Pipeline Would Require Extensive Mountaintop Removal

May 1, 2017

New Research Exposes How Dominion’s Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) Would Decapitate 38 Miles of Ridgelines in Virginia and West Virginia By Denise Robbins (chesapeakeclimate.org), Anne Havemann (chesapeakeclimate.org), and Joyce Burton (Friends of Nelson) A briefing paper released today […]

Antares Launch Delayed to Oct. 17

October 16, 2016

**Update: Change in launch date.** By Keith Koehler, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia The NASA Wallops Flight Facility and Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport were set to support the launch of Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket […]

Mount Vernon Opens New Exhibition Focused on Slavery

October 5, 2016

Released by Rebecca Aloisi, mountvernon.org On October 1, 2016, George Washington’s Mount Vernon opened a groundbreaking exhibition that highlights new research into the experiences of the enslaved people who lived and worked at the estate during […]

Potential Pipeline Impact on Water in WV, VA and NC

August 24, 2016

Guidances Released on Monitoring Water Supplies Released by Rick Webb, Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition The Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA) has released a report for landowners and water providers concerned about the potential impacts of pipeline […]

SELC Calls for Submissions for Environmental Writing Awards

July 18, 2016

Released by Bill Sublette, selcva.org The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during […]

Virginia Needs Help Identifying Victims

May 17, 2016

Chief Medical Examiner Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Skeletal Remains Facial Models of Individuals Shown in Hopes of Closing Cold Cases Released by Matthew LiPani, Central Region Public Information Officer In January 2016, the Richmond VA […]