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Groups Challenge FERC’s Approval of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

For Immediate Release: 23 March 2017 Groups Challenge Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Approval of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Washington, DC — Today, the Sierra Club, Lancaster Against Pipelines, Lebanon Pipeline Awareness, Allegheny Defense Project, Clean Air Council, Concerned Citizens of Lebanon County, and Heartwood filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline.  The pipeline would clear cut its way through ten Pennsylvania counties, impacting hundreds of acres of forested land and crossing dozens of wetlands and water bodies. The
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Lawsuit Launched over Fracking in the Wayne National Forest

For Immediate Release, January 26, 2017 Contact: Wendy Park, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 844-7138, wpark@biologicaldiversity.org Nathan Johnson, Ohio Environmental Council, (614) 487-5841, NJohnson@theOEC.org Tabitha Tripp, Heartwood, (812) 307-4326, info@heartwood.org Loraine McCosker, Ohio Sierra Club, (740) 590-8474, loraine.mccosker@gmail.com Lawsuit Launched Over Fracking in Wayne National Forest   Feds Fail to Address Danger to Wildlife Habitat, Streams ATHENS, Ohio— Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over invalid and outdated Endangered Species Act approvals of oil and gas leasing plans for the Wayne
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27th Annual Forest Council “Strong Roots”

JOIN US at the 2017 Heartwood Forest Council “Strong Roots!” May 26th-May 29th, 2017 Dear Co-Sponsor and Heartwood Supporter, We’re in the early planning stages for the upcoming Strong Roots! Heartwood Forest Council. For this year’s Council, Heartwood returns to the Katuah bioregion in the mountains north of Asheville, NC, and we want you to be a part of the process! Join us to plan programming, entertainment, publicity, outreach, and food. About our Strong Roots! theme: For 27 years, Heartwood has grown strong roots in the eastern hardwood forest region, sprouting campaigns and digging resilience and interconnectedness among people protecting
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