Let Dominion Know How You Feel about their Pipeline Idea

Photo: chesapeakeclimate/Flickr.

At this point, what's the best thing you can do to help stop this dangerous pipeline? Before it can be built, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission must approve Dominion's proposal for what they are calling the Southeastern Reliability Project. Dominion has not yet filed their application. Once they do, FERC will begin taking public comment. However, experts say that citizen comments have a … [Read more...]

Augusta County Meeting on Dominion Pipeline June 25

Pipeline Meeting poster

What does Dominion Power's proposed gas pipeline, the "Southeast Reliability Project," which is slated to cut a swath across Virginia, including a strip of southern Augusta County, mean for your home or farm, your property value, tourism, business, and the health of our local soil and water? What are the safety implications? The cost to business? If the pipeline is installed, what would it mean … [Read more...]

Art Opening June 27: #EnergyReality

Energy Reality art kit

June 27, 5-9pm: P.E.A.K. Energy-Reality art opening, a partnership installation between the Post Carbon Institute and Transition Staunton (among many other groups in a nationwide collaboration). P.E.A.K. (Public Energy Art Kit) Energy-Reality is a large-format printed compendium of 14 posters that addresses the challenge of tackling climate change, energy inequality, and fossil fuel dependency in … [Read more...]

Film Showing on Urban Agriculture June 19

Growing Cities film showing poster

June 19th Film Showing at VSDB: Growing Cities, a documentary film about Urban Farming Transition Staunton has partnered with the Allegheny Mountain School and the new VSDB Educational Farm at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind to offer a free film showing of Growing Cities, an exciting documentary about the explosion in urban farming across America. (See the trailer.) Join us at … [Read more...]

Tweed Ride this Earth Day

Tweed Ride

Join us at Earth Day Staunton for the 2nd Annual Tweed Ride Staunton, a jaunty ride about town brought to you by Transition Staunton Augusta, Black Dog Bikes, and Ride Staunton. No pre-registration necessary and the ride is FREE. All ages.* Just show up in the back parking lot of Black Dog Bikes as early as 10:45 for a short ride in your dandy best that begins at 11am. Festooned bikes … [Read more...]