Buckingham County, Virginia
BRL broke the story and confirmed that protesters have confronted trees cutters with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project. The encounter happened mid afternoon Saturday near Yogaville where the pipeline will cross and eventually run into Nelson County and beyond.
Our media partners over at CBS-19 were also able to independently confirm with Dominion officials that it was taking place.
#BREAKING: Tree felling for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has begun in parts of Buckingham County. A spokesman from Dominion Energy says the work is only being done in places where agreements have been reached with landowners. https://t.co/hwhgQkzKZC
— CBS19 News (@CBS19News) January 20, 2018
Approval has also been granted to clear select parcels of ground near the Wintergreen entrance as well, that may begin in the near future.