- – FrackCheck WV – 9/22/20
- – Facing South – 7/27/20
- – The Recorder – 7/23/20
The June 4 issue of ABRA Update (#279) featured the photos below of pipe storage yards for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline near Bealeton, VA (l) and Culpeper, VA (r). The photo caption said the pipe had been stored at the locations for over 18 months.
Pipe for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is shown in storage yards near Bealeton, VA (left, south of Warrenton) and near Culpeper, VA (r). The pipe in both locations has been stored for over 18-months. And counting.
(Photo credit: Ben Cunningham,
- -The News-Gazette – 5/20/20
The Rockbridge County, VA Planning Commission approved on May 13 a site plan for a proposed construction storage yard for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) in Goshen, VA. The 4-0 vote (with one abstention) came despite 95 of the 99 written comments received by the Commission expressing opposition to the yard plan.
A proposed construction storage yard has drawn expressions of deep concern from a coalition of Rockbridge County citizens plus ABRA, Augusta County Alliance and the Rockbridge Area Conservation Council, both of whom are ABRA members. The proposed yard site is proximate to wetlands and streams on the edge of Goshen that empty into the Calfpasture River and then the scenic Maury River.
ABRA has asked the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for clarification in how the agency reviews land-disturbing activities associated with a pipeline project, such as the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), but which are removed from the actual route of the project,
- – The News & Advance – 8/14/19