Tag: Mountain Valley Pipeline

Join Hands Across the Appalachian Trail in Newport on September 17!

On September 17, 2016, people from all over the region will join hands to protect our land, our local communities and the Appalachian Trail from the unnecessary and unwanted onslaught of natural gas pipelines. Both the AT and the Newport community

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RATC Board opposes Mountain Valley Pipeline, citing hiker safety and visual impact

Using criteria developed by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club’s board of directors has voted to oppose the Mountain Valley Pipeline due to its potential negative impacts on the AT and trail users. The board’s resolution voices

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Small area, big problems: Mountain Valley Pipeline and Jefferson National Forest

[summary of US Forest Service’s March 9, 2016 comments on developer’s final Resource Reports in October 2015] The proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline would be over 300 miles long, including about 5 miles in the Jefferson National Forest (JNF), where it

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RATC comments to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on potential Mountain Valley Pipeline

(a full copy of the RATC’s comments to FERC on the MVP is here: RATC comments to FERC 6.11.15) According to its bylaws, the purposes of the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club include a duty to: participate in and encourage the development

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