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Choose solar power, not corporate power

SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) has just revealed that solar accounted for 64 percent of new electric-generating capacity in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2016. That was more than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined.
Watershed work, well done

Marc Malik (second from left) receives a certificate of appreciation from RappFLOW board members (from left) Bev Hunter, Carolyn Thornton, Forrest Marquisee and Donna Marquisee.
Grazing along

In an effort to increase his farm’s profitability and reduce environmental impacts such as runoff and soil erosion, Flint Hill farmer Mike Sands began working with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) in 2013.
Mountaintop meeting

The Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (RLEP) held its board meeting Monday evening atop Red Oak Mountain in Woodville.
Wild Ideas: Nature as medicine

Having a passion for nature can be rewarding in many ways, but now scientists are finding that being out in nature offers real health benefits.
Save the farm, save the Bay

The five-year court battle is over. The Supreme Court of the United States, by declining to hear the case, has affirmed two lower courts’ decisions that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not overstep its bounds by setting total maximum…