Gas pipeline propaganda: Lies, damn lies and more

If the often-vague and always sidestepping executives of EQT Corp. and NextEra Energy thought Franklin County would be a cakewalk for their natural pipeline express running from West Virginia to Chatham, they got a hardcore lesson of what country folks think of fast-buck corporate types in Rocky Mount. A large crowd of angry residents of […]

Franklin County limits comments

It appears Franklin County administrator Rick Huff passes on misinformation for a living. Or maybe he just passes on information from energy companies without taking the necessary trouble of verifying their information with more credible sources. In an interview with Ducan Peters of The Roanoke Times Sunday, Huff — talking about the proposed Mountain Valley […]

Gas pipeline partners looking to avoid Floyd County

As more and more new proposals for the Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline showed a shift of the route through going further and further north, it started to look like EQT and its partners were looking for a way to avoid Floyd County and shift the route through Roanoke County. On Tuesday, EQT admitted that […]

Pipeline battle heats up in Floyd

The proposed natural gas pipeline through Floyd County got a double hit Thursday morning with page one stories in The Floyd Press and The Roanoke Times. Both articles highlight the efforts of Mara Robbins and others in opposing the 42-inch gas transmission line that would run from West Virginia to Chatham in Pittsylvania County and […]