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ABRA Update

Additional Information Provided on Virginia DEQ Water Quality Meetings

Last week’s ABRA Update reported that the Virginia State Water Control Board would hold special meetings in on the proposed water quality certifications for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).  The Department of Environmental Quality has since provided additional information on how the sessions will proceed.

ACP/MVP Easement Conversions Top VOF Agenda for Monday

The proposed conservation easement conversions of certain properties along the routes of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline may be decided on Monday, October 16 during a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. 

People’s Tribunal Set for October 28 in Charlottesville

A public forum on human rights and environmental justice impacts that would result from the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline is scheduled for Saturday, October 28 in Charlottesville, VA beginning at 11:30 am.  The event will feature experts in the fields of environmental and medical science,

North Carolina Begins ACP Air Permit Consideration

The North Carolina Division of Air Quality on October 10 opened a public comment period for a minor source air quality permit for the proposed Northampton Compressor Station, which would serve the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). If the permit is approved,

Virginia State Water Board Delays 401 Decisions Until December

The Virginia State Water Control Board (SWCB) announced this week that it will hold town meetings in December to consider the applications for water quality certification for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline.  The consideration is part of the process required under Section 401 of the federal Clean Water Act.

New Social Media Ads Released by ABRA Members

New ads against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, designed for social media consumption, have been released by two ABRA members.  The Southern Environmental Law Center has produced a 30 second video that stresses that the ACP is not needed,

Story Maps

Story Maps

Our member group Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition has produced a series of interactive Story Maps that take a deeper look at some of the reasons the ACP and MVP are unacceptable proposals. Click on the map image below to navigate to the full map content.

Shenandoah Mountain Scenic Area
Proposed Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area and the ACP
Draft EIS for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline : 7 Major Issues with the Route through our National Forests
Drilling through the Blue Ridge Mountains for the ACP: A High Risk Proposal
NE Nat Gas Capacity
Atlantic Coast Pipeline: A Question of Need
Potential 500-feet Utility Corridor
ACP and Our National Forests
ACP Access Roads: Undisclosed Impacts
Ground Truth about ACP Access Roads
Access Roads and Well Pads in Gasland
Forest Fragmentation and the ACP
Threatened Conservation Easements
Dominion's Pipeline Threatens Protected Private Land
Kate's Mountain Clover
Unique Shale Barrens Threatened by the ACP