Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued an Executive Order this week establishing a statewide energy production goal for 30% of the state’s electric system to be powered by renewables by 2030, and 100% of the system resources to come from renewables by 2050.
This is the second in a series of profiles of member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
Highlanders for Responsible Development
Highlanders for Responsible Development (HRD) is a citizens’ group that promotes stewardship of the unspoiled landscape, natural resources and exceptional quality of life of the Allegheny Highlands.
Two new reports released by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) conclude that “the role of natural gas as a ‘bridge fuel’ is behind us.” In announcing the reports, RMI states:
The past decade has seen a dramatic reduction in the costs of wind,
This is the first in a series of profiles of member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
Cowpasture River Preservation Association
The Cowpasture River flows through some of western Virginia’s most scenic, rural landscape. Beginning in Highland County,
On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Scheduled events on the 20th in the greater Allegheny-Blue Ridge region include:
- Charlottesville –
It was 5 years ago this week – Tuesday, September 2, 2014 – that Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Dominion Energy CEO Tom Farrell appeared at a press conference in Richmond to announce the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project, a partnership of Dominion,
The petition filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACCP, LLC) should be denied, so stated a brief filed August 28 in opposition to the appeal. ACCP, LLC filed its Writ of Certiorari on June 25,
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has rejected a Formal Complaint filed June 21 by Wild Virginia, Preserve Craig, Indian Creek Watershed Association and two private landowners regarding numerous violations by the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) of conditions set forth in the Certificate FERC had granted the project.
The Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance has voiced strong opposition to a U.S. Forest Service proposed rule that would effectively eliminate the opportunity for the public to provide comments on many projects proposed within the National Forests. The proposed rule, published in June,