July 28, 2020 at 4:36 PM EDT – Updated July 28 at 4:36 PM
BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – The fight isn’t over for activists who helped defeat the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
People who challenged a proposed pipeline compressor station in Buckingham County have formed the Virginia Community Rights Network. The group’s goal is to challenge the “injustice of illegitimate corporate rights” through a variety of methods, including educational, training, workshops, and public outreach.
“Corporations have become more and more powerful, and the people are having a harder and harder time protecting themselves from the usurpation, essentially, of our government by the wealthy few. And so, this is about taking it back for the 99%,” Heidi Dhivya Berthoud said.
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