Denise Robbins, Communications Director

Nineteen Virginians Arrested In Richmond to Protest Gov. McAuliffe’s Fracked-Gas Pipelines during Final Day of “People’s Pipeline Protest” Statewide

After devastating hurricanes, two days of prayer vigils and protests in Richmond, Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Woodbridge, Virginia Beach, Glen Allen and Abingdon culminated on Thursday September 14 with a peaceful sit-in in Richmond. The first-of-its-kind statewide protest connected extreme weather with fossil fuel policies. Protesters showed compassion for storm victims and growing opposition to the Atlantic …

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Activists Announce Unprecedented Three-Day “People’s Pipeline Protest” Against McAuliffe. Dozens of Groups Will Protest at DEQ Offices Across Virginia

News briefing unveiled three straight days of protests, involving rallies and music and prayer vigils to be held at seven DEQ offices statewide September 12-14. First-of-its-kind protest will show overwhelming statewide opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. Opponents call on McAuliffe to reject the pipelines.   RICHMOND, Virginia– On August 24, …

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