Action Alert: Object to US Forest Service Decision on Mountain Valley Pipeline


From Preserve Craig: “The US Forest Service intends to amend the Jefferson National Forest Plan to allow MVP construction on very steep slopes (adjoining wilderness), massive erosion, cutting of old growth forests, damage to the AT and viewsheds, increasing invasive species problems, among other things. The surprise Record of Decision can be viewed here.” FOREST SERVICE … Continue reading Action Alert: Object to US Forest Service Decision on Mountain Valley Pipeline

AppalMad and Sierra Club File Rebuttal to Mountain Valley Pipeline Claims


Karst geology experts have strongly condemned Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Draft Environmental Impact submittals to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding pipeline construction in sensitive karst terrain. A 14 page rebuttal, prepared by Ernst Kastning and submitted on behalf of the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club by Appalachian Mountain Advocates attorneys Benjamin Luckett and Joseph … Continue reading AppalMad and Sierra Club File Rebuttal to Mountain Valley Pipeline Claims

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.”