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Activist groups seeks to stop Interstate 73 (access required)

An activist group has filed suit in federal court seeking to stop funding for the construction of an interstate to connect the Roanoke Valley and North Carolina. Virginians for Appropriate Roads cites what it calls Interstate 73’s “significant, irreversible adverse ...

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Chesapeake approves large biodiesel plant (access required)

CHESAPEAKE—The City Council has approved a developer’s plan to build the country’s largest biodiesel plant, citing the company’s promise to spend up to $5 million to revitalize the surrounding area. The council voted 7-2 in favor of Smiling Earth Energy’s ...

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