This is disappointing news. While on the Board of Commissioners last year, I drafted the last “resolve” statement in the board resolution that clearly stated the Board’s opposition to this pipeline in Alamance County. It passed 5-0. While I know that some disagree, my personal opposition was based on environmental and property rights issues, and on the fact that we have alternative energy sources, such as solar and wind, that are now just as cost-effective in producing power, especially electricity, as natural gas. This is where we need to invest and not in yesterday’s technology.
Read the full story from The Burlington News-Times: Draft Environmental Study Minimizes MVP Southgate Pipeline Impact