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Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled in Major Win for Land Defenders, Environmentalists

HeadlineJul 06, 2020

In environmental news, Duke Energy and Dominion Energy have canceled plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, in a major victory for Indigenous and environmental activists who have opposed the project since it was announced in 2014. The 600-mile pipeline would have carried fracked gas from West Virginia to North Carolina, passing under the Appalachian Trail in Virginia’s George Washington National Forest.

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