Nelson BOS Unanimously Approves Resolution – Halt Pipeline Surveys Until Dominion Rep Appears

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Photo Courtesy of Charlie Wineberg & Free Nelson : Marion Kanour, founder of Free Nelson, addresses the Nelson Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday meeting - July 8, 2014 in Lovingston, Virginia.
Photo Courtesy of Charlie Wineberg & Free Nelson : Marion Kanour, founder of Free Nelson, addresses the Nelson Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday meeting - July 8, 2014 in Lovingston, Virginia.
Photo Courtesy of Charlie Wineberg & Free Nelson : Marion Kanour, founder of Free Nelson, addresses the Nelson Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday meeting – July 8, 2014 in Lovingston, Virginia.

Lovingston
Nelson County, Virginia

In a show of unity, the Nelson County Board of Supervisors approved, by a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon, that Dominion Transmission, Inc cease all land surveys in the county until they have a representative appear before the board and in detail explain the project, the proposed route and address questions and concerns before the body.

The exact wording of the resolution adopted by the Nelson BOS Tuesday afternoon - July 8, 2014. Click for larger view.
The exact wording of the resolution adopted by the Nelson BOS Tuesday afternoon – July 8, 2014. Click for larger view.

Members of several grass roots organizations opposing the pipeline project were in attendance at Tuesday’s meeting. Marion Kanour, founder of Free Nelson, seen in this recent news story by CBS-19 spoke to the board and is organizing training sessions with residents that want to learn how to peacefully oppose and delay any survey attempts by Dominion.

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