On Earth Day, The Piedmont Environmental Council joined 24 groups and 17 members of the General Assembly in a letter to U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner unequivocally outlining the environmental and social justice impacts of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).
Information about pipelines in Virginia.
DEQ to Hold Series of Public Hearings on ACP & MVP Pipelines
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hosting a series of public hearings on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). These public hearings are designed to seek public comment on the DEQ’s proposed water quality permit (401 Certification).
Email Alert: Spectra Gas Pipeline Suspended
In early August, Spectra Energy announced it is "suspending its development work on the proposed [project]… We will continue to evaluate opportunities in the region which could include the study corridor in your area, and should there be developments, we will keep you informed."
Additional Links re the Gas Pipeline
At several of PEC's public meetings we have been asked to post links to websites that might help landowners and other interested people learn more about interstate gas pipelines. Here are some of the links that have been shared with us:
Rappahannock County Passes Resolution Opposing Spectra Alignment
A resolution titled "Rappahannock County Opposition To The Construction of An Underground Natural Gas Transmission LIne within Its Jurisdiction," was passed by the Rappahannock Board of Supervisors on July 7, 2014. The resolution urges Duke Energy to select another proposed corridor for its energy needs.
Proposed Natural Gas Line
This May we received word that landowners had begun receiving notices from Spectra Energy, referencing a proposal for a new natural gas pipeline through Virginia.
Community Meetings re: Spectra Gas Pipeline Proposal
As many are aware, Spectra Energy has announced a proposal for a new natural gas pipeline through the Piedmont. To share what we know, as well as hear from potentially impacted residents, we will be hosting a series of community meetings. The meetings will take place in Rappahannock, Culpeper and Orange.
Maps of the Spectra Energy Gas Pipeline Proposal
Spectra Energy has announced plans for a gas transmission pipeline through Virginia. The map Spectra has released is not very detailed. However, we have used their map as a starting point for more detailed maps.
Email Alert: New Gas Pipeline Proposed Through Virginia
We have received word that landowners throughout the Piedmont had begun receiving notices from Spectra Energy, referencing a proposal for a new natural gas pipeline through Virginia. Spectra is distributing a map and a fact sheet in the mail. Find out more.
Spectra Energy Gas Pipeline Suspended
If you’re not on our email list, you may have missed that there was some welcome news on the proposed Spectra Energy gas pipeline, which affected Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock Counties.