Try as they might, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have never been able to justify the tremendous environmental and social costs of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline — nor the project’s economic burden on customers. As they meet with shareholders this week, they should abandon ship on this boondoggle.
A new law in Virginia protects electricity customers from paying for unnecessary natural gas pipelines; it could have impact on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
CONTACT: Cat McCue 434-293-6373 email@example.com This week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law HB 167, which protects utility customers from paying for large new gas pipeline costs if the State Corporation Commission (SCC) determines that new pipeline capacity is…
Pipeline developers continue to be met with opposition from landowners, environmental groups, legislators and more.
Communities and organizations fighting the proposed fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline celebrated a monumental win for environmental justice this week.
Federal regulators ordered Mountain Valley Pipeline developers to halt work in mid-October, and a community’s legal challenge against a proposed compressor station in Union Hill, Va., moved forward.
In November, North Carolina landowners and concerned residents spoke out against the proposed MVP Southgate Pipeline and a proposed liquefied natural gas facility.
Federal regulators ordered a halt to Mountain Valley Pipeline work, and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline continues to be bogged down by legal challenges. We also joined North Carolinians at two events to speak out against fracked-gas projects.
In a letter to the editor of the New York Times, Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons says the 2019 election for state legislative offices is a clear mandate for energy utility reform in Virginia.