Atlantic Coast Pipeline [ACP]
Many of the websites of partner organizations have vast stores of information. Eight Rivers will continue to develop these on our website, especially that which is pertinent to Pocahontas County. Please submit information you feel would be helpful.
Rick Webb has recently started Pipeline Updates. Well-researched, up-to-date. From Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition.
ABRA has weekly updates via email. To get on the email list, firstname.lastname@example.org
User Guide to ACP routes, with link to interactive map. Excellent!!!
Dominion MAPS including detailed alternate routing.
http://www.mareproject.org/how-to-submit-a-comment-to-ferc/ All about how to submit a comment to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Writing FERC is important to do even though FERC typically approves these pipeline proposals.
Congress is also introducing bills to fast track pipeline approvals both Keystone XL and gas pipelines.
Lucid Media is producing excellent documentary films on the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline. Some footage is available free online and others, such as "Monroe Speaks" (on Monroe County, WV) is just $5 for a 73 minute DVD. These documentaries show people rising up to fight this pipeline threat to their beloved communities.
We are collecting video interviews.
On August 1, 2017, WVDEP officials were given a tour of some of the fragile karst and water crossing areas in Pocahontas and nearby Randolph counties.
WV Rivers Coalition offers these videos, including Autumn Crowe and Tom Epling.
Autum Crowe and Autumn again and talk of our area beauty and Tom Epling.
MONONGAHELA NATIONAL FOREST
The comment period to Monongahela and George Washington national forests for permitting surveying of pipeline routes is now done. If the surveys are permitted, then another round of comments and hearings will commence. Stay tuned. Here is a link Eight Rivers sent out for the comment period, and has pertinent data and rationale to oppose pipeline routing through the National Forest.
LEGALITIES AND LANDOWNERS’ RIGHTS
How to Resist Eminent Domain in West Virginia by pipeline companies
WV Code on Eminent Domain
Dominion website for their Proposed ACP Pipeline
Recent pipeline Disasters and Violations
Ennumerated List of Why the ACP is Wrong