Sixty-Four conservation organizations, including ABRA and several of its members, filed comments on September 3 with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service in response to a proposal by the two agencies to define “habitat” in the regulations governing the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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,
- – Bacon’s Rebellion – 11/18/19
- – E&E News – 9/19/19
Fifty-Two organizations, representing thousands of individual members in Virginia, wrote to the Virginia congressional delegation on May 16 urging them to oppose “possible federal legislation that would allow the highly controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to be built across the Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway.” The groups’ letter noted that “Dominion Energy is pressuring some members of Congress to consider legislation that could make it easier to build the ACP along the developers’ preferred route.
- – Natural Resources Defense Council – 5/6/19
Virginia Delegate David Toscano (D-57th, Charlottesville), who served until this year as Minority Leader of the Virginia House of Delegates, announced on January 2 his strong opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). In a special communication, posted on his website and emailed to constituents,
- – The Recorder – 10/4/18
- – Virginia Business – 1/11/18
- – News Leader – 1/4/18