No longer in Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s path, landowners consider next steps

Energy News Network: Three generations of the Averitt family are still beaming in Nelson County three weeks after Dominion Energy announced it was giving up on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

The natural gas pipeline would have delivered a double-whammy to Richard and Jill Averitt, who moved from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Virginia’s pristine Blue Ridge Mountains 15 years ago. In 2003, the couple had purchased 135 rolling acres south of Charlottesville intent on carving out a bucolic refuge for their siblings, parents and children.

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