Water board member says she's target of intimidation attempt

Photo of the 'March to the Mansion' of protesters against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in 2016 :...
Photo of the 'March to the Mansion' of protesters against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in 2016 : Chesapeake Climate Action Network(WHSV)
Published: Dec. 19, 2017 at 3:17 PM EST
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A member of Virginia's water board says opponents of two proposed natural gas pipelines are trying to intimidate her.

that a banner reading "Stop Poisoning Our Community!" was hung on the front porch of State Water Control Board Vice Chair Heather Wood's home.

Wood has voted in favor of granting certification to the

and the

, with some additional conditions.

She said she viewed the banner as an attempt to intimate her and influence her vote.

Both Norfolk Police and the Virginia State Police are investigating.