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Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (10/23/2019)

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Appeal of Forest Service Case Scheduled for Supreme Court Argument

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that the appeal of the case vacating the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s (ACP) permit from the U.S. Forest Service to build across Forest Service land is scheduled for oral argument on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10 am.

New Study: Environment Agencies’ Staff, Budget Cuts Endanger Public Health

A new analysis released December 5 by the Environmental Integrity Project, a watchdog group, concluded that over the past decade, 40 states reduced the workforce of their environmental agencies and 30 states cut their pollution control agency’s budget. 

Briefing Schedule Set for Appeal of Forest Service Case to Supreme Court

Initial briefs in the Cowpasture River Preservation Association, et. al. v. Forest Service are due to be filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by the petitioners – U.S. Forest Service and Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC – on December 2.

New Alternative Energy Advances Announced

Several new developments have been announced over the past week that advance the wider applicability of alternative energy sources as a replacement for fossil fuel sources.

  • Solar Energy Breakthrough – Heliogen, a solar start-up funded by billionaire Bill Gates,

Who is ABRA? Friends of Nelson

This is another in a series of profiles of the member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.

Friends of Nelson

In May 2014, shortly after Dominion Energy announced its plan to build a natural gas pipeline through Nelson County,

Duke Energy Projects ACP to be Operational in 2022

Lynn Good, Chairman and CEO of Duke Energy, says that the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) will be completed “in late 2021 with full-in service in the first half of 2022,” according to a transcript of the company’s third quarter earnings conference call with investment analysts on November 8. 

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