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Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike!

“Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike” will kick off at 10:00 AM in downtown Roanoke, VA, Monday, September 23, 2019!

Wells Fargo Plaza, 26 Salem Ave. SE, Roanoke, VA 24011

As part of the Global Climate Strike week of action, we will be joining with residents and landowners across WV, […]

Bishop William J. Barber, II & The Poor People’s Campaign in Northampton County!

Activists and Impacted Landowners/Residents Meet with NC Legislators to Stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline!

On April 9th, a number of grassroots organizations joined with pipeline-impacted residents and landowners to lobby our N.C. legislature in Raleigh during the “Clean Energy, Not Fracked Gas Lobby Day”.

The joint advocacy day focused on educating legislators on the mounting legal challenges, lack of need, community health impacts, and diminishing economic viability of […]

Hope Taylor: A tale of two pipelines and the conscience of our state

Hope Taylor, Executive Director, Clean Water for NC

We need to look at the way North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has dealt with two proposed new gas pipelines as they were considered for construction, to see what it reveals about looking at facts and valuing communities in different regions of our state. It’s […]

NEW!: Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction Updates in NC!

The most recent report submitted by ACP follows the decision by the Fourth Circuit Court to pull two key federal permits. Construction of new activities along the entire route has stopped, but ACP continues to “stabilize” the corridor, which includes laying pipe and backfilling trenches. Drilling under the Tar River in Nash County […]

Dec. 1, Tar River Flotilla to Stop the ACP in Nash County!

ACP builders are drilling underneath the Tar River, and this is a chance for activists to show your resistance! There will be a flotilla of canoes and small boats starting at 1:30 PM and floating past the drilling site to a takeout about 2 miles downstream. For those who do not wish to be in […]

NC Politicians on the Take from ACP Corporate Partners

While influence is a tricky thing to measure, the regular pumping of donations to state and federal legislators and other elected officials by the fossil fuel industry is a majorobstacle to a clean energy transition. And here in North Carolina, one doesn’t have to look farther than the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) as […]

“Best in Class” Pipeline Explodes 5 months after installation

(Read Clean Water for NC’s “High Consequence Areas, Blast Zones and Public Safety Along the Atlantic Coast Pipeline” Report)

At 4:20 AM on June 7, a pipeline rupture was reported in Marshall County, West Virginia. “This is truly a best-in-class pipeline and we look forward to many years of safe, reliable and efficient […]

Concerned Stewards of Halifax County, Nash Stop the Pipeline, Wilson County No Pipeline, No Pipeline Johnston County, Cumberland County Caring Voices, EcoRobeson, Concerned Citizens of Tillery, Concerned Citizens of Northampton County, NC Environmental Justice Network, Friends of the Earth, Clean Water for NC, Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, NC WARN

 

May 15th, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments are closed

A second natural gas pipeline proposed for NC would run through Rockingham, Alamance counties

By Lisa Sorg, NC Policy Watch

An extension of the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline has been proposed for North Carolina, potentially opening the door for fracking operations in Rockingham County.

Known as MVP Southgate, the 300-mile pipeline would extend from Pittsylvania County, Va., into Rockingham and Alamance counties.

Once […]