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Wild Virginia in the News!

May 16, 2017 – Virginia Forests Join National “Network” to Protect Them (Public News Service)

April 25, 2017 – Wild Virginia Conservation Director David Sligh wins River Hero Award (River Network)

April 13, 2017 – Wild & Scenic Film Festival highlights environmental issues (The Breeze)

April 6, 2017 – DEQ to require pipeline projects to secure state water quality certification (Roanoke Times)

April 5, 2017- Major Conflict of Interest Threatens Environmental Impact Review for Atlantic Coast Pipeline (Truthout)

March 9, 2017 – Anti-pipeline groups take legal stand with FERC motion (Newsleader)

March 10, 2017 – EPA cuts could take toll on Valley waterways (Newsleader)

March 10, 2017 – Advocacy groups: Pipeline assessment lacks real analysis (WHSV)

March 12, 2017  – Citizens groups: Scrap pipeline impact statement  (The News Virginian)

March 15, 2017 – Groups file challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline document (Daily Progress)

February 23, 2017  – Virginia’s governor can and must protect us from bad pipeline projects (The News Virginian)

December 12, 2016 – This Proposed Pipeline Would Cut Right Through the Appalachian Trail (Huffington Post)

December 5, 2016 – People’s hearing convened to reform FERC
(DC Media Group)

December 7, 2016 – FERC’s Pipeline Impact Statement Full of Errors, say Environmental Groups (WVTF)

November 29, 2016 – LOCKN’ Raises About $30,000 for Local Charities (NBC 29)

November 18, 2016 – Teach-in addresses Standing Rock protests, environmental justice (Cavalier Daily)

November 18, 2016 – Wild Virginia calls on Forest Service, BLM to reject draft environmental assessment for Mountain Valley Pipeline (Augusta Free Press)

November 15, 2016 – People protest Dakota Access Pipeline on Downtown Mall (CBS 19)

November 14, 2016- Volunteer stream monitoring program to hold training Dec. 10 in Blacksburg  (Roanoke Times)

October 13th, 2016 – Patagonia Gets Political

September 17, 2016 – Opponents of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protest in Afton (NBC 29)

September 9, 2016 – Conservation Leaders from around Virginia Meet to Discuss Central VA (NBC 29)

September 9, 2016 – Hikers get a glimpse at where Atlantic Coast Pipeline may go (CBS 19)

September 1, 2106  – In the Pipeline’s Path (Earth Island Journal)

August 25, 2016 – Booming Wood Pellet Production Inching Toward Watershed Forests (Bay Journal)

August 22, 2016 – ‘Cheers for Charity’ at Starr Hill Brewery Supporting Wild Virginia (NBC 29)

August 13, 2016 – Learning How to Monitor Water Quality (WHSV)

July 24, 2016 – People Get a Look at Where Proposed Pipeline Will Go (NBC 29)

September 23, 2015 – Anti-Pipeline Groups Prepare to Fight Dominion’s Applications (NBC 29)

  • September 20, 2015 – Wild Virginia Rallies Opposition to Dominion’s Federal Filings of Pipeline Plans (NBC 29)

August 21, 2015  – W.Va. pipeline case kindles hope in local opposition (Daily Progress)

August 19, 2015 – Pipeline protesters take to the forest (News Leader)

August 3, 2015National Forest Weighs in on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (NBC 29)

August 2, 2015 – Morning News Weekend: Ernie Reed (1070 WINA News Radio)

July 28, 2015 – Environmental Group Discusses Forests and Climate Change (Newsplex)

June 18, 2015 – Pipeline Meeting with Sierra Club (Newsplex)

March 27, 2015  – Blue Ridge Outdoors (Wild VA on Newsplex)

March 19, 2015 – FERC hears fervent arguments for and against pipeline (News Leader)

February 28, 2015 – Pipelines opponents challenge survey start times  (The News Virginian)

February 23, 2015 – Dominion releases alternate routes for pipeline (The News Virginian)

January 7, 2015 – Ernie Reed at 106.1 the corner – radio –

November 22, 2014 – Groups want to protect Shenandoah Mountain (News Leader)

November 19, 2014 – About the release of the forest plan: Wild Virginia weighs in on George Washington National Forest plan (Augusta Free Press)

November 18, 2014 George Washington National Forest plan released to mixed reviews – Multiple uses compete for largest federal land holding in Bay watershed (Bay Journal)

September 3,  2014 – Pipeline Slices through National Forest (Bay Journal)

September 2 – 2014 – Wild Virginia’s Response to Gov McAuliffe’s Pipeline Announcement (Augusta Free Press)

September 2 , 2014 – Pipeline Changes are for the Worse  (Daily Progress)

July 1, 2014 – Pipeline Threatens National Forests (Daily Progress)

June 24, 2013- Reed: Please no fracking in the National Forests (Times Dispatch)

April 3, 2013 – Fracking Field Trip (Daily News Record)

April 18, 2013 – What the frack: What happens in West Virginia can happen here (in The Hook)

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