MARE Pipeline Project Activities Continue in West Virginia

by Duane Nichols on May 27, 2015

Greenbrier River Watershed Association

Upcoming Community Meetings

Saturday, May 30 (7 pm) – “In the Hills and Hollows” Documentary Trailer and discussion with filmmaker Keely Kernan. Casasanta 122 North Court Street Lewisburg, WV 24901. The film documents the lives of rural West Virginian communities, steeped in history and heritage, facing an uncertain future as the gas boom transforms their rural community into an industrial zone. For more info contact (Greenbrier County)

Wednesday, May 27 (5:30 pm) – Summers County Residents Against the Pipeline (SCRAP) will hold their regular meeting at the corner Episcopal Church in Hinton (Summers County).

Wednesday, June 3 (7 pm) – Community Meeting about the Mountain Valley Pipeline at the Wallace Volunteer Fire Department Fire Hall, Rt. 20, Wallace, WV 26448. For more information contact Autumn Long 304-796-4677. (Harrison County)

Sunday, June 14 (9am-10pm) - Preserve Monroe Fundraising Concert at Salt Sulphur Springs, WV (Monroe County).

To learn more about communities organized in opposition to the ACP and MVP contact one of these groups:

Preserve Greenbrier County

Summers County Residents Against the Pipeline

Preserve Monroe

Mountain Lakes Preservation Society

Doddridge County Watershed Association

Please call Elise at 304-207-1150 for more information about these community meetings.

Local opposition groups in full swing….

Preserve Monroe has launched an online fundraising tool to raise money for an expanded public awareness campaign. Preserve Monroe Indiegogo.

Preserve Greenbrier County has started an online petition with to protect our precious Greenbier River: Save our longest untamed river, the Greenbrier!

Greenbrier River Watershed Association — First Friday Benefit and Fundraiser for Pipeline Awareness

Please join us at the Wild Bean in Lewisburg Friday June 5 at 8:30 pm for our GRWA Benefit and Fundraiser to raise awareness about the proposed pipelines. We will have live music including local favorite Dave Buhrman as well as The Mojo Sisters. Suggested donation is $7 at the door.

There is still time to submit comments to FERC regarding environmental impacts of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Click here for more information:

The last day that FERC will receive comments for the MVP is June 16, 2015.

Please call Elise at 304-207-1150 for more information.

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P.S. We’ve fixed our donation link!

If you appreciate the work we are doing, please consider a donation today.


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