Explore these rare habitats and their unique wildflowers at the Ft. Lewis shale barrens in Bath County. Shale barrens are unique environments that are endemic to the Allegheny Mountains and harbor some of the state’s rarest plants.
June 28, 2018 – State Agency Quietly Weakened Pipeline Water Restrictions
CRPA Members – Time of Year (TOY) restrictions were imposed upon the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in accordance with state and federal guidelines. These restrictions were agreed to by each agency as well as the applicant (Dominion and partners) because they represent the best case possible to protect species (including those that are endangered) reproduction and water quality. As our counsel makes clear, these TOY best practices were significantly weakened during the waning days of the McAuliffe administration for the Cowpasture and other watersheds – Click the article below to learn more.