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Surveys permitted through national forests for Atlantic Coast Pipeline project

The US Forest Service agreed to allow temporary special use permits for surveys along the new route proposed for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


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Nelson businesses call for federal review of proposed pipelines

Forty-four Nelson County businesses are among those urging a federal review of all four proposed gas pipelines that would cross Virginia.


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New challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline, fracked gas power plant

A new challenge from conservation groups to a gas power plant presents another potential roadblock for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


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Groups challenge assertion that Atlantic Coast Pipeline is needed

The Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA) responded to the March 11, 2016 letter of support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


Pipeline route threatens new parts of Virginia, West Virginia

Dominion Energy announced plans today to re-route the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline through Highland, Bath and Augusta counties.


Atlantic Coast Pipeline to adopt alternative route through national forests

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC has worked with the U.S. Forest Service over the last several months to find an alternative route that avoids sensitive areas.


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Businesses, labor, industry groups praise governor for support of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Members of the EnergySure Coalition sent a letter to Gov. Terry McAuliffe thanking him for his continued, outspoken support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


Letter: Questions about Dominion, pipeline, in Buckingham County

Dominion has held a series of Advisory Committee meetings allowing residents input into the proposed compressor station slated to be built near Yogaville and two black church communities.


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Report: Pipeline climate impacts could double that of smokestacks

A new report by the Sierra Club finds that pollution from two proposed pipelines would almost double the total emissions from existing power plants in Virginia.


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Local group hosts community meeting regarding pipeline impacts

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline and how it will affect every person in the county is the focus of an upcoming community meeting in Verona.


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Environmental groups in two states file legal protest of proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline

The proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline that would carry natural gas fracked in northern West Virginia 301 miles through West Virginia and Virginia is not needed, would cause irreparable harm to the environment and private property, and should be denied.


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Citizen groups raise concerns about soil surveys along Atlantic Coast Pipeline route

Today the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance submitted a comment letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calling on the agency to reexamine the pending application of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC and question the soil surveys conducted along the entire pipeline route.


Wild Virginia: FERC rejects Atlantic Coast Pipeline soil testing data

In a 23-page letter dated November 5, 2015 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Clyde Thompson, Forest Supervisor of the Monongahela National Forest, requested that FERC reject all soil testing data generated by Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC in the George Washington National Forest in Virginia and the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia.


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Thirty groups in Virginia, West Virginia call for review of proposed gas pipelines

Thirty organizations in Virginia and West Virginia have joined forces to call on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to conduct a combined, comprehensive review of all four of the major natural gas pipeline projects currently proposed for the Blue Ridge and Central Appalachian region.


Update on Atlantic Coast Pipeline route variation in Augusta County

Last Friday, Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC announced that it had identified a minor route variation to avoid crossing the Lyndhurst Source Water Protection Area in Augusta County, as requested by the Augusta County Service Authority.


Friends of Augusta endorses Ellen Arthur in 24th House District race

Friends of Augusta has endorsed Democratic Party nominee Ellen Arthur for the 24th District House of Delegates.


Activists disrupt Gov. Terry McAuliffe speech to protest pipeline

Five activists disrupted Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s keynote address at the Biennial Natural Resources and Energy Law Symposium today by performing a poem written specifically for the governor and creatively demanding that he “call off” the proposed pipelines threatening to go through Virginia.


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EnergySure Coalition applauds Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s FERC filing

EnergySure, a coalition of more than 160 businesses, labor organizations, and other local, state and national groups, today announced its resounding support of Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s filing submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


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Atlantic Coast Pipeline applies for permit to build $5 billion natural gas pipeline

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC today formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to build a 564-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline.


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Letter: Where is Mark Warner on the pipeline?

Sen. Mark Warner recently visited Charlottesville to participate in an employment discussion. He agreed to meet the prior evening with representatives from nearby counties regarding the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


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Community groups in eight states participating in Hands Across Our Land

The culmination of what was conceived last January during a conversation between Free Nelson Co-Chair Sharon Ponton and Nelson County activist Matt Dwyer will occur when communities in eight states take part in the Aug. 18 Hands Across Our Land.


David Swanson: Hey, I have an idea where they can stick the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia campaigned on green energy (and I hear some people may have believed him, though I haven’t met one) and then immediately backed the proposed construction of a giant fracked-gas pipeline through the mountains and farms of Virginia to carry fossil fuels from West Virginia to North Carolina.


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Nelson County residents rally for independence from Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Friends of Nelson, a citizen’s group in Nelson County opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, plans to rally in celebration of American Independence and the rights our founding fathers conferred on citizens, as well as protest the erosion of property rights this fourth of July.


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Poll: Voters in Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia support pipeline

Recent polling conducted for Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) continues to examine what role the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Keystone XL Pipeline, offshore production and other energy issues could play in the 2016 presidential election.


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Atlantic Coast Pipeline files legal actions against landowners

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC filed legal actions on Tuesday against 27 landowners in three Virginia counties among more than 100 landowners who could face legal action for refusing to give permission to survey along the proposed pipeline route.


Pipeline threatening bald eagles in Augusta County?

Did you know that Augusta County has a pair of bald eagles nesting in Swoope? Last Sunday Michael Godfrey invited me out to Swoope to see them for myself. Last Sunday Michael Godfrey invited me out to Swoope to see them for myself.


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Music for the Mountains: Anti-pipeline music festival set for July 18

Friends of Augusta, with Friends of Nelson, Free Nelson, Augusta County Alliance, Wild Virginia, Pipeline Education Group, and Chesapeake Bay Group Sierra Club are together sponsoring Music for the Mountains, an anti-pipeline music festival, on July 18th.


Pipeline fight: Who advocates for the people?

As president of Friends of Augusta, I found it necessary to attend a day of demonstration outside of FERC, not only because of my strong opposition to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but also because of how flawed the process of approving pipelines is.


Friends of Nelson joins grassroots coalition protesting FERC over proposed pipeline

Today, on the steps outside the Washington office of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Friends of Nelson is protesting what it calls FERC’s flagrant disregard for the public in the permitting process for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


Pipeline: A matter of numbers

After many long months, the ACP and Dominion are now releasing details of the proposed pipeline through several West Virginia counties and the Virginia counties of Highland, Augusta, and Nelson.