Projects

  • pipeline

    Atlantic Coast Pipeline Threatens Shenandoah River Campaign

    UPDATE: State Water Control Board hearing on Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Dec. 11 & 12 The proposed construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline would impact the headwaters of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. This is a transmission line to get fracked gas out of Pennsylvania and West Virginia and ship

  • Protecting Potomac River from Pipeline Campaign

    In 2016, behind the scenes, without public input, a West Virginia gas company called Mountaineer Gas quietly laid the groundwork for a fracked gas pipeline that would threaten the Potomac River and the National Park Service’s C&O Canal, one of the most visited national parks. Residents in Morgan County, WV

  • Don’t Frack Maryland Campaign

    The far western panhandle of Maryland is beautiful country, graced by deep lakes, wild forests and of course the Upper Potomac River. Unfortunately it also contains a slice of the Marcellus Shale, the geologic basin that has been the target of the hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” industry in neighboring Pennsylvania and

  • Cove Point LNG Export Facility

    Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Export Facility

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the construction of the Cove Point Liquified Natural Gas Export Facility, located at Lusby, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. This is the first LNG export facility on the East Coast and poses a severe threat to the local community and the Bay. We,

  • Mining Threatens Tom’s Creek

    Tom’s Creek is a small trout stream with head waters in the Michaux State Forest, providing drinking water to the town of FairField, PA. Tom’s Creek is designated by the State as a High Quality stream. This high quality stream is under a threat by a potential expansion of the

  • North Mountain Shale Quarry

    Polluted stormwater runoff into Mill Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River, from the North Mountain Shale Quarry, threatens a small trout stream, residential drinking water, and water for farm use. Although this runoff is permitted we appealed this permit and negotiated stricter monitoring requirements that requires water sampling of