November 20, 2017 - Friends of Wintergreen reported today that nearly 1,000 Wintergreen property owners, a number that is growing daily, plan to individually sue the Atlantic Coast Pipeline for damages to their property if the pipeline company seizes land used by the Wintergreen community. Go here for press release.
November 15, 2017 - Today Friends of Wintergreen and the Wintergreen Property Owners Association filed a rehearing request and temporary injunction
to stop the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in the Wintergreen area. “FERC’s approval was arbitrary and capricious and not based on facts on (and in) the ground”.
July 17, 2017 - Friends of Wintergreen wrote a letter to FERC
to inform the federal agency that ACP did not provide specific responses to issues raised by the Wintergreen community, or provided vague, open-ended, non-committal “responses.” These perfunctory answers failed to address or acknowledge the unique circumstances of the Wintergreen area.
April 3, 2017 - On March 24, 2017, Friends of Wintergreen submitted a 432-page filing with FERC pointing out the deficiencies in the DEIS issued on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. A summary
is here. The full filing with attachments
is here (and is large.)
March 15, 2017 - Friends of Wintergreen released two new geology studies
that show the land around Wintergreen is too steep and prone to erosion to support a 42-inch natural gas pipeline.
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