- – Bloomberg – 10/4/19
- – E&E News – 9/26/19
- – CBS19 News – 9/17/19
This is the first in a series of profiles of member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
Cowpasture River Preservation Association
The Cowpasture River flows through some of western Virginia’s most scenic, rural landscape. Beginning in Highland County,
Impacted landowners, concerned citizens, and trained volunteer monitors participated in a “VioBlitz” over the August 9-11 weekend. Sponsored by the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, an ABRA member and a partner in the ABRA CSI program (Compliance Surveillance Initiative), participants traveled portions of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and documented as many permit violations as possible over a 3-day period.
The West Virginia Rivers Coalition and 22 other organizations (including ABRA and
several of its members) filed comments on July 26 with the West Virginia Department of
Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) proposed modification of Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12),
Five members of the West Virginia House of Delegates on July 16 toured construction sites along the Mountain Valley Pipeline route in Summers County, WV, near where the pipeline would cross the Greenbrier River. The tour, which was hosted by the West Virginia Rivers Coalition,
- – Inside Climate News – 6/19/19
- – Elon News Network – 5/9/19
For the past five years, since announcing plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), Dominion Energy has touted that its construction of the project would employ “best in class” techniques to prevent sediment runoff from endangering streams and rivers.