In danger: Cowpasture River, Bath County
Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (9/12/2019)
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Consideration of legal challenges to the certificate issued in December 2017 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), which was to be argued before the DC Circuit Court of Appeals on October 16,
“Race, ethnicity, and language had the strongest relationship to slow and ineffective enforcement of the Safe Drinking Water Act,” according to the findings of a new study released September 24 by ABRA member Natural Resources Defense Council. The study found that “while the Safe Drinking Water Act guarantees all Americans access to clean,
This is another in a series of profiles of the member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
West Virginia Rivers Coalition
In 1990 a group of concerned citizens gathered in a private home to form what was to become a statewide organization to promote the preservation,
The U.S. Supreme Court Friday morning (October 4) announced that it will accept the appeal by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) of the Cowpasture River, et. al. vs Forest Service. A date for oral arguments of the case has not been set.
Hands Across the AT rallies were held at 3 Virginia locations along the Appalachian Trail (AT) this past weekend: near Pearisburg, Blumont, and at Humpback Rocks. Speakers at the Humpback event speaking against the proposed crossing of the AT by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline at Reed’s Gap,
Comments on a new proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would weaken the ability of states to regulate their own waters are due October 21. The rule, reported on in the August 16 ABRA Update,
Local & ACP
- – The Recorder – 10/9/19
- – The Roanoke Times – 10/7/19
- – The New Yorker – 10/9/19
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.