ABRA and Southern Environmental Law Center were each honored for their role in fighting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) at the November 8 Board of Directors meeting of the Rockbridge Area Conservation Council (RACC).
SELC received the Relentless Warriors Award in recognition for its “dedicated pursuit of justice and tireless work,
Friends of Nelson, a founding member of ABRA, was given the Community Stalwart Award by the Property Rights and Pipeline Center (PRPC), a national coalition supporting the fight to prevent the use of eminent domain for siting of oil and gas infrastructure.
Two of ABRA’s most prominent activists are among the 5 persons nationwide to be named as ‘River Heroes’ by River Network, the nationwide organization charged with protecting the nation’s river systems. Angie Rosser, Executive Director of the West Virginia Rivers Coalition (and a member of the ABRA Steering Committee) and David Sligh,