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FERC Lifts Stop-Work Order. ACP Construction May Resume.


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Review of Reissuance of ACP Permits Requested

Permits for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) that were issued by the National Park Service (NPS) and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and were struck down last month by the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals were reissued this past week. 

Court to Hear Challenges to ACP Forest Service, Water Quality Permits

Next Friday, September 28, two important cases on the fate of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be argued before the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond. The first case to be argued challenges the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decision on December 12,

Hands Across the Appalachian Trail to be Held September 22

The third Annual “Hands Across the Appalachian Trail” has been announced for Saturday, September 22, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Humpback Rocks Visitor Center, located at Milepost 5.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The event is designed to highlight the necessity of protecting the Appalachian Trail from the unwanted onslaught of natural gas pipelines. 

New Shenandoah Valley Alliance Announced

A new coalition to serve citizen and community interests in the Shenandoah Valley has been announced.  The Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley is a merger of four existing community organizations: Rockingham’s Community Alliance for Preservation (CAP), Shenandoah Forum, Augusta County Alliance,

FERC Lifts Stop-Work Order. ACP Construction May Resume.

Early Monday afternoon (September 17th) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission lifted the stop work order for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline it issued on August 10.  The FERC Notice, a copy of which is attached, was based on the issuance of new permits by,

Large Turnout Shows for Air Board Hearing on ACP Compressor Station

A crowd of over 150 persons attended a September 11 hearing in Buckingham, VA conducted by the Virginia State Air Control Board (SACB) to receive comments on the proposed compressor station for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).  The facility, which would be the only compressor station currently proposed for the ACP in Virginia,

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