention of significant deterioration” construction permit for Dominion Energy’s proposed $1.3 billion gas power plant in Greensville, Virginia. The suit was filed on the grounds that the permit unlawfully fails to require the “best available emissions control technology” for the power plant and fails » Continue Reading. Continue reading