Ongoing Press Outreach

November 30, 2015

Conducted press outreach to explain the YES’ position on the proposed pipeline and compressor station with coverage in the Richmond Times Dispatchand Farmville Herald

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Filed to Intervene with FERC

October 5, 2015

Officially filed as an intervenor in the legal process to challenge any approvals by FERC

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YES Visits the Pope

September 24, 2015

YES Visits the Pope

Hands Across Our Lands

August 1, 2015

Hands Across Our Lands

Co-sponsored Hands Across Our Land with Friends of Buckingham and Friends of Nelson at the Wingina Bridge in Buckingham, VA

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Fundraising Concert

June 14, 2015

Fundraising concert with Siva Fike at Yogaville

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Meeting with Senator Tim Kaine

May 28, 2015

YES meets with Senator Tim Kaine to express concerns about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission process.

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“Groundswell Rising” Screened

May 13, 2015

Yogaville hosts Craig Stevens for a special screening of “Groundswell Rising.”

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Hosts Resistance Riders

May 12, 2015

Hosts Resistance Riders

Hosts the Pipeline Resistance Bike Riders of the VA Student Environmental Council (VSEC)

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May Fest

May 9, 2015

May Fest

YES , along with Friends of Buckingham, tables at May Fest in Dillwyn to talk with Buckingham County residents about the proposed pipeline.

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YES Officially Forms: Earth Day

April 29, 2015

YES Officially Forms: Earth Day

Scoping Comments Filed

April 28, 2015

YES members prepare and file official scoping comments to FERC.

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Scoping Meetings Attended

April 10, 2015

Members of the YES Team spoke at the scoping meeting that the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission (FERC) held in Farmville and in Lovingston.

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YES Joins ABRA

April 3, 2015

Yogaville joined ABRA

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YES On Facebook

April 1, 2015

YES launched its Facebook page, with the assistance of Yogaville volunteers.

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Appalachian Mountain Advocates supports YES

March 24, 2015

Yogaville retained Appalachian Mountain Advocates as their legal counsel.

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Delegate Mat Farris visits Yogaville

March 19, 2015

Virginia state delegate, Mat Farris, came to Yogaville to hear our concerns about the health, safety and environmental impacts of the proposed pipeline and compressor station.

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YES meets ABRA

March 17, 2015

YES members attended a meeting of Allegheny Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA), where 23 coalition members came together.

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YES hosts Q&A with Dominion

March 6, 2015

YES hosts Q&A with Dominion

YES hosted 13 staff members from Dominion Resources for a question and answer session.

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YES Visits Dominion’s Compressor Station

March 4, 2015

YES Team members, accompanied by Buckingham County administrators, visited Dominion’s compressor station in Leesburg, Virginia.

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First Opposition Petition to FERC

February 25, 2015

The Integral Yoga Global Network creates a petition expressing opposition to the pipeline.  Over 700 names from concerned people from around the world were collected and sent to FERC.

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1st Pipeline Educational Meeting Organized

February 11, 2015

The Ashram Pipeline Committee organizes the first pipeline education meeting in Yogaville with guest speaker Ernie Reed of Friends of Nelson

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First Official Letter to FERC

November 28, 2014

The Yogaville Board of Trustees prepares and mails an official letter of concern to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). It is clear that the pipeline and compressor station directly affect the Ashram and its future .

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