Anti-Pipeline Hikers Celebrate End of Route with Church Service
Anti-Pipeline Hikers Celebrate End of Route with Church Service

Sunday, anti-pipeline hikers reached the end of the line on their two-week trek following the path of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline across the Shenandoah Valley and central Virginia.

July 2nd, 5:38 PM EDT
Groups, Veterans Voice Concern Over Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Groups, Veterans Voice Concern Over Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A handful of military veterans are lending their voice in support of groups concerned over plans for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which may travel through Nelson and Augusta counties.

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 4:32 PM EDT
Poll: Majority of Virginians Support Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Poll: Majority of Virginians Support Atlantic Coast Pipeline

According to data from the Consumer Energy Alliance, 54 percent of registered voters support the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 4:28 PM EDT
Man Installs Over 20-Ft. Sign in Nelson Co. Opposing Pipeline Project
Man Installs Over 20-Ft. Sign in Nelson Co. Opposing Pipeline Project

A new sign in Nelson County is pushing back against Dominion's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. It's more than 20 feet long and sits across from Bold Rock Cider.

Monday, May 8th 2017, 7:49 PM EDT
Anti-Pipeline Group Leads Discussion on Nonviolent Resistance
Anti-Pipeline Group Leads Discussion on Nonviolent Resistance

People in Nelson County who are opposed to Dominion's plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are learning how to fight the project without resorting to violence.

Sunday, May 7th 2017, 8:59 PM EDT
Dominion May Need to Blast Through Mountain Ridge Line for Proposed ACP
Dominion May Need to Blast Through Mountain Ridge Line for Proposed ACP

On Thursday Dominion announced it may need to resort to a blasting technique in order to lay pipeline for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline along the Appalachian Mountain Ridge Line.

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 4:34 PM EDT
State Supreme Court Judges Hear Two Cases Related to the Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
State Supreme Court Judges Hear Two Cases Related to the Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The debate over the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline was in Virginia Supreme Court Wednesday as judges heard two cases dealing with the ACP.

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 5:13 PM EDT
Virginia to Conduct Extra Water Quality Review of Pipelines
Virginia to Conduct Extra Water Quality Review of Pipelines

Virginia environmental regulators are requiring additional info from the developers of two proposed natural gas pipelines about how the projects will comply with water quality requirements.

Monday, April 10th 2017, 11:54 AM EDT
Pipeline Protesters Hold 'Road Rally' to Tour Potentially Impacted Areas
Pipeline Protesters Hold 'Road Rally' to Tour Potentially Impacted Areas

People in Nelson County are getting to see firsthand how Dominion's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline would affect their community. A “No Pipeline Road Rally” guided people on tours across the county along Route 29 to see the homes and natural areas the pipeline could impact.

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 5:40 PM EDT
Virginia Lawmakers Send Letter to FERC Supporting Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Virginia Lawmakers Send Letter to FERC Supporting Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Five Virginia lawmakers are joining colleagues in West Virginia and North Carolina to urge the federal government to move forward with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. 

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 6:01 PM EDT
Union Urges Senators, FERC to Approve Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project
Union Urges Senators, FERC to Approve Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project

Members of the Laborers International Union of North America are urging federal leaders to move forward with the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Friday, March 31st 2017, 2:04 PM EDT
Valley Homeowners Raise Awareness on Pipeline 'Blast Zones'
Valley Homeowners Raise Awareness on Pipeline 'Blast Zones'

Homeowners in the Shenandoah Valley fear for their property and safety with the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, and are raising awareness of its potential dangers for communities.

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 5:20 PM EDT
New Study Says Dominion Underestimating Risks of Landslides in Nelson County
New Study Says Dominion Underestimating Risks of Landslides in Nelson County

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are urging federal regulators to demand Dominion dig deeper into the threat of landslides.

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 3:27 PM EDT
At Rally, Anti-Pipeliners Say They're Growing Tired of Protesting
At Rally, Anti-Pipeliners Say They're Growing Tired of Protesting

Protesters in Charlottesville say they're growing tired of the back-and-forth fight with Dominion to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Saturday, March 11th 2017, 7:01 PM EST
Groups Seek Improvements to Federal Review of Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Groups Seek Improvements to Federal Review of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Citizen groups against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project have filed a motion asking federal regulators to pull and revise the draft environmental impact statement.

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 2:57 PM EST
Protesters Rally in Staunton to Push Rep. Goodlatte For Accessibility
Protesters Rally in Staunton to Push Rep. Goodlatte For Accessibility

People in the Shenandoah Valley are voicing their disappointment in what they see as a lack of accessibility to 6th District Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R). They held a protest at Augusta County Circuit Court Saturday.

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 4:48 PM EST
FERC Holds Atlantic Coast Pipeline Hearing in Nelson County
FERC Holds Atlantic Coast Pipeline Hearing in Nelson County

Over 100 central Virginians came out to Nelson County on Wednesday to voice their comments on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to federal regulators.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 9:56 PM EST
FERC to Hear from People Impacted by Atlantic Coast Pipeline
FERC to Hear from People Impacted by Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Federal regulators are heading to central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley this week to hear from people impacted by the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. 

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 4:36 PM EST
Va. Gubernatorial Candidates Take Stance on Natural Gas Pipelines
Va. Gubernatorial Candidates Take Stance on Natural Gas Pipelines

Democratic candidate Tom Perriello announced opposition to the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines, while GOP candidates say they could be a catalyst for jobs and lower energy bills.

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 5:42 PM EST
Land Owner Next to Proposed Compressor Station Files Lawsuit
Land Owner Next to Proposed Compressor Station Files Lawsuit

A Buckingham County farmer whose land is next to a proposed compressor station for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is challenging the project in court.

Monday, February 6th 2017, 4:22 PM EST
Nelson Co. Court Holds Hearing in Atlantic Coast Pipeline Lawsuits
Nelson Co. Court Holds Hearing in Atlantic Coast Pipeline Lawsuits

People in Nelson County are rallying to support property owners wrapped up in lawsuits involving the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.

Monday, February 6th 2017, 11:48 AM EST
Pipeline Projects in Limbo as Energy Commissioner Departs
Pipeline Projects in Limbo as Energy Commissioner Departs

Dominion does not expect delays in the approval process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline despite changes in leadership at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. A Democratic commissioner stepped down Friday, leaving the five-member panel with just two commissioners.

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 4:13 PM EST
Buck. Co. Group Opposing Proposed Route 56 Compressor Station
Buck. Co. Group Opposing Proposed Route 56 Compressor Station

A grassroots group is appealing to the federal government to stop Dominion's plan to build a natural gas compressor station in central Virginia. Concern for the New Generation formed from the congregation and community of Union Hill Baptist Church in Buckingham County.

Monday, January 30th 2017, 6:11 PM EST
Protests Held in Support and Against Pipeline Executive Orders
Protests Held in Support and Against Pipeline Executive Orders

Students across Virginia are standing up to President Trump's action to kickstart the Atlantic Coast pipeline and the Dakota Access pipeline.

Monday, January 30th 2017, 4:14 PM EST
Buckingham County Approves Plan for Huge Pipeline Compressor Station
Buckingham County Approves Plan for Huge Pipeline Compressor Station

The governing board of a central Virginia county has granted approval for the construction of a natural gas compressor station along the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Friday, January 6th 2017, 11:05 AM EST
Both Sides Research New Atlantic Coast Pipeline Statement
Both Sides Research New Atlantic Coast Pipeline Statement

Both sides in the battle to build a natural gas pipeline through central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley are pouring through thousands of pages in a study filed by federal regulators.

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 4:27 PM EST
Pipeline Opponents Say FERC's Environmental Statement not Enough
Pipeline Opponents Say FERC's Environmental Statement not Enough

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are blasting federal regulators over their draft environmental impact statement for the proposed natural gas pipeline.

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 5:36 PM EST
Federal Report Issued on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Federal Report Issued on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A draft report released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says changes proposed for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline reduce the environmental impacts of the project.

Friday, December 30th 2016, 1:49 PM EST
Buckingham Co. Supervisors Considering Pipeline Compressor Station
Buckingham Co. Supervisors Considering Pipeline Compressor Station

Supervisors in Buckingham County are considering Dominion's request to build a compressor station for its proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. 

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 5:04 PM EST
Coalition of Va. Groups and Businesses Applaud Governor on Support of ACP
Coalition of Va. Groups and Businesses Applaud Governor on Support of ACP

A coalition of 31 Virginia businesses and groups has sent a letter to Governor Terry McAuliffe, applauding his support of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 3:42 PM EST
Property Owner Defends Pipeline, Says He's in 'Silent Majority'
Property Owner Defends Pipeline, Says He's in 'Silent Majority'

A property owner whose land was in the path of Dominion's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline is defending the natural gas project. He believes a majority of people support the pipeline through central Virginia, but their voices are drowned out by opposition.

Monday, November 7th 2016, 3:36 PM EST
Opponents of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Plan Revival in Nelson County
Opponents of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Plan Revival in Nelson County

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are planning an old fashioned Sunday property rights revival in Nelson County this weekend to band together and right the proposed pipeline.

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 4:47 PM EDT
Property Owners Opposed to Pipeline Host Revival in Nelson Co.
Property Owners Opposed to Pipeline Host Revival in Nelson Co.

Property owners in the path of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are raising their voices in opposition to Dominion's project.

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 10:40 PM EST
Survey: Majority of Likely Virginia Voters Support Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Survey: Majority of Likely Virginia Voters Support Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Results from a survey released Wednesday by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce shows that a majority of likely Virginia Voters support the plan to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 3:30 PM EDT
SELC Files New Motion Over Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
SELC Files New Motion Over Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Attorney with the Charlottesville-based Southern Environmental Law Center filed a new motion with federal regulators over the new proposed route for Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 6:06 PM EDT
Letter to FERC Raises Concerns Over Alternate Route for Proposed Pipeline
Letter to FERC Raises Concerns Over Alternate Route for Proposed Pipeline

People who live and work in the path of an alternative route for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are demanding answers from Dominion and federal regulators.

Tuesday, October 4th 2016, 3:33 PM EDT
Petition Threatens Class Action Lawsuit Against Dominion
Petition Threatens Class Action Lawsuit Against Dominion

An online petition started by Frederick Winter of Nelson County is threatening a class action lawsuit against Dominion if the company builds its proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Tuesday, October 4th 2016, 4:41 PM EDT
Dozens Call on Gov. McAuliffe to Reject Pipeline Projects
Dozens Call on Gov. McAuliffe to Reject Pipeline Projects

Dozens of Virginians are protesting against Governor Terry McAuliffe this week. Demonstrators are calling on the governor to take back his support of two natural gas pipeline projects.

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 5:34 PM EDT
Pipeline Protestors Direct Anger Toward McAuliffe During Visit
Pipeline Protestors Direct Anger Toward McAuliffe During Visit

Protesters in Charlottesville directed their anger over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline towards Governor Terry McAuliffe when he stopped on the Downtown Mall Thursday.

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 5:00 PM EDT
Virginia Supreme Court Ready to Hear Appeal about Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Virginia Supreme Court Ready to Hear Appeal about Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The Virginia Supreme Court is going to hear an appeal about survey access on private property. 

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 6:49 PM EDT
Va. Supreme Court to Hear Appeal on Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Va. Supreme Court to Hear Appeal on Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The state Supreme Court will hear an appeal dealing with the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline after an Augusta County judge ruled surveyors were allowed to come on one woman’s private property.

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 5:24 PM EDT
Opponents of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protest in Afton
Opponents of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protest in Afton

The latest chapter in the Atlantic Coast Pipeline controversy continued on Saturday.

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 8:08 PM EDT
Report: Proposed Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines Not Needed
Report: Proposed Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines Not Needed

A new study suggests that two proposed interstate pipelines are not needed because existing pipelines can supply more than enough fuel to power the region through 2030.

Monday, September 12th 2016, 1:38 PM EDT
Airport Hangar Owner: Pipeline Will Put me out of Business
Airport Hangar Owner: Pipeline Will Put me out of Business

Ron King, owner of Rockfish Airpark, claims that the proposed pipeline construction will put his runway out of business and potentially put surrounding residents at risk.

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 5:51 PM EDT
Demonstrators Join National Movement to Rally for Clean Energy
Demonstrators Join National Movement to Rally for Clean Energy

Participants of Hands Across Our Land met in Afton on Thursday to rally for clean, renewable energy. 

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 10:05 PM EDT
FERC Will Not Conduct Virginia Pipeline Study
FERC Will Not Conduct Virginia Pipeline Study

Groups are speaking out after the Federal Energy Regulation Commission said it will not conduct a study about three natural gas pipelines that are scheduled to cut through Virginia.

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 4:19 PM EDT
Controversial Pipeline Project Sponsors Augusta County Fair
Controversial Pipeline Project Sponsors Augusta County Fair

A group opposed to Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline is raising alarms about the company's sponsorship of the Augusta County Fair.

Monday, August 1st 2016, 4:01 PM EDT
People Get a Look at Where Proposed Pipeline Will Go Through
People Get a Look at Where Proposed Pipeline Will Go Through

People in central Virginia are getting an up close look at the path of Dominion Power’s proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 4:08 PM EDT
Anti-Pipeline Protesters Rally in Front of Gov. McAuliffe's House
Anti-Pipeline Protesters Rally in Front of Gov. McAuliffe's House

Opponents of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are calling on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to take action to block the project through central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 5:16 PM EDT
Students Survey Community on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Students Survey Community on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Students and faculty from the University of Virginia and James Madison University are joining forces to find out what the community thinks about the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 5:28 PM EDT
Dominion Outlines Why Proposed Alternate Routes for Pipeline Aren't Feasible
Dominion Outlines Why Proposed Alternate Routes for Pipeline Aren't Feasible

Dominion Energy is detailing why it says it's impossible to build several alternative pipeline routes proposed by property owners at Wintergreen Resort.

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 3:56 PM EDT
Protesters Plant Symbolic Corn in Path of Dominion's Proposed Pipeline
Protesters Plant Symbolic Corn in Path of Dominion's Proposed Pipeline

Land owners in Augusta and Nelson counties are planting corn to demonstrate their disapproval for Dominion’s plans to run a natural gas pipeline through their properties.

Monday, June 6th 2016, 3:21 PM EDT
Wintergreen Community Holds Meeting on Proposed Pipeline
Wintergreen Community Holds Meeting on Proposed Pipeline

Residents of Wintergreen Resort are banding together against Dominion's proposed route for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, May 30th 2016, 4:22 PM EDT
Augusta County Supervisors Rally Against Dominion
Augusta County Supervisors Rally Against Dominion

On Thursday Augusta County supervisors are the latest group rallying against Dominion.

Thursday, May 26th 2016, 5:30 PM EDT
Friends of Wintergreen Offers Alternative Routes for Proposed Pipeline
Friends of Wintergreen Offers Alternative Routes for Proposed Pipeline

Nelson County's largest community is urging federal regulators to force Dominion to move its proposed natural gas pipeline away from their property.

Monday, May 16th 2016, 4:00 PM EDT
Nelson County Judge Rules in Favor of Landowners vs. Dominion
Nelson County Judge Rules in Favor of Landowners vs. Dominion

A Nelson County Circuit Court Judge has ruled in favor of 37 Nelson County landowners who had denied Dominion the right to survey their properties for pipeline construction. 

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 11:29 AM EDT
Virginia Nonprofit Working to Protect Coleman Mills from Proposed Pipeline
Virginia Nonprofit Working to Protect Coleman Mills from Proposed Pipeline

The ruins of a Nelson County mill are on the list of the most endangered historic places in Virginia, and some say the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline threatens it.  

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 4:28 PM EDT
Dominion to Move Forward with Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project
Dominion to Move Forward with Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project

Dominion is moving forward with its Atlantic Coast Pipeline project. The company has submitted its responses to environmental concerns about the proposed pipeline to federal regulators.

Saturday, April 16th 2016, 5:30 PM EDT
Dominion Submits Environmental Information Responses on Atlantic Coast Pipeline to FERC
Dominion Submits Environmental Information Responses on Atlantic Coast Pipeline to FERC

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline has completed its responses to all of FERC’s environmental information requests from December 2015 and January 2016.

Friday, April 15th 2016, 1:20 PM EDT
Environmental Group Urging Dominion to Nix Pipeline Projects
Environmental Group Urging Dominion to Nix Pipeline Projects

The Virginia Sierra Club is urging Dominion Power to nix its pipeline projects and opt for what it believes is a more energy-efficient solution.

Sunday, April 10th 2016, 4:53 PM EDT
Dominion Managing Citizen Concerns Over Proposed Pipeline
Dominion Managing Citizen Concerns Over Proposed Pipeline

Dominion Energy is detailing its plan to manage the nuisance to neighbors during construction of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 4:42 PM EDT
Hampton Roads Lawmakers Back Natural Gas Pipeline
Hampton Roads Lawmakers Back Natural Gas Pipeline

A coalition of Hampton Roads state legislators is lining up behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 4:20 PM EDT
Dominion Hosts Open House in Augusta Co. for New Pipeline Route
Dominion Hosts Open House in Augusta Co. for New Pipeline Route

The controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline has adjusted it's proposed path in Augusta County. 

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 8:57 PM EST
Augusta Co. Residents Invited to Meeting on Proposed Pipeline
Augusta Co. Residents Invited to Meeting on Proposed Pipeline

Dominion Energy will be a hosting an open house on Tuesday in Augusta County for landowners along the latest proposed path for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 4:23 PM EST
Nelson Co. Judge Will Not Rule in Lawsuit Against Pipeline Surveyors
Nelson Co. Judge Will Not Rule in Lawsuit Against Pipeline Surveyors

On Wednesday a Nelson County Circuit Court judge decided not to make a ruling in a lawsuit between dozens of landowners and Dominion Virginia Power.

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 11:19 AM EST
Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Pipeline Survey
Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Pipeline Survey

The U.S. Forest Service says the public can weigh in through March 21 on whether to allow surveys through the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 10:18 AM EST
Central Virginia Groups Rally Against New Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route
Central Virginia Groups Rally Against New Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route

Groups fighting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are rallying against the new route for the pipeline, saying that no route is good enough.

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 9:47 PM EST
Report Released on Economic Impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Report Released on Economic Impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

According to Key-Log Economics, Dominion’s proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline could mean a loss in property value for landowners in its path.

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 5:49 PM EST
Proposed Pipeline to Adopt Alternative Route Through National Forests
Proposed Pipeline to Adopt Alternative Route Through National Forests

Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC has worked with the U.S. Forest Service to find an alternative route that avoids areas in the Monongahela and the George Washington National Forests.

Friday, February 12th 2016, 10:22 AM EST
Virginia Senate Panel Votes Down Pipeline Bill
Virginia Senate Panel Votes Down Pipeline Bill

Members of the Commerce and Labor Committee voted down a bill favoring the property rights of homeowners in the path of the Atlantic Coat Pipeline.

Monday, February 8th 2016, 9:39 PM EST
US Forest Service Rejects Proposed Forest Route for Pipeline
US Forest Service Rejects Proposed Forest Route for Pipeline

The federal government is rejecting the proposed route of a natural gas pipeline through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia.

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 11:40 AM EST
Augusta Co. Landowners Invited to Meetings on Gas Pipeline Issues
Augusta Co. Landowners Invited to Meetings on Gas Pipeline Issues

People in the path of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are invited to a pair of meetings being held at the Government Center in Verona on Wednesday and Thursday.

Wednesday, January 20th 2016, 2:08 PM EST
Activists Lobby Against Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Activists Lobby Against Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dozens of landowners and environmentalists gathered in Richmond Tuesday. They traveled there from all over the commonwealth to speak out against the planned Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 3:40 PM EST
Virginia College Students Lobby for Climate Change Action
Virginia College Students Lobby for Climate Change Action

Dozens of college students are lobbying Virginia leaders to take more action on climate change and clean energy initiatives.     

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 3:47 PM EST
Dominion Clears Up Confusion Over Land Survey Phone Call
Dominion Clears Up Confusion Over Land Survey Phone Call

Dominion cleared up confusion on a phone call that Nelson and Augusta County residents received regarding land surveys for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, January 4th 2016, 7:46 PM EST
Friends of Wintergreen Receives Anonymous Donation
Friends of Wintergreen Receives Anonymous Donation

Friends of Wintergreen, a nonprofit in Nelson County, received a $50,000 challenge grant to ensure the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline is put into place responsibly. 

Sunday, January 3rd 2016, 9:33 PM EST
Charlottesville Group Asking Local Leaders to Oppose Pipeline Project
Charlottesville Group Asking Local Leaders to Oppose Pipeline Project

The Charlottesville Center for Peace & Justice started an online petition asking city council and Albemarle County supervisors to ban natural gas and fracking pipeline construction.

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015, 4:40 PM EST
Protesters Continue Opposition to Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline
Protesters Continue Opposition to Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

About a dozen people carrying signs stood on the sidewalk at Dominion Virginia Power's location on Hydraulic Road in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 2:41 PM EST
Augusta County Supervisors Vote to Send Drafted Letter to FERC
Augusta County Supervisors Vote to Send Drafted Letter to FERC

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors voted to send a drafted letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday. 

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 12:20 AM EST
FERC Requests Alternate Route Proposal for Atlantic Coast Pipeline
FERC Requests Alternate Route Proposal for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The feds are asking Dominion Resources to send them an alternate route proposal for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Wednesday, December 9th 2015, 5:13 PM EST
Groups Seek a Say with US Regulators on 2-state Pipeline
Groups Seek a Say with US Regulators on 2-state Pipeline

Seventeen groups in Virginia and West Virginia are seeking a say on a 301-mile natural gas pipeline that would carve a path through both states.

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 9:23 AM EST
US Forest Service Accuses Atlantic Coast Pipeline of Misrepresentation
US Forest Service Accuses Atlantic Coast Pipeline of Misrepresentation

The United States Forest Service says soil surveys conducted before Nov. 5 are discredited and should be rejected in connection with the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Friday, November 6th 2015, 5:18 PM EST
Atlantic Coast Pipeline Submits Changes to Avoid Environmental Impacts
Atlantic Coast Pipeline Submits Changes to Avoid Environmental Impacts

Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC submitted a supplemental filing that provides rout alternatives to minimize impacts of the proposed route on environmental, historic, and public lands issues. 

Friday, October 30th 2015, 4:06 PM EDT
FERC Asked to Conduct Single Review of Related Pipeline Projects
FERC Asked to Conduct Single Review of Related Pipeline Projects

Landowners and environmental groups from across Virginia and West Virginia are calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to conduct a single review of four related pipeline projects.

Monday, October 26th 2015, 4:55 PM EDT
Nelson Co. Protests Atlantic Coast Pipeline Through Peaceful Prayer Flags
Nelson Co. Protests Atlantic Coast Pipeline Through Peaceful Prayer Flags

People displayed their opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by hanging prayer flags with messages throughout Nelson Co. 

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 5:19 PM EDT
Natural Gas Pipeline at Center of Virginia Court Case
Natural Gas Pipeline at Center of Virginia Court Case

Virginia landowners are squaring off in court with attorneys representing energy companies over land surveys for a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina.

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 10:34 AM EDT
Augusta Co. Official Says Dominion's New Path for Proposed Pipeline is Partial Victory
Augusta Co. Official Says Dominion's New Path for Proposed Pipeline is Partial Victory

The Chairman of the Augusta County Service Authority is claiming a partial victory against Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline.

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 11:13 PM EDT
Dominion Shifts Path for Proposed Pipeline to Avoid Well in Augusta Co.
Dominion Shifts Path for Proposed Pipeline to Avoid Well in Augusta Co.

Dominion says - after hearing concerns from the Augusta County Service Authority - its engineers found a route that will avoid the Lyndhurst Well.

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 6:34 PM EDT
New VA Coalition Supports Proposed Pipeline
New VA Coalition Supports Proposed Pipeline

The new coalition, EnergySure was just announced Thursday and organizers say the group has plans to spread the word around VA about the potential benefits of the pipeline.

Friday, June 26th 2015, 6:16 PM EDT
Federal Judge Dismisses Two Landowner Pipeline Lawsuits
Federal Judge Dismisses Two Landowner Pipeline Lawsuits

A federal judge has dismissed two lawsuits from Va. landowners that claimed the state survey permission law violated the Constitution regarding the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 10:36 AM EDT
Dominion Hears Opposition to Proposed Buckingham Co. Station
Dominion Hears Opposition to Proposed Buckingham Co. Station

Dozens of people in Buckingham County are going head-to-head with Dominion Virginia Power over its plan to put a natural gas compression station there.

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 6:27 PM EDT
Anti-Pipeline Groups Prepare to Fight Dominion's Applications
Anti-Pipeline Groups Prepare to Fight Dominion's Applications

Dominion is filing to get the  Atlantic Coast Pipeline application reviewed by regulators, and opposition groups are getting ready to help people learn how to fight it. 

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 2:57 PM EDT
Wild Virginia Rallies Opposition to Dominion's Federal Filings of Pipeline Plans
Wild Virginia Rallies Opposition to Dominion's Federal Filings of Pipeline Plans

Activists say Virginia's forests are very sensitive environments and that there is no way to avoid the destruction that would occur if the Atlantic Coast Pipeline were approved.

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 9:54 PM EDT
Nelson County Petitions Federal Agency Against Pipeline
Nelson County Petitions Federal Agency Against Pipeline

After years of planning and review, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC finally submitted its project proposal to federal regulators Friday.   

Friday, September 18th 2015, 4:46 PM EDT
Augusta County Concerned Proposed Pipeline Could Hurt Water Supply
Augusta County Concerned Proposed Pipeline Could Hurt Water Supply

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors is worried the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline could endanger the county's biggest water supply.

Friday, September 11th 2015, 6:05 PM EDT
Horizons Village Protests Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Horizons Village Protests Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A neighborhood in Nelson County says it now has proof that Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline would wipe out rare plant and animal life.

Monday, August 31st 2015, 5:55 PM EDT
Nelson Co. to Take Up Dominion Questions for Proposed Pipeline
Nelson Co. to Take Up Dominion Questions for Proposed Pipeline

Dominion will now get answers from Nelson Co. on a number of questions about growth trends, property values, erosion and water, and county projects that are currently planned along the proposed pipeline route.

Friday, August 21st 2015, 7:06 PM EDT
Groups Protest Power Companies at Cville Freedom of Speech Wall
Groups Protest Power Companies at Cville Freedom of Speech Wall

The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League met at the Freedom of Speech Wall to protest the fossil fuel companies that are putting infrastructure on private property.

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 6:47 PM EDT
Federal Judge Hears Case to Dismiss Proposed Pipeline Lawsuit
Federal Judge Hears Case to Dismiss Proposed Pipeline Lawsuit

A federal judge is reviewing Dominion's request to throw out a lawsuit filed by five Nelson County landowners who are trying to stop the company from surveying for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 5:35 PM EDT
Anti-Pipeline Group Holds Protest Aiming for Gov. McAuliffe's Attention
Anti-Pipeline Group Holds Protest Aiming for Gov. McAuliffe's Attention

Nearly 70, anti-pipeline protesters from the organization, Friends of Nelson, lined up along Rt. 20 hoping to catch the attention of pipeline supporter, Gov. McAuliffe.

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 4:13 PM EDT
National Forest Weighs in on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
National Forest Weighs in on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The man who oversees the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest is expressing concern over Dominion's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 4:21 PM EDT
Sen. Kaine Asking FERC to Consider Changes to Pipeline Projects
Sen. Kaine Asking FERC to Consider Changes to Pipeline Projects

Senator Tim Kaine is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider some major changes to plans for proposed pipelines.

Friday, July 31st 2015, 5:28 PM EDT
Pipeline Opposition Works to Expand its Reach
Pipeline Opposition Works to Expand its Reach

Friends of Nelson says it used to send an average of 70 letters to Virginia leaders a week, now it's at 170 a week.

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 9:45 PM EDT
New Route for Proposed Pipeline Avoids Historic Area of Nelson Co.
New Route for Proposed Pipeline Avoids Historic Area of Nelson Co.

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC has adopted a route variation for the proposed natural gas pipeline so that it avoids a historically significant area in Nelson County.

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 3:20 PM EDT
New Study Questions Economic Benefit Claims of Atlantic Coast Pipeline
New Study Questions Economic Benefit Claims of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Agencies opposed to Dominion's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are picking apart some the company's arguments that the 550-mile line will have economic benefits.

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 11:10 AM EDT
Nelson County Home Owners Association Works to Protect Residents from Proposed Pipeline
Nelson County Home Owners Association Works to Protect Residents from Proposed Pipeline

The Woods Mill Homeowners Association just sent letters to Dominion and federal regulators, showing the project cutting right through the middle of the development.

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 5:01 PM EDT
WVA, VA Coalition Takes a Stand Against Natgas Pipeline
WVA, VA Coalition Takes a Stand Against Natgas Pipeline

Environmental and conservation groups in West Virginia and Virginia are taking a stand against the proposed route of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline.

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 9:47 PM EDT
Environmental Groups Urge Albemarle County to Fight Proposed Pipeline
Environmental Groups Urge Albemarle County to Fight Proposed Pipeline

Several environmental groups are trying to draw people in Albemarle County into the fight against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 10:16 PM EDT
Opposition to Pipeline Questions Validity of Survey on the Issue
Opposition to Pipeline Questions Validity of Survey on the Issue

The Consumer Energy Alliance poll finds a majority of Virginians support the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 5:50 PM EDT
Nelson Co. Pipeline Opponents Worry FERC Misquoted Them
Nelson Co. Pipeline Opponents Worry FERC Misquoted Them

People in Nelson County say the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission got vital information wrong from scoping meetings for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 9:36 PM EDT
Dominion files Legal Action against Landowners Refusing Pipeline Survey
Dominion files Legal Action against Landowners Refusing Pipeline Survey

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline has filed legal actions against 27 landowners in Nelson, Augusta, and Buckingham who refused to give permission to survey along the proposed route.

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 11:42 AM EDT
Wintergreen Resort Joins Fight Against Proposed Pipeline Route
Wintergreen Resort Joins Fight Against Proposed Pipeline Route

Nelson County's largest employer is joining the opposition to Dominion Resource's proposed path for a natural gas pipeline.

Monday, May 25th 2015, 11:30 AM EDT
Dominion Chooses Alternate Segments for Proposed Pipeline Route
Dominion Chooses Alternate Segments for Proposed Pipeline Route

Dominion Resources and its partners have identified some alternate routes in Augusta and Nelson counties for portions of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, May 18th 2015, 11:51 AM EDT
FERC Rejects Bid for More Hearings on Proposed Pipeline
FERC Rejects Bid for More Hearings on Proposed Pipeline

Federal regulators are denying a request by a trio of lawmakers to hold more public hearings on Dominion Resources' proposed natural gas pipeline.

Friday, May 15th 2015, 6:00 PM EDT
Report Suggests Majority Support Dominion's Proposed Pipeline
Report Suggests Majority Support Dominion's Proposed Pipeline

Dominion Resources and opposition groups to its planned Atlantic Coast Pipeline are reacting to public comments about the project.

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 4:35 PM EDT
UVA Students Ride Across VA to Address Concerns About Pipeline
UVA Students Ride Across VA to Address Concerns About Pipeline

College students concerned about the future of the environment are riding along the proposed route of Dominion's natural gas pipeline and talking to landowners along the way.

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 8:57 PM EDT
UVA Students Join 'Resistance Ride' Against Proposed Pipeline
UVA Students Join 'Resistance Ride' Against Proposed Pipeline

College students from across Virginia are participating in a 10-day “resistance ride" along the proposed route for Dominion Resources' natural gas pipeline. 

Friday, May 8th 2015, 9:48 PM EDT
GW National Forest Survey for Natural Gas Line gets U.S. OK
GW National Forest Survey for Natural Gas Line gets U.S. OK

The Forest Service is giving the green light to surveying in the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 9:50 AM EDT
Students Produce Documentary on Fight Against Natural Gas Pipeline
Students Produce Documentary on Fight Against Natural Gas Pipeline

A documentary sharing the stories of people fighting Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline will debut this weekend in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 5:50 PM EDT
CEA Submits Over 20,000 Comments in Support of Atlantic Coast Pipeline
CEA Submits Over 20,000 Comments in Support of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Tuesday the Consumer Energy Alliance submitted over 20,000 comments in support of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 5:04 PM EDT
Wintergreen Property Owners Association Joins Pipeline Opposition
Wintergreen Property Owners Association Joins Pipeline Opposition

The association that represents thousands of property owners in Nelson County is joining the opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 2:21 PM EDT
Sen. Kaine Asking FERC to Revise Policies
Sen. Kaine Asking FERC to Revise Policies

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine has sent a letter to federal regulators, asking them to consider making "appropriate changes" to their scoping meeting process.

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 11:13 PM EDT
CAAR Weighs in on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Property Rights Concerns
CAAR Weighs in on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Property Rights Concerns

 The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors has sent a letter to Governor McAuliffe highlighting their property rights concerns with the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 1:11 PM EDT
Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC to Reissue Pipeline Survey Letters
Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC to Reissue Pipeline Survey Letters

Some landowners will soon see new letters requesting permission to survey their land for the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline project.

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 11:26 AM EDT
Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Opponents Protest in Richmond
Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Opponents Protest in Richmond

Opponents of the proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through Virginia held a protest in Richmond Tuesday, demanding Governor McAuliffe rescind his support of the project.

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 12:42 PM EDT
Dominion's Alternate Pipeline Path Stalls Development of Nelson County Resort
Dominion's Alternate Pipeline Path Stalls Development of Nelson County Resort

An architect in Nelson Co. is building a unique bed and breakfast to resemble a German village. Now, he says a planned natural gas pipeline threatens to end his business before it ever gets started. 

Monday, April 6th 2015, 1:18 AM EDT
Congressman Hurt Not Taking Sides in Pipeline Debate
Congressman Hurt Not Taking Sides in Pipeline Debate

5th District Congressman Robert Hurt says he's more concerned that everyone's opinions on the proposed pipeline are taken into consideration than about the final results. 

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 4:18 PM EDT
Senator Warner Pens Letter to FERC on Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline
Senator Warner Pens Letter to FERC on Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

U.S. Senator Mark Warner sent a letter to federal regulators asking them to clarify their policies for gathering public input on projects that could impact the environment. 

Friday, March 27th 2015, 10:19 PM EDT
Supervisors Request FERC Hear from More Augusta Co. Residents
Supervisors Request FERC Hear from More Augusta Co. Residents

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors is calling for another meeting with federal regulators about a proposed natural gas pipeline project.

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 11:05 PM EDT
Nelson 151 Worried Proposed Pipeline Will Hurt Local Businesses
Nelson 151 Worried Proposed Pipeline Will Hurt Local Businesses

Businesses along Nelson County's Route 151 corridor are coming out against Dominion Resource's proposed natural gas pipeline project, urging the company to use a different route.

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 4:05 PM EDT
FERC Hears from Augusta Co. Residents on Proposed Pipeline
FERC Hears from Augusta Co. Residents on Proposed Pipeline

Federal regulators made their way to Augusta County for another in a series of meetings about Dominion Resource's controversial natural gas pipeline.

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 10:40 PM EDT
Anti-Pipeline Group Readies to Post 1k Signs in Nelson, Augusta
Anti-Pipeline Group Readies to Post 1k Signs in Nelson, Augusta

All Pain No Gain, a group fighting against Dominion Resource's proposed natural gas pipeline, will be distributing 1,000 signs along Route 29 and 151 in Augusta and Nelson Counties

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 4:44 PM EDT
FERC Holds Pipeline Public Hearing in Nelson Co.
FERC Holds Pipeline Public Hearing in Nelson Co.

Wednesday night. the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission heard from people who live along the proposed natural gas pipeline path in Nelson County.

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 12:01 PM EDT
Permit to Survey G.W. National Forest for Proposed Pipeline Issued
Permit to Survey G.W. National Forest for Proposed Pipeline Issued

A temporary special-use permit has been issued to survey a portion of the George Washington National Forest for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Augusta County.

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 1:58 PM EDT
Augusta and Nelson Co. Residents Release Ad Countering Pipeline
Augusta and Nelson Co. Residents Release Ad Countering Pipeline

Opponents of the proposed Virginia route of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina have launched a campaign to enlist more allies in their fight.

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 5:06 PM EDT
Wintergreen Property Owners Join Opposition to Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline
Wintergreen Property Owners Join Opposition to Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

Wintergreen property owners are joining the opposition to a proposed pipeline through Nelson Co. An alternative route Dominion wants to survey passes right through part of the mountaintop resort. 

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 6:02 PM EDT
Dominion VA. Power Presents New Maps for Proposed Pipeline
Dominion VA. Power Presents New Maps for Proposed Pipeline

Dominion Virginia Power held an open house in Nelson County about a controversial natural gas pipeline set to cross parts of central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 4:57 PM EDT
Augusta County Concerned Proposed Pipeline Could Impact Local Water
Augusta County Concerned Proposed Pipeline Could Impact Local Water

Augusta County supervisors are concerned that the proposed Dominion natural gas pipeline could pose a risk to local groundwater and stream water.

Monday, March 9th 2015, 3:56 PM EDT
Fight Against Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Heats Up
Fight Against Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Heats Up

Dominion is coming to Nelson County Tuesday to talk with landowners about the proposed natural gas pipeline, while Friends of Nelson is rallying its supporters and raising funds for the fight.

Monday, March 9th 2015, 11:34 AM EDT
Augusta and Nelson Citizen Groups Against Pipeline Join Forces
Augusta and Nelson Citizen Groups Against Pipeline Join Forces

Two citizen groups that have led the opposition to Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline have joined forces to produce an economic report on the economic impact of the pipeline.

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 1:25 PM EST
FERC Begins Environmental Impact Study of Natural Gas Pipeline Plan
FERC Begins Environmental Impact Study of Natural Gas Pipeline Plan

The FERC is beginning a study of the environmental impact of Dominion's plan for a natural gas pipeline through central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 4:34 PM EST
Dominion Admits Date Error in Pipeline Survey Letter
Dominion Admits Date Error in Pipeline Survey Letter

Dominion is admitting a mistake in letters sent this week to landowners asking permission to survey proposed alternate routes for a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 3:57 PM EST
Judge Allows State to Intervene in Pipeline Lawsuit
Judge Allows State to Intervene in Pipeline Lawsuit

A federal judge has allowed the state to intervene in a Virginia lawsuit challenging Dominion Resources' right to survey private property for a proposed pipeline.

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 10:08 AM EST
Dominion Proposes Alternate Routes for Natural Gas Pipeline
Dominion Proposes Alternate Routes for Natural Gas Pipeline

Landowners in Augusta, Nelson and Buckingham will receive letters from Dominion Resources asking permission to survey their properties for alternate routes for a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 12:40 PM EST
10 Arrested During Pipeline Protest in Richmond
10 Arrested During Pipeline Protest in Richmond

Richmond police have arrested 10 people during a protest against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 1:16 PM EST
Report on Natural Gas Pipeline Outlines Economic Benefits
Report on Natural Gas Pipeline Outlines Economic Benefits

A study commissioned by the companies planning to build a pipeline to deliver natural gas to the Southeast says the project would lower customer energy bills and increase employment.

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:01 AM EST
Nelson Co. Pipeline Opponents Lose Fight in Senate Committee
Nelson Co. Pipeline Opponents Lose Fight in Senate Committee

Homeowners and concerned neighbors from Nelson County lobbied in Richmond for bills that would limit Dominion's authority with surveying residents' properties for a natural gas pipeline project.

Monday, February 9th 2015, 3:21 PM EST
Hundreds Attend Meeting on Pipeline Project in Augusta Co.
Hundreds Attend Meeting on Pipeline Project in Augusta Co.

More than 270 people showed up to the Verona Government Center for a public hearing on Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through Augusta and Nelson Counties.

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 11:32 PM EST
Nelson Co. Families Fighting Pipeline Lawsuit
Nelson Co. Families Fighting Pipeline Lawsuit

Landowners in Nelson County are pushing back against Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC for trying to survey their land for the Dominion natural gas pipeline.

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 3:02 PM EST
Gas Pipeline Opponents Rally in Richmond
Gas Pipeline Opponents Rally in Richmond

Environmentalists and western Virginia property owners rallied in opposition to a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline Friday at the state Capitol.

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 2:28 PM EST
UPDATE: Dominion to Drop Pipeline Survey Suits against 3 Landowners
UPDATE: Dominion to Drop Pipeline Survey Suits against 3 Landowners

Dominion Resources is dropping lawsuits against 14 landowners because their properties are no longer in the path of a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 9:34 AM EST
Dominion Hosts Public Pipeline Discussion with FERC in Nelson Co.
Dominion Hosts Public Pipeline Discussion with FERC in Nelson Co.

Hundreds of people came out to Nelson County High School to learn about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cross around 40 miles of the county.

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 10:20 PM EST
Friends of Nelson Hold Pipeline Meeting
Friends of Nelson Hold Pipeline Meeting

Hundreds of people packed into a community center in Nelson County Sunday to learn the latest developments in the fight against a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 4:38 PM EST
Gas Pipeline Protestors Rally in Downtown Charlottesville
Gas Pipeline Protestors Rally in Downtown Charlottesville

Protestors in downtown Charlottesville spoke out Saturday against a proposed natural gas pipeline project.

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 4:40 PM EST
U.S. Forest Service Accepting Comments on Pipeline Path Until Friday
U.S. Forest Service Accepting Comments on Pipeline Path Until Friday

Friday is the deadline to send comments to the U.S. Forest Service on a proposed natural gas pipeline whose route includes the George Washington National Forest.

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 9:46 AM EST
Friends of Nelson to Raise Money for Pipeline Impact Study
Friends of Nelson to Raise Money for Pipeline Impact Study

A group opposing a proposed natural gas pipeline through Nelson County plans to raise money to pay for a study of the project's impact on landowners.

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 5:55 PM EST
Augusta Supervisors: Proposed Gas Pipeline Path too Close to Schools
Augusta Supervisors: Proposed Gas Pipeline Path too Close to Schools

Parents and Augusta Co. supervisors are expressing concern over a natural gas pipeline that may be built within a half-mile of three schools.

Friday, December 26th 2014, 5:30 PM EST
VA Groups Offer Help with Natural Gas Pipeline Research, Info
VA Groups Offer Help with Natural Gas Pipeline Research, Info

Groups opposed to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are offering to help Nelson County officials with research and information on the pipeline that would deliver natural gas to the Southeast.

Friday, December 26th 2014, 2:16 PM EST
UPDATE: Dominion Sues Landowners to Survey Land for Gas Pipeline
UPDATE: Dominion Sues Landowners to Survey Land for Gas Pipeline

Dominion Resources is suing 47 Augusta County property owners who won't allow the company to survey their properties for a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 10:42 AM EST
Dominion: Pipeline Could Provide Over $25M in Property Taxes
Dominion: Pipeline Could Provide Over $25M in Property Taxes

Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. says a proposed pipeline that would deliver natural gas to the Southeast would provide more than $25 million in annual local property taxes.

Monday, December 1st 2014, 4:25 PM EST
Friends of Nelson Group Calls Dominion Pipeline Dangerous
Friends of Nelson Group Calls Dominion Pipeline Dangerous

Friends of Nelson County is voicing its concern about the Dominion pipeline again, this time saying building it could be dangerous.

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 4:18 PM EST
Dominion Seeks Dismissal of Pipeline Lawsuit
Dominion Seeks Dismissal of Pipeline Lawsuit

Dominion seeks dismissal of residents' lawsuit challenging proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, November 24th 2014, 9:44 AM EST
Dominion Again Asking to Survey Augusta and Nelson Properties
Dominion Again Asking to Survey Augusta and Nelson Properties

Earlier this year Dominion asked for permission to survey Augusta and Nelson properties that may be affected by a proposed pipeline. Many property owners didn't respond or said no, so now Dominion is asking again.

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 1:17 PM EST
Natural Gas Pipeline Protestors Drum up Support in Waynesboro
Natural Gas Pipeline Protestors Drum up Support in Waynesboro

Members of 22 groups from central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley have united against Dominion's plans to run a natural gas pipeline through their properties

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 9:49 PM EDT
Augusta Property Owner Challenges Land Access Statute
Augusta Property Owner Challenges Land Access Statute

An Augusta man plans to challenge a statute Dominion says allows it to survey for a controversial pipeline with or without a landowner's permission.

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
Staunton City Council Adopts Resolution Opposing Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Staunton City Council Adopts Resolution Opposing Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Staunton City Council has unanimously adopted a resolution opposing the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Friday, October 24th 2014, 10:32 PM EDT
Protesters Gather as Gov. McAuliffe Presents Energy Plan
Protesters Gather as Gov. McAuliffe Presents Energy Plan

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is staking out an energy plan for VA that promotes more renewable sources such as solar and wind, as well as traditional resources including natural gas.

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 9:49 AM EDT
Second Lawsuit Filed against Dominion by Nelson Residents
Second Lawsuit Filed against Dominion by Nelson Residents

The fight against a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through parts of Virginia, including Nelson County, is headed to federal court.

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 6:03 PM EDT
Augusta and Nelson Co. Residents Want Answers about Proposed Pipeline
Augusta and Nelson Co. Residents Want Answers about Proposed Pipeline

We're learning more about what people across the region are planning to do in their fight against a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 9:39 PM EDT
Staunton Council Calls for Resolution Opposing Dominion Pipeline
Staunton Council Calls for Resolution Opposing Dominion Pipeline

Staunton City Council called for a resolution Thursday night opposing the Dominion natural gas pipeline.

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 9:07 PM EDT
Nelson County Opposes Proposed Pipeline
Nelson County Opposes Proposed Pipeline

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors has gone on record as opposing a proposed $5 billion natural gas pipeline.

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 12:52 PM EDT
Environmental Groups Join Forces to Oppose Pipeline
Environmental Groups Join Forces to Oppose Pipeline

Several groups are joining forces to fight the proposed Dominion Atlantic Coast pipeline, and they hope Governor Terry McAuliffe got the message.

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 11:17 AM EDT
Augusta County Residents Outraged Over Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline
Augusta County Residents Outraged Over Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

The Atlantic coast natural gas pipeline proposal has people in Augusta County outraged.

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 9:40 PM EDT
Nelson Supervisors Speak against McAuliffe’s Endorsement of Pipeline
Nelson Supervisors Speak against McAuliffe’s Endorsement of Pipeline

Nelson supervisors are speaking out after the governor's public endorsement of the controversial pipeline that would cut through the state.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 9:17 PM EDT
Anti-Pipeline Group to Host Community Meeting in Augusta
Anti-Pipeline Group to Host Community Meeting in Augusta

While the governor is excited about the proposed pipeline that would cut across Virginia, many people in Augusta County are anything but.

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 9:34 PM EDT
McAuliffe Dubs Controversial Pipeline ‘Energy Superhighway’
McAuliffe Dubs Controversial Pipeline ‘Energy Superhighway’

Gov. McAuliffe says a natural gas pipeline that will cross Virginia will benefit those living here, but others have reservations about the project.

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 5:38 PM EDT
Augusta Residents Ask Dominion Reps about Pipeline
Augusta Residents Ask Dominion Reps about Pipeline

Hundreds of Augusta residents came out Wednesday night to ask Dominion representatives about a gas pipeline proposed to cut through the county.

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 10:23 PM EDT
Dozens Attend Nelson Supervisors’ Meeting with Dominion Rep
Dozens Attend Nelson Supervisors’ Meeting with Dominion Rep

Nelson supervisors brought up concerns about a natural gas pipeline with the company proposing it, and dozens showed up to listen in.

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 10:39 PM EDT
People in Nelson Prepare to Hear from Dominion Rep
People in Nelson Prepare to Hear from Dominion Rep

Nelson supervisors are meeting with Dominion representatives Tuesday night to discuss the proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through the county.

Monday, August 11th 2014, 10:00 PM EDT
Three Groups Opposed to a Natural Gas Pipeline Form a Front to Stop Plans
Three Groups Opposed to a Natural Gas Pipeline Form a Front to Stop Plans

Three groups in Nelson County that formed separately in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline are now forming a united front to stop the plans.

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 10:36 PM EDT
Dominion Rep to Field Pipeline Questions from Augusta Residents
Dominion Rep to Field Pipeline Questions from Augusta Residents

The people of Augusta will soon have a chance to ask Dominion Power about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could cross through parts of Virginia.

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 9:49 PM EDT
Nelson Pipeline Plans Put on Hold
Nelson Pipeline Plans Put on Hold

Dominion has agreed to comply with requests from the Nelson BOS to present details of its plans for a natural gas pipeline to the board before surveying work proceeds.

Friday, July 18th 2014, 4:24 PM EDT
Nelson Residents File Lawsuit against Dominion
Nelson Residents File Lawsuit against Dominion

Six people in Nelson County have filed a lawsuit against Dominion Transmission to keep them from surveying on their land.

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 5:12 PM EDT
Nelson Attempts to Halt Pipeline Surveying until Dominion Rep Will Meet
Nelson Attempts to Halt Pipeline Surveying until Dominion Rep Will Meet

Nelson County supervisors say they want more information before they allow Dominion crews to survey for a gas pipeline.

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 5:18 PM EDT
Valley Group Holds Meeting to Speak out against Pipeline
Valley Group Holds Meeting to Speak out against Pipeline

Transition Staunton-Augusta hosted an event Wednesday night opposing a proposed Dominion pipeline that would run through Virginia.

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 11:04 PM EDT
Hundreds Gather in Opposition to Proposed Dominion Pipeline
Hundreds Gather in Opposition to Proposed Dominion Pipeline

Hundreds packed the Rockfish Community center Sunday to talk about ways to put a stop to a proposed pipeline by Dominion resources that would cross many of their properties.

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 10:41 PM EDT
Nelson County Residents Gather to Protest Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal
Nelson County Residents Gather to Protest Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal

Dominion is proposing to build a natural gas pipeline through Nelson County. Sunday, hundreds of people packed the library in Lovingston to rally against the pipeline plans.

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 9:41 PM EDT
Possibility of Gas Pipeline through VA Raises Concerns
Possibility of Gas Pipeline through VA Raises Concerns

There are plans being floated for a new natural gas pipeline across part of Virginia, including a section that could cross George Washington National Forest.

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 5:37 PM EDT