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Gov. Northam To Replace Members on the Air and Water Boards

In a stunning development late Thursday, November 15, it was reported that Virginia Governor Northam will replace two members of the Air Pollution Control Board and one member of the State Water Control Board whose terms have expired, but who were continuing to serve. 

FERC Requested to Issue Stop Work Order on ACP Due to NWP 12 Decision

Six ABRA member organizations have requested that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issue a stop work order for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) because of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ issuance on November 7 of a stay of the U.S.

A Dangerous Place to Build A Pipeline!

This week a sink hole opened on a farm near Swoope, Virginia (Augusta County) that is 20 feet deep, 9 feet long and 7 feet wide. The site is in the vicinity of the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).

Court Grants Stay in ACP Eminent Domain Case, Citing Pending Challenges

A Federal Court has issued a 90-day stay in an attempt by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC to acquire by eminent domain rights to an 11-acre property in Nash County, NC, citing as a major reason the fact that there are legal challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project pending in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that could result in a re-examination of the project.

MVP Asks FERC for Permission to Extend Project into North Carolina

Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a certificate to build an extension of its project that would extend into North Carolina, what it calls the Southgate Project.  The November 6 filing with FERC,

Virginia State Air Board Defers Vote on Permit for ACP

The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board deferred until its December 10 meeting a decision on a needed air permit for the proposed compressor station in Buckingham County for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The vote was 6-0.

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