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  • March 8, 2017 – Friends of Horizons submitted a comment to FERC noting omissions and deficiencies of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with specific examples of the lack of environmental impact statements regarding violating the Wetland Boundaries within Virginia’s Spruce Creek Tributary Conservation Site.
  • September 7, 2016 – the Horizons Village Property Owners Association filed a comment with FERC requesting that the ACP completely avoid the Spruce Creek Tributary Conservation Site, as requested by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.
  • June 1, 2016 – Friends of Horizons filed a comment with FERC to protest Dominion’s claims that the Horizons Village route adjustment avoids the Spruce Creek Tributary Conservation Site and communicate the Army Corps of Engineers Jurisdictional Determination of the wetlands in Horizons Village.
  • April 18, 2016 – the Horizons Village Property Owners Association filed a comment with FERC to deny permission to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and its subcontractors to use the its roads for any purpose, including as access to its pipeline route.
  • March 18, 2016 – the Horizons Village Property Owners Association filed a motion with FERC to protest Dominion’s claims that the Horizons Village route adjustment avoids the Spruce Creek Tributary Conservation Site.
  • March 15, 2016 – the Horizons Village Property Owners Association notified FERC that Dominion misrepresented the Spruce Creek Tributary Conservation Site and incorrectly stated that its Horizons Village route adjustments avoid it.
  • October 9, 2015 – the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) named two wetland areas in Horizons Village as official conservation sites of Virginia. In a letter submitted to the FERC Secretary on October 9, 2015, the DCR urged that these rare habitats, along with a half mile buffer zone around the habitats, be avoided by the pipeline. DCR provided a graphic depicting the conservation sites and their proximity to the proposed pipeline route. Click here to read the press release.
  • April 30, 2015 – Horizons Village released news of an archaeological find in the neighborhood.
  • April 25, 2015 – Horizons Village released preliminary wetlands assessment findings by the Center for Urban Habitats
  • April 6, 2015 – Friends of Horizons submitted its impact assessment to FERC, as well as elected officials and other stakeholders in Nelson County.

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