Among the amicus briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on January 22 in support of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to vacate the U.S. Forest Service permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross the Appalachian Trail (see ABRA Update #250 article on this) was one jointly filed by: John Jarvis,
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This is another in a series of profiles of the member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
The West Virginia Highlands Conservancy (WVHC), one of West Virginia’s oldest environmental organizations, was organized in 1965 as a coalition of recreational users in the West Virginia Highlands who came together to address a host of environmental threats to the state.
A new collaborative study intended to provide guidance “in setting the highest practicable standards” for constructing natural gas pipelines through steep slopes was released earlier this month. The study, Improving Steep-Slope Pipeline Construction to Reduce Impacts to Natural Resources,