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CWFNC sends a weekly news digest which features news and research on hydraulic fracuring.  We also include local events events and details on how you get get involved! Click here to join our “FrackUpdates” list to receive our updates in your inbox!

Pipeline and Fracking Updates Archive!

Dominion Sponsors NAACP Meeting—Protest!, Nov. 12, 2019

11 State Attorneys General—including NC’s– Urge FERC to Respect States’ Energy Rights and Assess Climate Impacts, Nov. 5, 2019

Cooper Asked to Answer ACP Approval Questions, Oct. 29, 2019

FERC Stops MVP Construction; Courts Rebuff Eminent Domain, Oct. 22, 2019

Cooper Staff to Answer ACP Questions, Oct. 15, 2019

Duke Customers & Multi-Year Rates?? ACP to Supreme Court, Oct. 8, 2019

Supreme Court May Hear ACP, MVP Cases, Oct. 1, 2019

Tri-State Pipeline Protest Photos, Videos!, Sept. 24, 2019

Upcoming Pipelines & EJ Events!, Sept. 17, 2019

NC Regulators Challenge Pipeline Rates, Sept. 10, 2019

Monitoring MVP; Climate/Pipeline Events Sept 20-23, Sept. 3, 2019

KY Pipeline Explosion Still a Mystery, Aug. 27, 2019

Rate Hike Bill Vote Today!, Aug. 20, 2019

Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike! , Aug. 13, 2019

Report: NO Need for MVP Southgate in NC, Aug. 8, 2019

Two Rushed ACP Permits Vacated!, July 30, 2019

Did NC Official Sign ACP Doc in Haste?, July 23, 2019

Candidates to the Fed: Disclose Climate Risks, July 16, 2019

Toxic Pipeline Coating; Climate and Heat Waves, July 9, 2019

Legislators Promoting ACP Are Investors!, July 2, 2019

Stand with Bishop Barber Against ACP! Sat., Gaston, June 25, 2019

NC DEQ Denies MVP Southgate Permit, June 18, 2019

New Report: The Fracking Endgame, June 11, 2019

Bishop Barber Coming to Northampton Co.!, June 4, 2019

ACP Granted Extension to Appeal Challenge, May 28, 2019

Landowners, Activists Protest ACP in VA, May 21, 2019

Judges Critical of ACP Permit in Court, May 14, 2019

Mounting Doubt on ACP’s Completion, April 30, 2019

NC Lawmakers Urge FERC to Stop ACP, April 23, 2019

Trump’s Orders Fast-Track Pipelines, April 16, 2019

Impacts of ACP “Work Stoppage” Disputed, April 9, 2019

Agencies Fail to Fine MVP; Fossil Industry Deception, April 2, 2019

A “Plan B” for ACP? — Duke CEO, March 26, 2019

Records Reveal Cooper’s Ties to ACP, March 19, 2019

Mounting ACP Challenges Worry Investors, March 12, 2019

Court stays ACP property access 90 days, March 5, 2019

ACP’s App Trail Rehearing Request DENIED!, February 26, 2019

ACP Price Tag Now $7.8B!, February 19, 2019

Can ACP Survive Permit Pileup?, February 12, 2019

Study Confirms NO Need for ACP!, February 5, 2019

Trump Admin. Pulls ACP Permits!, January 29, 2019

Park Service Withdraws Key Permit for ACP!, January 22, 2019

ACP Bribes Tribes; Duke’s Shares Fall, January 15, 2019

ACP Must Wait, No Quick Hearing!, Januart 8, 2019

ACP Lagging; 2018 Climate in Review, January 2, 2019

ACP War of Words; Docs Released!, December 27, 2018

Court Pulls ACP Forest Permit!, December 18, 2018

ACP Halted!; VA Sues MVP, December 11, 2018

NC Paddlers Resist ACP!, December 4, 2018

Tar River “NO ACP” Flotilla; Stopped In-Stream Work, November 27, 2018

Dec. 1, ACP Protest Flotilla on Tar River!; VA Gov. Under Fire, November 20, 2018

NC DEQ Doubts MVP-Southgate Need; ACP Loses Permit (Again!), November 13, 2018

ACP Swells to $7B; VA County Rejects ACP Permit Again!, November 7, 2018

Cooper’s Climate Change Goal Misses Mark; The ACP Con, October 30, 2918

MVP Loses Water Crossing Approvals; ACP Gets Last VA Permits, October 23, 2018

ACP Work OK’d Before Permit; IPCC Report Flawed?, October 16, 2018

MVP Permits Vacated; IPCC: Rapid Fossil Fuel Phase-out Urgent, October 9, 2018

ACP Permit Scrutinized in NC; Judges Question Pipeline Rules, October 2, 2018

MVP Swells to $4.6B; ACP Halted in Nat’l Forests, September 26, 2018

Feds OK ACP Work; Boston Area Gas Fires, Explosions, September 18, 2018

NC Gov. Urged to Block ACP; MVP Southgate Resisted, September 11, 2018

MVP Work Resumes: Fracking’s Financial Crisis, September 4, 2018