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Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (9/12/2019)

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ABRA Update

Legal Challenge to FERC Certificate Put on Hold

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,

New NRDC Study Confirms Unequal Water Quality for Minorities

“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,

Who is ABRA? West Virginia Rivers Coalition

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,

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear ACP Appeal of Forest Service Case

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.

Strong Turnouts for Hands Across the AT Rallies

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 EPA Proposal to Weaken State 401 Authority Due Oct. 21

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,

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