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Dillwyn Correctional Center inmate dies of COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) listed Buckingham County as having 347 positive coronavirus cases Wednesday, May 13, making it the county with the second-most ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Key ACP permit vacated

A vital permit for advancement of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was vacated by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Union Hill report released

Concern for the New Generation, the Buckingham chapter of anti-Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) activist group Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL), published a new report ... Read more

9 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Supreme Court to hear ACP case

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Oct. 4 to review a federal court ruling that previously halted Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) construction. The Supreme Court will ... Read more

10 months ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Environmental injustices’ addressed

By Jamie Ruff Special to The Farmville Herald A town hall was held in Buckingham County’s Union Hill to discuss, “fracked-gas pipelines, compressors and other ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Report.

Citizens to hold town hall

In an ongoing effort to promote unity and raise awareness of a proposed compressor station to be located in Union Hill, community members and their ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Report.

Court vacates permit for ACP

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Friday to vacate, or render void, a Biological Opinion and Incidental Take Statement by the ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Board votes to renew tower permit

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted to renew a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a communications tower for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) during ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Secondary 6-Year Plan approved

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Secondary Six-Year Plan for the county following a ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

ACP tower permit tabled

Members of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted to table a special use permit for a microwave tower at the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Extension of ACP MOU requested

Buckingham County Commonwealth’s Attorney E.M. Wright presented a request to extend an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and a ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Hearing, appeal set for ACP

The Buckingham County Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for a microwave tower approved for construction in 2017 by Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) LLC. ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Setting the record straight

The Farmville Herald incorrectly reported in Wednesday’s edition and online that pop star Justin Timberlake visited Farmville over the weekend and performed at a charity ... Read more

1 year ago by bettyramsey.

‘We are all Union Hill’

An event to promote unity and to address a proposed compressor station in Union Hill featuring speakers the Rev. Dr. William Barber II and former ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

$5M package proposed by ACP

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Dominion Energy have issued a plan for a community support package that centers around the Union Hill community and ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

ACP comment period open

Those interested in submitting a written comment to The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) State Air Pollution Control Board in reference to the Buckingham ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Conflict presented with floodplain

Members of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors, following a public hearing and recommendation from the county administrator, voted to table a proposed variance for ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Action delayed on ACP permit

For the second time, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) State Air Pollution Control Board delayed action on the Buckingham Compressor Station’s air permit, ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Court order stops ACP construction

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted a stay of implementation of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) 2018 Biological Opinion ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

ACP stops construction as result of court decision

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted a stay of implementation of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2018 Biological Opinion and ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Environmental impacts addressed

Several dozen people, many who shared environmental concerns in their communities and across Virginia, filed into the Village Building Auditorium in Powhatan County on Tuesday ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

DEQ approves ACP plan

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) approved the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s (ACP) erosion and sediment control plans and stormwater management plan Friday, according to ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Community featured at conference

Residents of Buckingham County and the Union Hill community participated in a conference Sept. 26 where they voiced concern and calls to action in reference ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

DEQ hearing draws concern

More than 80 members of the public voiced concern or support of the proposed draft air quality permit submitted to the Virginia Department of Environmental ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

VDEQ presents on permit

A meeting Thursday at the Buckingham County Peter Francisco Auditorium offered an overview of and some answered questions relating to an air quality permit and ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Stop work order issued for ACP

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), in a notification issued Friday, ordered a stop-work order for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) due to not obtaining ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Community discusses ACP permit

Community members gathered at Union Hill Baptist Church in Buckingham on Monday, Aug. 6, to discuss the recently released air permit and engineer analysis issued ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

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