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Read the Fourth Circuit opinion on the Forest Service case (12/13/2018).


Read SELC's request to FERC to revoke the ACP's certification (12/13/2018).


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ABRA Update

ACP Attempt to Expand Stabilization Activities Challenged

A February 11 request by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to authorize additional stabilization measures for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline – including new trenching – has been challenged by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC),

Standing Room Only for “Moral Call for Ecological Justice”

Over 1,000 persons gathered February 19 in Buckingham, VA to hear Rev. William Barber and
former Vice President Al Gore at the “Moral Call for Ecological Justice.” A video of the event
can be viewed by clicking here.

Why the ACP Challenges the Central Appalachian Ecology

Recent weekly environmental monitoring reports issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of construction problems of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline illustrate the significant environmental difficulties being encountered by the project.  The photos below, taken after rains in Upshur County,

WV Rivers Fires Back at House Resolution Condemning ACP Opponents

A resolution introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates that would condemn citizen groups opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been strongly opposed by the West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WVRC), an ABRA member.  House Resolution 11 condemns “assaults on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline” and urges “the groups spearheading these assaults to stop their attacks and delaying actions and in the process help pave the way for a cleaner and stronger energy future for West Virginia and for the entire nation.”

Angie Rosser,

DC Circuit Rejects Challenge to FERC Certificate for the MVP

A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals turned down an appeal of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC)’s December 2017 approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.  The case had been brought by Appalachian Mountain Advocates, Chesapeake Climate Action Network,

Buckingham Air Permit Challenged in Court

The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of Friends of Buckingham, challenged on February 8 the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board’s decision to approve Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline Buckingham County compressor station. Joining SELC in the lawsuit, filed with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals,

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
Issues Uncovered in the DEIS
Draft EIS for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline : 7 Major Issues with the Route through our National Forests
Drilling the Blue Ridge
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