June 30, 2020
In a blow to a proposed Virginia Natural Gas pipeline and infrastructure expansion, the State Corporation Commission on Friday withheld a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the proposal until further conditions are met.
June 29, 2020
Today the Virginia State Water Control Board approved a groundwater withdrawal permit for the proposed Chickahominy Power Station in Charles City County, Virginia.
June 15, 2020
Today, the Supreme Court issued a decision in favor of the developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, in a dispute over the project's planned crossing beneath the Appalachian Trail.
May 12, 2020
Today the State Corporation Commission (SCC) heard concerns from the public about a major planned Virginia Natural Gas pipeline and infrastructure expansion across Virginia.
January 15, 2020
A major court win last week for the people of Union Hill could help move the needle in the right direction for Virginia to meaningfully apply environmental justice.
June 27, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement after the state Senate's narrow vote to approve Senate Bill 619, which would redefine the term "pollution" in the Clean Streams Law, and potentially allow for certain spills and discharges to go unreported and unregulated.
November 9, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board postponed until December a vote on a permit for the Buckingham natural gas compressor station linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
September 28, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond heard oral arguments in a challenge to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline's water quality certification by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and other conservation organizations.
August 21, 2018
Recent months have deluged Virginians with storms and heavy rainfall, causing flooded roads, washed-out embankments, and mudslides. In the case of Mountain Valley Pipeline construction, these summer storms triggered extensive damage to Virginia's rivers and streams.
August 16, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Chesapeake Bay Foundation joined a challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of CBF and other conservation groups.
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