In danger: Cowpasture River, Bath County
Comments to the Virginia State Water Control Board on the Army Corps of Engineers NWP 12
Press Release: ABRA Announces Compliance Surveillance Initiative (Pipeline CSI)
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The request of the Virginia State Water Control Board for input from the public on the sufficiency of the U.S. Army Corps NWP 12 permit program for stream crossings of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) produced an outpouring of comments.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on June 15 turned down pending petitions to rehear the October 13 agency decision to approve construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The vote was 3-2, with Commissioners LaFleur and Glick dissenting. A copy of the 172-page opinion,
June 24, 1-2 pm – Circle of Protection: interfaith prayer vigil to protect Buckingham’s air, water and right to own land. Union Hill Baptist Church, 1496 Union Hill Rd., Buckingham, VA. More info at https://facebook.com/events/325505834642906/.
A motion was filed June 11 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that the agency immediately revoke its May 11 authorization for construction to proceed in West Virginia for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The action, filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Defenders of Wildlife,
Friday, June 15 is the deadline for submitting comments on the adequacy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NWP 12 program for stream crossings of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Written comments may be submitted via hand-delivery to DEQ,
ABRA is assembling teams of incident investigators who can assist ABRA staff in checking out incidents of possible pipeline violations that are reported by volunteers into the Pipeline Compliance Surveillance Initiative (CSI). Persons interested in becoming part of such teams in Virginia or West Virginia are asked to contact Lew Freeman at
Local & ACP
- – NBC29 News – 6/20/18
Regional & MVP
- – Daily Beast – 6/21/18
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.