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December 13, 2017 – State water board approves conditional certification for Atlantic Coast Pipeline project (WAVY News)

December 12, 2017 – State board approves water certification for Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but with a caveat opponents say will buy more time (The News & Advance)

December 12, 2017 – Virginia agency takes unexpected step that could delay gas pipeline project (Laredo Morning Times)

December 12, 2017 – Both Sides Claim Cautious Victory on Key Regulatory Hurdle for Atlantic Coast Pipeline (Radio IQ WTVF)

December 11, 2017 – Atlantic Coast Pipeline gets a big OK from the state — along with a big “if” (The Virginian-Pilot)

December 11, 2017 – Atlantic Coast Pipeline Inks Labor Contracts (Bearing Drift)

December 8, 2017 – Wild Virginia sues Virginia State Water Control Board over approval of Mountain Valley Pipeline permit (Augusta Free Press)

December 7, 2017 – Meeting in Henrico erupts after Virginia state board issues approval of Mountain Valley Pipeline (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

December 7, 2017 – State Water Control Board awards certification for Mountain Valley Pipeline (The Roanoke Times)

December 3, 2017 – Hundreds Gather to Protest Natural Gas Pipelines (Radio IQ WVTF)

December 2, 2017 – Hundreds of anti-pipeline Virginians surround State Capitol (Augusta Free Press)

November 17, 2017 –  U.S. Forest Service will allow Atlantic Coast Pipeline through two national forests (Daily Progress)

November 17, 2017  –Atlantic Coast Pipeline gets approval from U.S. Forest Service (CBS 19 News)

October 18, 2017  – Northam owns stocks in Dominion, other companies with extensive interests in Virginia (The Washington Post)

October 6, 2017 –  Eyes on the Ties’ Friday Fossil Fuel Runoff (Eyes on the Ties)

October 3, 2017 – DEQ to make pipeline recommendations in December (Roanoke Times)

September 29, 2017 –  AP News Break: Disputed East Coast pipeline likely to expand (WTOP)

September 15, 2017 – North Carolina environmental agency delays decision on water quality permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline (The Roanoke Times)

September 14, 2017 – 19 arrested in Richmond protesting pipelines, McAuliffe (Augusta Free Press)

September 13th, 2017 – Pipeline foes gather near DEQ’s regional office in Roanoke for prayers, protest (The Roanoke Times)

September 8th, 2017 – W.Va. environmental agency to reconsider water quality permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline (The Roanoke Times)

September 8th, 2017 – Dominion and partners push for quick federal action on proposed pipeline (Richmond Times Dispatch)

September 7th, 2017 – Dividing line: The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will change the lay of our land (Cville Weekly)

August 23, 2017 – Virginia pipeline foes eye federal ruling that upholds N.Y. water quality permit denial  (The Roanoke Times)

August 22, 2017 – Thousands urge Virginia governor to stop natural-gas pipeline plan (WVTR)

August 19, 2017 – Pressure mounting on Virginia environmental agency to slow down pipeline water certifications (Richmond Times Dispatch)

August 3rd, 2017- Pipeline Prospects: Can the Atlantic Coast Pipeline be Stopped?  (WVTF)

August 2, 2017 – Impact study: Pipeline nears approval, opponents fire back  (Cville Weekly)

July 31, 2017 – Pipeline Proposal: Environmental Impact (WVTF)

July 25, 2017 – Wild Virginia takes steps to file objection to Forest Service’s Draft Decision (The Charlottesville Newsplex)

July 17, 2017- Conserving Forests for the Good of All (The Revelator)

June 26, 2017 – Feds Approve Construction of Natural Gas Pipeline in Virginia (Courthouse News Service)

Jul 23, 2017- Anti-Pipeline Groups Meet Following FERC’s Final Pipeline Review (NBC 29 News)

June 23, 2017 – Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts (ABC News)

June 23, 2017 – FERC Out With Final Mountain Valley Pipeline Enviromental Impact Statement (WVTF Public Radio)

June 23, 2017 – Virginia residents vow to fight on after controversial pipeline gets favorable review (ThinkProgress)

June 19, 2017 – Virginia DEQ pledges thorough review of pipeline impacts (The Roanoke Times)

May 24, 2017  – Virginia Department of Environmental Quality denies backpedaling on pipeline water-crossing reviews (Richmond Times Dispatch)

May 24, 2017 – DEQ acknowledges error, clarifies approach to review of pipelines (Roanoke Times)

May 24, 2017 – Virginia DEQ denies backpedaling on pipeline water-crossing reviews (Richmond Times Dispatch)

May 16, 2017 – Virginia Forests Join National “Network” to Protect Them (Public News Service)

April 25, 2017 – Wild Virginia Conservation Director David Sligh wins River Hero Award (River Network)

April 13, 2017 – Wild & Scenic Film Festival highlights environmental issues (The Breeze)

April 6, 2017 – DEQ to require pipeline projects to secure state water quality certification (Roanoke Times)

April 5, 2017- Major Conflict of Interest Threatens Environmental Impact Review for Atlantic Coast Pipeline (Truthout)

March 9, 2017 – Anti-pipeline groups take legal stand with FERC motion (Newsleader)

March 10, 2017 – EPA cuts could take toll on Valley waterways (Newsleader)

March 10, 2017 – Advocacy groups: Pipeline assessment lacks real analysis (WHSV)

March 12, 2017  – Citizens groups: Scrap pipeline impact statement  (The News Virginian)

March 15, 2017 – Groups file challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline document (Daily Progress)

February 23, 2017  – Virginia’s governor can and must protect us from bad pipeline projects (The News Virginian)

December 12, 2016 – This Proposed Pipeline Would Cut Right Through the Appalachian Trail (Huffington Post)

December 5, 2016 – People’s hearing convened to reform FERC
(DC Media Group)

December 7, 2016 – FERC’s Pipeline Impact Statement Full of Errors, say Environmental Groups (WVTF)

November 29, 2016 – LOCKN’ Raises About $30,000 for Local Charities (NBC 29)

November 18, 2016 – Teach-in addresses Standing Rock protests, environmental justice (Cavalier Daily)

November 18, 2016 – Wild Virginia calls on Forest Service, BLM to reject draft environmental assessment for Mountain Valley Pipeline (Augusta Free Press)

November 15, 2016 – People protest Dakota Access Pipeline on Downtown Mall (CBS 19)

November 14, 2016- Volunteer stream monitoring program to hold training Dec. 10 in Blacksburg  (Roanoke Times)

October 13th, 2016 – Patagonia Gets Political

September 17, 2016 – Opponents of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protest in Afton (NBC 29)

September 9, 2016 – Conservation Leaders from around Virginia Meet to Discuss Central VA (NBC 29)

September 9, 2016 – Hikers get a glimpse at where Atlantic Coast Pipeline may go (CBS 19)

September 1, 2106  – In the Pipeline’s Path (Earth Island Journal)

August 25, 2016 – Booming Wood Pellet Production Inching Toward Watershed Forests (Bay Journal)

August 22, 2016 – ‘Cheers for Charity’ at Starr Hill Brewery Supporting Wild Virginia (NBC 29)

August 13, 2016 – Learning How to Monitor Water Quality (WHSV)

July 24, 2016 – People Get a Look at Where Proposed Pipeline Will Go (NBC 29)

September 23, 2015 – Anti-Pipeline Groups Prepare to Fight Dominion’s Applications (NBC 29)

  • September 20, 2015 – Wild Virginia Rallies Opposition to Dominion’s Federal Filings of Pipeline Plans (NBC 29)

August 21, 2015  – W.Va. pipeline case kindles hope in local opposition (Daily Progress)

August 19, 2015 – Pipeline protesters take to the forest (News Leader)

August 3, 2015National Forest Weighs in on Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (NBC 29)

August 2, 2015 – Morning News Weekend: Ernie Reed (1070 WINA News Radio)

July 28, 2015 – Environmental Group Discusses Forests and Climate Change (Newsplex)

June 18, 2015 – Pipeline Meeting with Sierra Club (Newsplex)

March 27, 2015  – Blue Ridge Outdoors (Wild VA on Newsplex)

March 19, 2015 – FERC hears fervent arguments for and against pipeline (News Leader)

February 28, 2015 – Pipelines opponents challenge survey start times  (The News Virginian)

February 23, 2015 – Dominion releases alternate routes for pipeline (The News Virginian)

January 7, 2015 – Ernie Reed at 106.1 the corner – radio –

November 22, 2014 – Groups want to protect Shenandoah Mountain (News Leader)

November 19, 2014 – About the release of the forest plan: Wild Virginia weighs in on George Washington National Forest plan (Augusta Free Press)

November 18, 2014 George Washington National Forest plan released to mixed reviews – Multiple uses compete for largest federal land holding in Bay watershed (Bay Journal)

September 3,  2014 – Pipeline Slices through National Forest (Bay Journal)

September 2 – 2014 – Wild Virginia’s Response to Gov McAuliffe’s Pipeline Announcement (Augusta Free Press)

September 2 , 2014 – Pipeline Changes are for the Worse  (Daily Progress)

July 1, 2014 – Pipeline Threatens National Forests (Daily Progress)

June 24, 2013- Reed: Please no fracking in the National Forests (Times Dispatch)

April 3, 2013 – Fracking Field Trip (Daily News Record)

April 18, 2013 – What the frack: What happens in West Virginia can happen here (in The Hook)

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