- – US Forest Service – 4/13/22
- – Forbes – 4/2/22
- – The Roanoke Times – 3/20/22
An appeal by Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider the decision of a three-judge panel to vacate the Forest Service permit for the project was rejected by Court on March 25. This leaves the MVP the option,
A new project added this week to ABRA’s Conservation Hub highlights the growing threat off-road-vehicles (ORVs) pose to the environmental integrity of public lands. Sponsored by the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, the project includes an interactive online map to help educate the public and legislators regarding the impacts on West Virginia’s public lands.
- – The Roanoke Times – 1/25/22
- – Public News Service – 1/18/22
The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated – for the second time – the approvals granted by the U.S. Forest Service (NFS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) to cross 3.5 miles of the Jefferson National Forest.
ABRA has unveiled the first phase of its National Forest Integrity Project (NFIP). The project, part of ABRA’s Conservation Hub, is a monitoring program created to track proposed and ongoing projects in the three National Forests that are located within the Central Appalachian Highlands (Monongahela in West Virginia and George Washington and Jefferson in Virginia).
The U.S. Forest Service’s (NFS) environmental assessment of one of its projects in the Monongahela National Forest is the subject of a strong objection filed January 3 by the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy (WVHC).
The Greenbrier Southeast project in the Monongahela National Forest,