Deadline to comment to FERC on the pitiful Draft Environmental Impact Statement is December 22. See past posts and meeting minutes for details and addreses. PNHP meetings are moving to 1st and 3rd Tuesdays – next meeting is January 3rd. Many thanks to the First Christian Church for hosting these meetings!
Interview by Robbie Harris, our local reporter for WVTF/NPR:
Andrew Downs is Regional Director of Central and Southwest Virginia Appalachian Trail Conservancy. He says FERC’s report is flawed, beginning with the front page. “They put a picture of the Appalachian Trail on the cover of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement at a place where there’s going to be significant impact to the trail,” Downs says. “And then inside the document, said that there wouldn’t be.”
(Lots more: see full story at http://wvtf.org/post/ferc-s-pipeline-impact-statement-full-errors-say-environmental-groups#stream/0)