Fones Cliffs Update: FOR and members speak up

Fones Cliffs Update: FOR and members speak up

Thank you to all members who submitted comments for the DEQ consent order which ended Aug. 9 More than 13 acres was illegally cleared in October 2017 near the Rappahannock River’s edge at the the Virginia True golf and resort development in Richmond County (Newland),...
Rappahannock River Action Alert: Fones Cliffs

Rappahannock River Action Alert: Fones Cliffs

Friends of the Rappahannock this is your opportunity to speak up about the DEQ Consent Order issued to the Virginia True Corporation. Read more about Fones Cliffs and the violations of State Water Control Law cited in the Consent Order here.  The State Water Control...
Landslide at Fones Cliffs caused by inadequate erosion controls

Landslide at Fones Cliffs caused by inadequate erosion controls

Photo by Harlow Chandler. Note sediment trailing leaving cliff (visible June 5). UPDATE AS OF JUNE 7, 2018 At the State Level Virginia True does not yet have a Virginia Stormwater Management Permit for the clearing they conducted in October and November 2017. They...
Fracking protections cap a year of river advocacy victories

Fracking protections cap a year of river advocacy victories

Westmoreland joins Richmond and King George counties and adopts fracking ordinance It was the Christmas present Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) wanted most, and the perfect end to a year of river advocacy centered on the fight to protect our watershed from the...

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