Pipeline protest in Stuarts Draft

Published: Mar. 25, 2017 at 8:56 PM EDT
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An anti-pipeline group in Augusta County continues their fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The protest happening along the path of the proposed pipeline route.

Dozens of people rallied at the Stuarts Draft farmer's market today. The group Friends of Augusta listened to many guest speakers, including house of delegates candidate Angela Lynn and the mother of gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello.

The group also put a pipeline blast zone sign, which they say puts homeowners at risk.

"We're ready and willing to give as much help to them as we possibly can. And we will not reliant in this fight against this pipeline. If the pipeline comes through, we're still going to be fighting that afterwards," said Bill Limpert, who lives along the path of the proposed pipeline.

"To let them know that nobody has stopped caring and stopped fighting. So they need to see our presence. So that they have the courage to keep going," said Angela Lynn, running for House of Delegates.

The group says they will continue to fight and write letters to the Federal Environment Regulatory Commission.