ACP Archives

The Friends of Buckingham have worked for more than seven years to protect our lands from the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Our efforts were successful! 

An archive of what went into this remarkable environmental accomplishment follows. 

Pipelines & Compressor Stations

The fight against the ACP

Other Environmental Issues

Climate change and more

Environmental Justice

Courts and regulatory agencies managing environmental issues

Media Center

Videos of our hearings and celebrations

Pipelines & Compressor Stations

‘Keystone XL is dead!’ Ding Dong!

‘Keystone XL is dead!’ Ding Dong!

The Keystone XL pipeline project is officially terminated, the sponsor company announced Wednesday. Calgary-based TC Energy is pulling the plug on the project after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on...

Other Environmental Issues

Two Solar power articles – good coverage

Two Solar power articles – good coverage

Five takeaways from the landmark Virginia Solar Survey Report on solar’s spread is first of its kind in Virginia After a slow start, solar has been booming in Virginia. From having zero large-scale solar farms in 2015, the commonwealth now has 51 in operation, with...

Utility Solar Vs. Community Solar

Utility Solar Vs. Community Solar

What are the pros and cons to Utility Scale Solar versus Community Solar? Many communities are facing these challenges as we move to decarbonize our energy sources. There have been a couple of community scale solar permits passed in Buckingham recently. The large,...

Environmental Justice

Determining Disparate Impacts in Environmental Justice Communities: Does Friends of Buckingham v. State Air Pollution Control Board Provide the Roadmap?

Determining Disparate Impacts in Environmental Justice Communities: Does Friends of Buckingham v. State Air Pollution Control Board Provide the Roadmap?

It has long been recognized that minority and disadvantaged communities are subject to higher levels of pollution than more affluent non-minority areas. This fact is the basis of the need for Environmental Justice to ensure that the past disparate impacts to these...

Union Hill makes history—again

Union Hill makes history—again

It’s been a busy several years in usually quiet Buckingham County. In Virginia’s rural and mostly Black community of Union Hill, the people who—not so long ago—staved off a massive natural gas pipeline’s polluting compressor station proposed on the same land their...

Media Center

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