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New Power Launches in RIC and C-ville

Starting today, Appalachian Voices and the Wise Energy for Virginia coalition are embarking on a statewide road tour to promote New Power for the Old Dominion, a commonsense campaign to change the direction of Virginia’s energy future. Our events in Richmond and Charlottesville this week are the first stops on our tour where we’ll lay […]

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Five Things to Look for as Dominion Virginia Power Lays out Long-Range Energy Plan

Fact Sheet: Changing Course – Selected Results Press Statement: The Wise Energy for Virginia Coalitions For Immediate Release: August 29, 2013 Contacts: Angela Navarro, Staff Attorney, SELC:  434-977-4090 or anavarro@selcva.org Five Things to Look for as Dominion Virginia Power Lays out Long-Range Energy Plan Charlottesville, VA – Dominion Virginia Power is required to file its […]

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DMME Upholds Decision to Deny Dangerous Wise County Strip Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2013 Press Contact: Jane Branham, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, 276-679-7505, janeluvsmts@gmail.com Sam Broach, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, 276-523-1702, mountainaid@verizon.net Marley Green, Sierra Club, (276) 565-6328, marley.green@sierraclub.org DMME Upholds Decision to Deny Dangerous Wise County Strip Mine Residents of Town of Appalachia Applaud Denial of Ison Rock Ridge Surface Mine BIG […]

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Local Residents Call Attention to Destructive Mining Practices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2013 Local Residents Call Attention to Destructive Mining Practices Sustainable Appalachian Stakeholders Meeting Held Outside Alpha Shareholders Meeting Abingdon, Va. – A group of about 50 local residents and activists held an “Appalachian Stakeholders” rally today outside the Alpha Natural Resources annual shareholders meeting, to call attention to the harmful […]

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Residents of Appalachia Applaud DMME Denial of Ison Rock Ridge Surface Mine

For Immediate release: May 7th, 2013 Contacts: Sam Broach, President, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) 276-523-1702, mountainaid@verizon.net Matt Hepler, SAMS, Citizens Enforcement and Water Monitoring Organizer 540-871-1564, mhepler24@gmail.com Residents of Appalachia Applaud DMME Denial of Ison Rock Ridge Surface Mine Community Groups Cheer Rejection of Dangerous Surface Mine The town and coal camps of Appalachia […]

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Dominion CEO Faces Growing Backlash Over Risks of Extreme Energy at Shareholder Meeting

For Immediate Release May 3, 2013 Contact: Beth Kemler, 804-335-0915, beth@chesapeakeclimate.org Phillip Ellis, 202-320-2044, phillip.ellis@sierraclub.org Dominion CEO Faces Growing Backlash Over Risks of Extreme Energy at Shareholder Meeting Through resolutions and re-imaginings of classic paintings, Virginians urge Dominion to stop leading the way toward an unrecognizable future of climate disruption and marred landscapes RICHMOND—Dominion Resources […]

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