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  • ACP enlists 4 labor unions for construction

    The Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC has signed agreements with the nation’s four leading building and construction trade unions, which it says affirms its commitment to hiring skilled union workers for the pipeline’s construction.

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  • Cooper must stand with Eastern NC on natural gas pipeline

    Gov. Roy Cooper’s role should favor the rural and impoverished communities, to include Robeson County, whose collective fingers are crossed in the hope that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, arguably the most scrutinized project of its kind in this nation’s history, will clear what is essentially a final hurdle of getting a water quality permit from the DEQ.

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  • Power Play

    Turn right up there off the main road, go a little ways and take another right,” the clerk at the country store says. He adds with a grin, “I don’t think you’ll miss it.” His meaning is soon clear: The pine plantations that line both sides of River Road in the tiny rural community of Cofield suddenly give way to a massive industrial complex.

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