Water conservation measures, including stopping all outside water use, are now required on the mountain. All Virginians should prepare for significant drought, the governor said on October 11.
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of a decision by a Richmond-based federal appeals court last year regarding the building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline under the Appalachian Trail. This part of the ACP project would use land owned by the Wintergreen Property Owners Association. Read more in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
A potential “end run” coming from the those wanting to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline at the mountain entrance of Wintergreen would “circumvent legislative due process regarding private companies using our national forests for their gain,” according to a July 23rd letter to property owners in the resort community from the board of directors of the Wintergreen Property Owners Association.
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