In danger: Cowpasture River, Bath County
Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (7/11/2019)
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Construction activity on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was suspended several months ago as the result of a stay from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a successful challenge to the endangered species biological opinion that had been issued by the U.S.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) on June 25 filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review the December 13, 2018 decision of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that said the U.S.
The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) wrote the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on June 24 regarding the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ December 18 decision that the USFS lacked the authority to grant a right-of-way for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (ANST).
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has been asked to revoke the certificate of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in a Formal Complaint filed June 21 by Wild Virginia, Preserve Craig, Indian Creek Watershed Association and two private landowners.
The lawsuit challenging the certificate of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) moved a step closer to being considered by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals with the filing of response briefs by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), on June 18,
Local & ACP
- – The Recorder – 7/11/19
Regional & MVP
- – E&E News – 7/8/19
- – The Washington Post – 7/8/19
Our member group Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition has produced a series of interactive Story Maps that take a deeper look at some of the reasons the ACP and MVP are unacceptable proposals. Click on the map image below to navigate to the full map content.