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LIUNA Workers Send 1,000+ Letters Backing Atlantic Coast Pipeline

LYNCHBURG — As opponents of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline continue to fight the project, others who believe it will stimulate the economy recently sent hundreds of letters to U.S. lawmakers.

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the Laborer’s International Union of America (LIUNA), a union of construction workers and public service employees, on Friday hand-delivered about 1,600 letters from workers to U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark R. Warner. The letters express support for the proposed $5 billion natural gas pipeline, which would run about 600 miles from West Virginia to North Carolina and through Virginia.

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