The Fight Continues

Guest Post: Wild Virginia October 15, 2017 Despite recent bad news, the future remains uncertain for two huge, destructive natural gas pipelines proposed to mar our precious mountains and forests. Approvals for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline issued on Friday by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) are just one step in a continuing battle to … Continue reading The Fight Continues

Open Letter to Governor McAuliffe and DEQ Director Paylor

September 14th, 2017 FROM: Concerned citizens opposed to fracked gas pipelines in Virginia TO: The Honorable Terry McAuliffe, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia David Paylor, Director, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality   Dear Governor McAuliffe and Director Paylor, We are concerned citizens residing in southwest Virginia. We know that you, Governor McAuliffe, have said that you … Continue reading Open Letter to Governor McAuliffe and DEQ Director Paylor

Endangered Species Cemetery

  The Pipeline Endangered Species Cemetery Art Work (PESCAW) project speaks to the great loss of habitat of many important insects, mammals, birds and fish along with other essential critters that make up our ecosystems. The total cost of the loss of these essential beings and their habitat is an economic price that is never … Continue reading Endangered Species Cemetery

Newport, Virginia Designated “Most Endangered.”

“Last year’s Most Endangered Historic Places listing for Natural, Historic and Cultural Resources Threatened by Utility Infrastructure Projects Across the State remains relevant in 2017 as one of the largest threats to Virginia’s rich and varied resources. Projects such as the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and the visual disruptions … Continue reading Newport, Virginia Designated “Most Endangered.”