Author: Mark Hefflinger

Groups Say FERC Notices for Mountain Valley Pipeline are Invalid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2018 Contact: Carolyn Elefant (attorney), carolyn@carolynelefant.com, 202-297-6100 Russell Chisholm, POWHR Coalition, russell.powhr@gmail.com, 540-404-2727 Roberta Bondurant, Preserve Bent Mountain/Roanoke, bondurantlaw@aol.com, 540-793-4769 Mark Hefflinger, Bold Alliance, mark@boldalliance.org   Groups Say FERC Notices for Mountain Valley Pipeline are Invalid “Notices to Proceed” were issued by low-level FERC staffer, in clear violation of agency’s […]
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Bold Alliance Seeks Federal Court Hearing for Constitutional Challenge to FERC’s Abuse of Eminent Domain for Pipeline Permits

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance Seeks Federal Court Hearing for Constitutional Challenge to FERC’s Abuse of Eminent Domain for Pipeline Permits Washington D.C. — Bold Alliance and a collective of more than 50 landowners in the Appalachia region have filed a motion asking a federal […]
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PETITION: Demand Public Hearings on Mountain Valley & Atlantic Coast Pipelines

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Virginians deserve an opportunity to speak and share publicly with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission their concerns about the proposed Mountain Valley (MVP) and Atlantic Coast (ACP) fracked gas pipeline projects — which pose catastrophic threats to our water security. There is no evidence that these pipelines can be built without causing permanent, irreparable harm. In […]
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Bold Alliance, Virginia Landowners Vow to Continue Fight After Water Control Board Issues Conditional Approval of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance, Virginia Landowners Vow to Continue Fight After Water Control Board Issues Conditional Approval of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit, Seeks Additional Information Landowners and advocates to continue legal challenge to eminent domain authority; demand public hearing on pipeline permit by Virginia […]
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Bold Alliance, Virginia Landowners Vow to Continue Fight Against Mountain Valley Pipeline After Water Control Board Issues Permit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 7, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance, Virginia Landowners Vow to Continue Fight Against Mountain Valley Pipeline After Water Control Board Issues Permit Landowners and advocates to continue legal challenge to eminent domain authority; demand public hearing on pipeline permit by Virginia Marine Resource Commission Richmond, VA […]
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Testimony Tips: Virginia Water Control Board Pipeline Meetings

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Virginia Water Control Board Pipeline Meetings Trinity Family Life Center, 3601 Dill Road, Richmond, VA 23222 Mountain Valley Pipeline: Dec. 6-7*, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Dec. 11-12*, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (*Public testimony heard ONLY on Dec. 6th & Dec. 11th) SECTION 401 CERTIFICATION Under the Clean Water Act, Virginia […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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