The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated on December 13 the U.S. Forest Service’s approval for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross two national forests and the Appalachian Trail. The Court’s 60-page opinion came on a case brought by several ABRA members and others that was argued on September 28 (see ABRA Update #200 for details).
In a filing late December 13, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) was asked to revoke the certificate for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in light of the decision earlier in the day by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate the U.S.
- – KVPI 6 News – 12/3/18
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.
- – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 6/11/18
- – Backpacker Magazine – 2/12/18
- – Public News Service – 9/20/17
A special event to highlight the danger to the Appalachian Trail from proposed natural gas pipelines will be held this coming Saturday, August 19, from 10:30 am to 12 noon at the Humpback Rocks Visitor Center, located at Milepost 5.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway,
- – Sierra – 7/31/17
- – Los Angeles Times – 7/14/17