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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, Nathan Johnson, Ohio Environmental Council, (614) 487-5841, Tabitha Tripp, Heartwood, (812) 307-4326, Loraine McCosker, Ohio Sierra Club, (740) 590-8474, 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to sue the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over invalid and outdated Endangered Species Act approvals of oil and gas leasing plans for the Wayne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 Heartwood Supporter, For this year’s Council, Heartwood returns to the Katuah bioregion in the Great Smoky Mountains. For 27 years, Heartwood has grown strong roots in the eastern hardwood forest region, sprouting campaigns and building resilience and interconnectedness among people protecting the places they love. Please visit our event page for full details about location, schedule, and registration. We invite and encourage grassroots groups in this region to become Cosponsors of this event by making a donation that fits your budget. Cosponsors help underwrite the
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