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EDITORIAL-On-pipeline-project-a-misplaced-debate

EDITORIAL: On pipeline project, a misplaced debate

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling favoring construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline recalls a Virginian-Pilot editorial published almost two years ago. As editorials go, it was more obvious than profound, more practical than idealistic: Ensure a reliable, safe power supply, tend to issues of water quality and environmental protection and make sure we get a “robust, informed and public debate” over the necessary choices. The environmental community decided to pursue this case instead. And lost. Badly.

EDITORIAL-High-Court-Right-To-Clear-Pipeline

EDITORIAL: High Court Right To Clear Pipeline

Because the U.S. Supreme Court is the highest court in the land, what its justices say is the law is the law. Thus, the court’s ruling allowing construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline under part of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia settles one fight over the gas line.