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Video: Here’s What Ralph Northam Promised in May 2017 About the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

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For the record, here’s what Ralph Northam said in May 2017 about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline: 1) we need to be “very cognizant” of property rights; 2) “we need to be environmentally responsible”; 3) he supposedly got the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to move to stream-by-stream, “site-specific permit” system, that “anywhere there’s a stream or a river, that there will be a site-specific permitting”; 4) “we will use science and transparency if the pipeline moves forward.”  Also for the record, the state certainly has NOT been “very cognizant” of property rights when it comes to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (or the Mountain Valley Pipeline); has NOT been “environmentally responsible” on either pipeline; has NOT moved to a “site-specific permit” system on either pipeline; and has NOT used “science and transparency” on either pipeline in this entire process. In short, that’s a #FAIL #FAIL #FAIL and #FAIL by Ralph Northam.

  • Quizzical

    The pipeline needs a better name that suggests its role in our economy. I would suggest the “Stranded Asset Pipeline”, or SAP for short. This name would both explain the rush to build it (to bring fracking sites online before it is too late) and the ultimate fate of the pipeline because it is already too late, and all the assets are going to be stranded.

    • Or the Waste of Money Pipeline (WOMP)? LOL

      • A_Siegel

        Perhaps more simply:

        Virginia’s BP: Boondoggle Pipeline