Stop the Frackin’ Pipeline

The threat of a natural gas pipeline in Floyd County appears to have passed — at least for now — but it remains a reality to neighbors affected by the current proposed route that runs from West Virginia to Chatham. Giles, Pulaski, Montgomery, Roanoke and Franklin counties still face the bulldozers and environmental impact, so […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lots of opposition to proposed gas pipeline

An overflow crowd crammed into the meeting room of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night to express concern and opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline that would run from West Virginia to Chatham and through the middle of Floyd County. That concern appeared to be shared by the Supervisors who have not […]