Environmental Southeast

WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

Federal regulators have approved two major natural gas pipelines that would start in West Virginia and supply the eastern seaboard.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved both the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Friday evening. Source: WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

National

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes Justin Angle, The University of Montana For years, many have said that sports teams with Native American mascots – the Cleveland Indians, Chicago Blackhawks and Florida State Seminoles, to name a few – perpetuate stereotypes against Native people. Others have argued that these mascots are harmless; […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental Featured Stories

Will Tree Clearing for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Begin In November?

In the weeks leading up to the FERC approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, several news articles were published speculating that tree clearing would begin for the pipeline as soon as mid November. The Roanoke Times first mentioned in an article published on September 28th that there was a push to begin tree clearing by […]

Culture

Heroic fusion: Pop culture meets Indigenous tradition in When Raven Became Spider – Sudbury.com

When Raven Became Spider is anexhibit showcasing comic book imagery combined with stories and themes from traditional and contemporary Indigenous culture, on until Oct. 29. And the colourful, pop-art style pieces present a unique take on everyone’s favourite superheroes. Source: Heroic fusion: Pop culture meets Indigenous tradition in When Raven Became Spider – Sudbury.com

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Featured Stories

County Commissioners Express Concern Over Suggested “Consultation Planning Zone”

County Commissioners in one North Carolina County unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday, October 17 expressing concerns over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline what they term a development dead zone. The resolution states that the proposed natural gas pipeline will cause a development dead zone 1,300 feet wide by 12 miles long running through “the heart […]