The routes of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), as well as the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), pass through the most landslide-prone landscape in the United States, according to a new study released June 11 by the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA).
ABRA conducted an in depth briefing and tour of sites along the Atlantic Coast Pipeline route for Board members of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy (WVHC). The October 19 tour occurred in western Pocahontas County and adjoining Randolph County, West Virginia.
- – Richmond Times-Dispatch – 8/16/19
Recent weekly environmental monitoring reports issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of construction problems of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline illustrate the significant environmental difficulties being encountered by the project. The photos below, taken after rains in Upshur County,
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,
- – The Recorder – 5/25/17