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Hands Across the Appalachian Trail - Blue Ridge Parkway

August 19, 2017, 10:30am - August 19, 2017, 11:30am

JOIN HANDS to protect our land, communities and the Appalachian Trail from the unnecessary and unwanted onslaught of natural gas pipelines. This event features the Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s vision to “connect the human spirit with nature – preserving the delicate majesty of the Trail as a haven for all to enjoy.” Everyone should have the opportunity for that experience.

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Recent News

FOW Letter to FERC — May 25, 2017

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.

FOW filing to FERC — March 24, 2017

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.)

Pipeline on Steep Slopes Is Too Risky

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.

FOW to FERC: We Want The Same As the USFS

November 22, 2016 - Friends of Wintergreen filed with FERC today asking that Wintergreen and Nelson County land be treated with the same due diligence and duty of care as the USFS demands of its land.   Dominion needs to do more analysis and detailed plans.

Pipeline A Drag On Wintergreen Property Values

November 19, 2016 - Friends of Wintergreen announced that the prospect of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) on Wintergreen land and in front of the only entrance and exit to the mountain resort has already depressed property values by 10% or more.   This is in contrast to Dominion’s 2015 claim to county officials across the Commonwealth that “there is no consistent information suggesting the presence of a natural gas pipeline easement would decrease property values.”  Real estate values elsewhere in the Commonwealth have increased by an estimated 2-5+%.
 

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4 Comments

Sara Howlett

Any other geological components of importance in the areas involved, such as any underground rivers or springs? My concern is the disruption of any of these( as well as the fault) with the blasting that will be done. Too much at risk here.

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Tuss Macpherson

Are you aware there is a fault line that runs thru this area called The Rockfish Valley Fault Line? Wouldn’t this be considered “unstable” for the construction of a pipeline?

I am a Wtg. resident.

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Charles P Duvall MD

Just a belated thought: why not substantially remove the WG entrance up hill from where it forks off of the main road. It would then be out of the way and could be designed as a distraction, to be pretty welcoming and special.

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