Jeff Staples Opposes Southside Connector Distribution Project

Recently, Jeff was featured in an article in the Southside Daily regarding the Southside Connector Distribution Project, detailing his opposition to the project. A link to the full article can be found below:

http://southsidedaily.com/2017/07/03/southside-pipeline-construction-to-begin-this-fall-draws-criticism-from-environmentalists-nws/

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The Atlantic Coast Pipeline and The Consequences for Virginia

Recently, a pair of Virginia Beach State Senators, Frank Wagner, 7th District and Bill DeSteph, 8th District, painted a very rosy picture of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Their pipeline looks very little like the pipeline that will truly exist.

 

The real pipeline would travel more than 500 hundred miles from the fracking fields of West Virginia through the heart of the Commonwealth and end in North Carolina, with an extension in Chesapeake.

The real pipeline will cut through thousands of family farms, numerous streams and sensitive ecological areas. It will impact several of Virginia’s treasured spaces including the Monongahela and George Washington National Forest, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and even the Appalachian Trail. It will carry and quite likely leak climate disrupting fracked gas.

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