Conservation Groups Challenge National Forest Service’s Hasty Decision

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Press Release: Lawsuit against FERC Approval of Atlantic Coast Pipeine

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Press Release: ABRA Announces Compliance Surveillance Initiative (Pipeline CSI)

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Pipeline CSI Meeting

March 3, 2018, 1:30-5 pm, Holiday Inn, 152 Fairway Lane, Staunton, VA (intersection of I-81 and Rt. 262)

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Registration Open for March 3 Pipeline CSI Meeting

ABRA is convening a special meeting on Saturday, March 3, from 1:30 to 5 pm at the Holiday Inn in Staunton, VA (152 Fairway Lane, Staunton, VA, located at the intersection of I-81 and Rt. 262) to explain details of the coalition’s Pipeline Compliance Surveillance Initiative (CSI) and describe how interested individuals can participate in the program.

ACP Receives Army Corps Permit

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline has now received authorization from all relevant Army Corps of Engineers offices to proceed with the project in accordance with the Corps National Permit 12 program. The Corps’ Pittsburgh office issued its authorization with a February 7 letter,

Army Corps Sued Over Its MVP Approval

A coalition of clean water advocates has filed a suit contending the United States Army Corps of Engineers improperly issued a crucial permit for the fracked gas Mountain Valley Pipeline. The suit was filed February 13 by Appalachian Mountain Advocates on behalf of a coalition made up of the Sierra Club,

Meanwhile, in North Carolina . . .

Forest Service Issues Permit for ACP, Conservation Groups Sue

The U.S. Forest Service (NFS) has granted a Special Use Permit (SUP) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross 36+ miles of forest lands in the Monongahela and George Washington National Forests.  The permit was signed on January 23 and announced last week,

Army Corp Gives O.K. to West Virginia Portion of ACP

A Nationwide Permit (NWP) has been issued by the Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Corp of Engineers for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s proposed route in West Virginia.  The Corp’s February 7 letter of approval  indicated that 187 stream crossings and wetlands would be involved in the four West Virginia counties affected: Harrison,

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
Draft EIS for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline : 7 Major Issues with the Route through our National Forests
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