Government & Courts

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is proposed to cross these Nelson County mountains. Photo: Jack Looney

FERC receives letter from 30 concerned organizatons

In a letter sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee October 26, 30 organizations in Virginia and West Virginia called on FERC to do a single, comprehensive review of all four of the major natural gas pipeline projects currently proposed in the Blue Ridge and central Appalachian regions, rather than doing them separately. This review, […]

Debbie Shipp's opponents (from left) Franklin Micciche, Jon Zug and George Foresman question the timing of an improvement in the clerk's office.

Political season: Timing of e-recording announcement questioned

In the competitive race for Albemarle County clerk of court, incumbent Debbie Shipp’s October 20 announcement that her office is using electronic recording for real estate and other documents two weeks before the election has her opponents questioning the timing. “E-recording is a great idea,” says John Zug, Shipp’s Democratic opponent in the race. “What […]