Join us on January 15th to mark the 100th No Pipelines weekly action outside of the Governor Northam's office!
In solidarity with communities across Virginia threatened by various fossil fuel projects and with actions happening during the first weeks of the General Assembly Session calling for a 100% renewable energy and a Green New Deal, the focus of our 100th action will be stopping 100 percent of all new fossil fuel infrastructure and calling for Governor Northam and the state legislature to pass a moratorium on all new fossil fuel infrastructure and mandate Virginia justly switch to 100% renewable energy like seen in the Green New Deal Act (HB77).
The destruction of water and livelihoods seen along the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline along with it missing multiple targeted operational dates confirms that pipelines are not needed and are never safe or just. The fracked gas buildout in Virginia has to stop for the sake of our communities, water, air, and all our children's future, yet despite the devastating effects seen in the present from fracked gas infrastructure, the racism and classism connected to the routing and siting of these projects, and climate science telling us we cannot afford even one more fossil fuel project, more and more fracked gas projects threatening Virginia in addition to the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines, including:
-Transco Southeastern Trail Expansion
-C4GT gas plant
-Chickahominy Power Plant (proposed just a mile away from the C4GT plant)
-Virginia Natural Gas pipelines proposed to connect to the above gas plants in addition to VNG's Southside Connector
-new Dominion gas plant in Chesterfield
All of these projects must be stopped. Come out and demand a stop to all fracked gas projects in Virginia!
We gather behind the Governor's Office (the office address is 1111 E Broad St; our gathering spot is on Governor Street between Broad Street and Bank Street).