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Dismal Falls Hike

Dismal Falls Hike

Sunday, December 14. Easy/moderate, just over four miles. We will hike from VA 606 to the falls, check out the ice formations, have lunch, and then head back. Total elevation change of about 600 feet. Dress in layers and bring lunch and water. Carpool from the Blacksburg University City Blvd. Kroger (near the bus stop) […]

Virginia Sierra Club Chapter 2014 General Assembly Scorecard

Virginia Sierra Club Chapter 2014 General Assembly Scorecard

The Virginia Sierra Club chapter has released its 2014 General Assembly scorecard. Click here for a comprehensive report. Notice in our area, Senator Edwards is one of the only legislators who is a friend of the environment, introducing a bill to advance clean energy (SB 350- Expanding Net Energy Metering). If you would like to […]

Minutes for November 2014

Minutes for November 2014

Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg, VA November, 19 2014 7:00 pm Attendees: Members: Maria Bowling, Jessica Bennett, Mary Ratliff, Tom Hoffman, Bruce Grimes, Sal Valenza, Larry Bernath, Susan Gaskins The meeting began with reminder that voting was being completed at the meeting for those members who had not returned votes by mail. Maria Bowling presented a quick […]

RAAP Quarterly Meeting- Dec. 10

RAAP Quarterly Meeting- Dec. 10

BAE Systems is having its quarterly community meeting on December 10, 7:00 at the New River Valley Business Center in Radford. U.S. Army, BAE, and DEQ staff will be in attendance to answer questions. Click here for details.

Mill Creek Outing

Mill Creek Outing

Winter Picnic at Mill Creek in Narrows, Sunday, November 23, 1:00-4:00 pm. We will have a picnic and bonfire, and folks can stroll up the waterfall path. Bring your own lunch or something to share. Hot water for hot drinks will be available. To carpool, meet at the University City Blvd. Kroger parking lot by […]

Clean Power Plan Rally in Richmond- November 19

Clean Power Plan Rally in Richmond- November 19

It is on the day of our group’s monthly meeting, but on Wednesday, November 19, people from all over Virginia will be heading to Richmond for the Joint Legislative Hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. This is a good opportunity to arrive with our No Pipeline signs to bring awareness and make […]

Share Pipeline Concerns with FERC and Elected Officials

Share Pipeline Concerns with FERC and Elected Officials

EQT has filed their paperwork with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, docket PF15-3. If you have individual questions about your legal rights, contact Joe Lovett at Appalachian Mountain Advocates. Now is the time to write to FERC, sharing your concerns. Send your letter to: Kimberley Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street NE […]

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