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bos2Northam Must Act to Protect Clean Water from Pipelines

By Amy Mall – NRDC – February 26, 2018
A new report issued today, prepared by experts in water quality on behalf of NRDC, outlines the severe threats to clean water posed by construction and operation of fracked gas pipelines. The report discusses the significant threats to waterbodies crossed by the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia. It provides technical details and maps illustrating the potential harms to drinking water supplies for cities like Norfolk and Roanoke, native trout, communities of color like Emporia and Franklin, wetlands like the Great Dismal Swamp, streams that are already polluted, and the Chesapeake Bay.
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