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Habitats proposed for pipeline route

Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) LLC has announced an initiative to establish new habitats for butterflies, bees and other pollinator insects along the route of the ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Protesters plan James River trip

RICHMOND — Opponents of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) are planning a four-day trip called “Journey the James” from Sept. 4-7 down the James ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Pipeline opponents to hold protests

RICHMOND — Opponents of the Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley (MVP) pipelines announced plans to protest Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Sept. 12-14 at seven ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

League sends letter of complaint 

GLENDALE SPRINGS, N.C. — The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL) sent a letter of complaint to Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring on Aug. ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Gas agreement near completion

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would allow Buckingham County access and control of 200 acres along a proposed lateral line off of the proposed ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Hearing draws majority opposition

More than 70 people spoke during a contentious Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) public hearing in Jarman Hall at Longwood University on Thursday held ... Read more

4 years ago by Morgan White.

Supreme Court rules for landowners in ACP suit

The Virginia Supreme Court has reversed a decision by Buckingham Circuit Court Judge Donald C. Blessing who ruled that a March 6, 2015 letter from ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Walk celebrates the land

About six people recently concluded a 150-mile walk across five counties along a portion of the planned 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) route at the ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Gas tap discussions continue

Discussions continue regarding memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that could result in Buckingham County having control and access to a natural gas tap off of a ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Supervisors table tower permit

Supervisors in Buckingham tabled a special use permit for Dominion on Monday to construct a 195-foot microwave communications tower as part of its proposed 53,783-horsepower ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Poll cites ‘majority’ favor

A new poll says a majority of Virginia voters support constructing the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). According to the summary of the poll, which ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Public hearings postponed

Two public hearings originally scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. in Buckingham have been postponed. The hearings — both pertaining to separate special use permits ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Legislative leaders lend support to pipeline project

Bipartisan leadership of Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina legislatures are urging approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. In a letter sent Tuesday, April 4 ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

DEQ seeks certifications for pipeline

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) said Thursday it would require 401 individual water quality certifications for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project. ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Lawsuit seeks review of compressor station

The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL), its Concern for the New Generation (CNG) chapter and several Buckingham County residents have filed a civil lawsuit ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

FERC holds public comment session

More than 100 people attended the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) public comment session at the Robert Russa Moton Museum, held Tuesday, regarding a Draft ... Read more

4 years ago by Morgan White.

Meeting for landowners held

  More than 50 people attended a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Landowner’s Informational Meeting held at Buckingham County Middle School on Sunday. The ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Pipeline forum is Sunday

BUCKINGHAM — The Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club will hold an Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) Educational Forum on property rights and environmental issues Sunday from ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Permit for compressor station approved

County supervisors in Buckingham approved a special use permit for a 53,783 horsepower gas fired compressor station as part of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Demand drives access to gas

Editor’s Note: Today, we take a deep dive into how Atlantic Coast Pipeline affects, if at all, likelihood of natural gas service for localities in ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Station hearing begins Thursday

A large number of people are expected to speak at and attend a public hearing Buckingham County supervisors will conduct Thursday at 6 p.m. at ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

FERC: Pipeline environmental impact would be ‘less than significant’

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released its draft environmental impact statement (EIS) regarding the proposed 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), concluding the project’s ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

More pipeline easements bought: Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC pays more than $161K in November

Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) LLC paid $161,145 in November for 344 acres of easements for the proposed natural gas pipeline to be buried under Buckingham ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

‘Unfair, illegal … unjust,’ New report: proposed compressor station poses health risks

If it is built, those living near a proposed 53,515 horsepower natural gas fired compressor station in Buckingham County would be forced to endure air ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Compressor hearing is Jan. 5

A public hearing is set for Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. for members of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors to hear public comment ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Supervisors favor ACP project

A majority of county supervisors in Buckingham favors the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project. Four of the seven supervisors agree the project will benefit ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Two schools denied accreditation

Buckingham County’s elementary and primary schools have been denied accreditation while Cumberland and Prince Edward counties’ schools the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) recently listed ... Read more

4 years ago by Martin L. Cahn.

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