Why worry about pipelines with so much else going on?

The truth is, pipelines are not just an environmental issue.  The pipelines intersect with many other issues facing society. Racial and economic targeting practiced by the pipeline companies perpetuates racism and colonialism.  Along both the Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley (MVP) pipelines’ routes, it is communities of color, Indigenous communities, and low-income communities that... Continue Reading →

Won’t regulatory agencies make sure the ACP and MVP are built with minimal impact to water and environment?

No - These unnecessary pipelines would cause unavoidable harm to waterbodies and the environment.  Even if the process of permitting the pipelines was not merely a rubber stamping by the regulatory agencies, the Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley (MVP) pipelines cannot be constructed without causing permanent detriment to water and environment. The ACP and... Continue Reading →

Aren’t the pipelines a done deal – why get involved?

The pipelines are NOT a done deal. The ACP's Nationwide Permit 12 permits have been suspended, preventing the ACP from being constructed near water crossings.  The ACP has not yet received permission to begin construction in Virginia.  A court vacated ACP’s permit involving construction in areas that would result in killing endangered species, preventing construction... Continue Reading →

What’s the problem with Dominion Energy?

Dominion Energy's use of it's financial influence over Virginia's state government to implement policies profitable to Dominion while harmful to Virginians is well-documented, and as a legalized monopoly, the corporation uses its captive ratepayers to fund its malpractices. Dominion has given over $10 million in donations to almost every Virginia state legislator or statewide candidate... Continue Reading →

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