A February 11 request by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to authorize additional stabilization measures for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline – including new trenching – has been challenged by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC),
Over 1,000 persons gathered February 19 in Buckingham, VA to hear Rev. William Barber and
former Vice President Al Gore at the “Moral Call for Ecological Justice.” A video of the event
can be viewed by clicking here.
Recent weekly environmental monitoring reports issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of construction problems of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline illustrate the significant environmental difficulties being encountered by the project. The photos below, taken after rains in Upshur County,
A resolution introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates that would condemn citizen groups opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been strongly opposed by the West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WVRC), an ABRA member. House Resolution 11 condemns “assaults on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline” and urges “the groups spearheading these assaults to stop their attacks and delaying actions and in the process help pave the way for a cleaner and stronger energy future for West Virginia and for the entire nation.”
A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals turned down an appeal of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC)’s December 2017 approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The case had been brought by Appalachian Mountain Advocates, Chesapeake Climate Action Network,
The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of Friends of Buckingham, challenged on February 8 the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board’s decision to approve Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline Buckingham County compressor station. Joining SELC in the lawsuit, filed with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals,
A resolution condemning the “assaults on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline” from citizen groups has been introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates. House Resolution 11, introduced February 6 and just made public this week, is co-sponsored by 49-members of the 100-member House,
The Virginia State Water Control Board will convene a special meeting on Friday, March 1 in Richmond to discuss how it should proceed to implement its decision of December 13, 2018 to consider the revocation of the Section 401 certification it granted to the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in December 2017.
The U.S. Forest Service (NFS) filed on February 11 a petition for review of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in December vacating the NFS permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Former Vice President Al Gore and Rev. William Barber will visit Buckingham County, VA on Tuesday, February 19 for a “Moral Call for Ecological Justice,” to be held from 6-8 pm at the Buckingham Middle School. The event is open to the public.