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Virginia gas pipeline project clears hurdle

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Developers of a disputed natural gas pipeline project across Virginia cleared a major regulatory hurdle recently, as the U.S. Forest Service gave its go-ahead to plans to tunnel through the Blue Ridge Mountains to avoid popular attractions like the Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway.

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, meanwhile, left Atlantic Coast Pipeline...

Experts trying to explain recent deaths of 5 whales off VA coast

It’s been a grim new year for whales off the coast of Virginia, with a flurry of casualties that has experts dumbfounded.

In the month of February alone, four humpback whales turned up dead. Three washed ashore — the first near Hampton Roads, the second on the Eastern Shore and the third on Cape Henry — all apparently after being struck by large ships, and two with apparent...

About William H. Funk

William H. (Bill) Funk is a freelance environmental journalist whose work for the Bay Journal centers on wildlife, forestry, rivers, farming and other land use issues in the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Valley. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 

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