Photo of water to give an example of water body potentially protected by Clean Water Act
January 18, 2022

CWA50: Help Protect Virginia’s Waters!

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (“CWA” or “the Act”), the key federal law protecting water quality throughout the United States. Our CWA50 blog series celebrates this milestone by offering opportunities to learn about the CWA as well as highlighting occasions to participate in environmental action. Excitingly, you have an… Read more

June 8, 2020

Trump administration changes water protection authorities in Virginia

Please call Attorney General Mark Herring today at 804-786-2071. Tell him to challenge an illegal regulation just finalized by the Trump administration to weaken state powers under the Clean Water Act. This regulation effectively changes water protection authorities in Virginia. Background:Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency has now finalized a change to the regulation governing states’ authorities under section 401… Read more

February 12, 2016

New Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route Announced

  On February 12, 2016 Dominion Transmission announced intentions of filing with FERC next week a new route for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Map – Courtesy of DPMC Even with this new route, Dominion has yet to demonstrate two Forest Service prerequisites to building the pipeline across the National Forest:  Dominion must prove that the private… Read more