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Therese Vick
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Governor McAuliffe: You Can Run, But You Can’t HIDE!
Friends, This is a guest post by my coworker Carolyn Reilly. Carolyn lives in Virginia, and her family's farm could be severely impacted should the Mountain Valley Pipeline be built. Activist in Virginia and beyond will March on the Mansion  on July 23rd. E...

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Justice for All?
Friends, I was among the many that attended an April 7th hearing held by the North Carolina Advisory Committee of the US Commission on Civil Rights in Walnut Cove. The testimony from the community and panelists (well at least some of the panelists) was movi...

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DEQ's Weird Science
So...what would you little maniacs like to do first?  ~Lisa, Weird Science, 1985 Friends, We have witnessed a true miracle in North Carolina! Hexavalent chromium (the toxic metal made infamous by Erin Brockovich)  has been rendered safe by sheer willpower a...

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Occam's Razor or Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
"Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter
necessitatem." [1] Translated from the
Latin: "More things should not be used than are
necessary." The theory of Occam's (or Ockham's) Razor is a philosophical belief that the simplest answer is usually the correct one....

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Public Hearings
" If you participate in a public hearing, the ultimate result is that a permit will be granted. If you choose not to participate in a public hearing, the ultimate result is that a permit will be granted." ~Speaker at US EPA training in Research Triangle Par...

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RALEIGH  — The state’s Environmental Management Commission on Monday appealed a judge’s ruling that gave it the authority to force Duke Energy to immediately stop pollution at its coal ash ponds. It was an unexpected move by the state — and an unusual one —...

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There's Something in the Air, And It Ain't Honeysuckle
WARNING: ACRONYM ALERT  Friends, Its time to introduce you to two more of my extended family members. Interestingly enough they are both named Mike- hmmmm so is my ex, I digress. These two entrepreneurs are just two as the folks we have to thank for giving ...

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A Pipeline Runs Through It
Friends, It continually mystifies me when those who oppose big government intrusion and staunchly support personal property rights remain silent on issues of forced pooling and eminent domain when it concerns the oil and gas industry. It creates cognitive d...

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New Year's Resolutions
                                                                                                                                    Happy New Year! Friends, I thought that we should start the New Year off right. The extended family did quite a bit of travel...
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