The Virginia Way – Simon Hermes 17.09.2023

The excerpt titled, ” The Virginia Way”, tell the story of the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and how families like Theresa Terry fought against it. Throughout the reading, it is made clear how unpopular the pipeline was among people that live in the area because it would mean having their entire lives uprooted. This was definitely the case for Theresa Terry she would lose her property if the pipeline was built. This was especially devastating to her and her family because the property had been in the family since the Revolutionary War. Terry took extreme measures to protest the construction of the pipeline through her family’s property. Through her efforts, Theresa Terry was able to bring national media attention to the situation and expose the shady conduct of Dominion in the state of Virginia.

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