Another lockdown is happening now on so-called Peter's Mountain in the Jefferson National Forest! Water protector Ben just locked himself to a sleeping dragon on the Virginia side of the mountain, halting Mountain Valley Pipeline work in the area.
Two locked down climate protectors in West Virginia Arrested shutting down work of the Mountain Valley Pipeline
Early September 5th, two climate protectors locked themselves to equipment on a Mountain Valley Pipeline worksite in eastern Montgomery County, VA which stopped work for over 5 hours.
Climate protectors in Appalachia took over a worksite in Montgomery County VA and stopped work for well over an hour. The Mountain Valley Pipeline is a 320 mile long fracked natural gas pipeline that began construction in 2018. The pipeline was initially forecast to be done in 2018 at a cost of 3.5 billion dollars, but strong resistance on the ground has more than doubled the cost of the still unfinished pipeline. There were no arrests.