Southern Floods: A Regional Look

The first time I heard the phrase “thousand-year flood,” I was in Nashville, Tennessee. It was May 2010, and large swaths of the downtown were suddenly under water, along with highways and neighborhoods that appeared far from the river’s reach. Nashville isn’t anywhere near the coast. The floods didn’t begin […]

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Another Court Ruling Against a West Virginia Pipeline, Then Another Effort to Change the Rules

A federal appeals court has revoked a key approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Now, state regulators are working to change the rules — again — so it can proceed. This article was produced in partnership with the Charleston Gazette-Mail, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. […]

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Feds Allow Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction to Resume

Federal regulators gave the Atlantic Coast Pipeline the green light to restart construction Monday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission halted construction of the 600-mile pipeline last month after a federal court threw out two of the project’s federal permits. In early August, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the Fish […]

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