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My Family and 300+ Others Just Got Served with Eminent Domain for the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Carolyn Reilly
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In an extraordinary move, more than 300 Virginia landowners have been sued in federal court by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, which is seeking authority for a “blanket taking” of all of these Virginia families’ land via eminet domain for this private company’s for-profit fracked gas pipeline. [1] And on Monday evening, it happened. At my […]
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Virginia Landowners Sued in Federal Court by Companies Seeking Eminent Domain for Mountain Valley Fracked Gas Pipeline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Virginia Landowners Sued in Federal Court by Companies Seeking Eminent Domain Authority for Mountain Valley Fracked Gas Pipeline Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC sues landowners seeking eminent domain authority to take their private property for a for-profit fracked gas pipeline Rocky Mount, VA […]

Landowners, Bold Alliance Respond to FERC Certifications for both Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines, Vow to Continue Legal Challenges and Resistance

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Landowners, Bold Alliance Respond to FERC Certifications for both Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines, Vow to Continue Legal Challenges and Resistance Rocky Mount, VA — Landowners in the path of the proposed Atlantic Coast & Mountain Valley fracked gas pipelines vowed […]

In Oral Arguments, Groups Fight Back Against Trump’s Attempt to Throw out Keystone XL Lawsuit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldalliance.org In Oral Arguments, Groups Fight Back Against Trump’s Attempt to Throw out Keystone XL Lawsuit Motions from Administration and TransCanada Attempt to Skirt Accountability Under Environmental Laws Great Falls, MT — Today, environmental and landowner groups argued in opposition to an attempt […]

Bold Alliance, Landowners React to Dominion Proposal to Expand Risky, Unnecessary Atlantic Coast Pipeline Into South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance, Landowners React to Dominion Proposal to Expand Risky, Unnecessary Atlantic Coast Pipeline Into South Carolina Even more landowners would face eminent domain for private gain for proposed for-profit fracked gas pipeline Rocky Mount, VA — Bold Alliance and landowners in […]

Landowners Sue FERC to Stop Eminent Domain for Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines

*DONATE TO SUPPORT THE LANDOWNERS’ LAWSUIT* On Sept. 5, 2017, a group of more than 50 landowners from the Appalachia region whose farms and homes are in the path of the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines filed a federal lawsuit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to end the abuse […]

Call-in Day: Urge Your Delegates to Protect Virginia’s Water

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The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is currently speeding through the review process for plans to cross thousands of Virginia water bodies with the massive fracked-gas Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines. Under the Clean Water Act, the DEQ has the authority to determine whether or not the pipeline mitigation plans meet our Commonwealth’s […]

Hundreds Attend “Defend the Sacred: A Celebration of Life, Land and Water”

On June 10, Bold Alliance hosted “Defend the Sacred: A Celebration of Life, Land and Water” at Elmwood Park in Roanoke, Va. — an event featuring music, dance, film and speakers against the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines, including Virginia gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello. Learn more about the Bold Appalachia Landowner […]

Bold Alliance Endorses Tom Perriello for Governor of Virginia

In recognition of his strong stance to put people before pipelines and profit, Bold Alliance is proud to announce our endorsement of Tom Perriello for Governor of Virginia. [1] Many citizens and landowners who have been riled up by the threat of eminent domain for private gain and the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast […]

Bold Joins 118 Organizations Urging FERC to Act in Wake of Rover Pipeline Accidents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2017 118 Organizations Issue Demands to FERC in Wake of Accidents During Construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Rover Pipeline Groups demand FERC stop construction of Rover pipeline, conduct overhaul of regulations Community activists and organizations sent a letter (embedded below) to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today, signed by 118 groups, demanding the […]

“Pipeline Fighters” Documentary Film on Mountain Valley Pipeline Features Bold Alliance, Jane Kleeb

(Click here for details about the public screening Tuesday, April 25th in Roanoke, VA!) Pipeline Fighters, a new documentary film by Marino Colmano, brings together the history and passion from the people facing the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline.   Documenting the efforts from SW Virginia and West Virginia, Colmano filmed for over 2 years as […]

Following Ill-Advised Federal Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline, Lawsuit Filed to Block Construction

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017 Press Contact: Nicky Vogt at 202-331-2389 or vogt@newpartners.com   Following Ill-Advised Federal Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline, Lawsuit Filed to Block Construction   Washington, DC – Following the Trump administration’s imprudent issuance of a cross-border permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline last week, Northern Plains Resource Council; Bold Alliance; Center […]

Sign the Keystone XL Pipeline Pledge of Resistance

On Jan. 24, President Trump took action to undo President Obama’s rejection of Keystone XL, opening the door for TransCanada to reapply to build the risky tarsands export pipeline that would pass through the fragile Sandhills and Ogallala aquifer in Nebraska. [1] But Trump’s action is far from a “green-light” to begin construction on Keystone […]

New Analysis: Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines are Climate Disasters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2017 CONTACT: Lorne Stockman, lorne@priceofoil.org, 540-679-1097 Carolyn Reilly, carolyn@boldalliance.org, 540-488-4358 Peter Anderson, peter@appvoices.org, 434-293-6373 David Turnbull, david@priceofoil.org, 202-316-3499 New analysis: Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines are Climate Disasters Controversial pipelines pushed by Trump a risk to West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and the planet. Two studies released today find that […]

Bold Alliance Hires Carolyn Reilly to Organize Pipeline Fighters in Virginia and West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 10, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance Hires Carolyn Reilly to Organize Pipeline Fighters in Virginia and West Virginia Reilly to organize fellow landowners to resist the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines Rocky Mount, Virginia — Bold Alliance […]

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