ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE CANCELED!

After six years and many legal and regulatory delays, Dominion and Duke finally abandon 600-mile money pit.

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Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (6/16/2020)

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New Report: Landslides and the ACP

- June 2020

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ALERT: Comments to FERC on Extension of ACP Certificate Are Due July 2

ABRA members are urged to file comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the request from Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. that the certificate to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), which is due to expire on October 13,

New Biological Assessment Filed With FERC, But Not Made Public

Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on June 22 a new Biological Assessment (BA) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), but designated the information as “privileged and confidential” and thus not available to the public.

Forest Service Cautioned Against Relying on FERC’s EIS for the ACP

The U.S. Forest Service has been cautioned that it should not depend upon the reliability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) developed in 2017 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as the agency develops a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the project. 

Supreme Court Oks ACP to Cross Appalachian Trail in Cowpasture Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court, by a 7-2 decision on June 15, overturned a decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) did not have authority to grant a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (Trail).

ACP Requests FERC to Extend its Certificate for Two More Years

Dominion Energy submitted a request to the Federal Energy Regulatory (FERC) for a two-year extension of time for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to be completed.  The certificate that FERC issued for the project on October 13, 2017 expires on October 13 of this year. 

Ag Secretary Perdue Orders Regulatory Streamlining of National Forests

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced a major streamlining of regulatory processes under the management of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).  In a June 12 memorandum to the Chief of the Forest Service Perdue directed that the USFS increase the productivity of National Forests and Grasslands,

Story Maps

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.

Shenandoah Mountain Scenic Area
Proposed Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area and the ACP
Issues Uncovered in the DEIS
Draft EIS for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline : 7 Major Issues with the Route through our National Forests
Drilling the Blue Ridge
Drilling through the Blue Ridge Mountains for the ACP: A High Risk Proposal
NE Nat Gas Capacity
Atlantic Coast Pipeline: A Question of Need
Potential 500-feet Utility Corridor
ACP and Our National Forests
ACP Access Roads: Undisclosed Impacts
Ground Truth about ACP Access Roads
Access Roads and Well Pads in Gasland
Forest Fragmentation and the ACP
Threatened Conservation Easements
Dominion's Pipeline Threatens Protected Private Land
Kate's Mountain Clover
Unique Shale Barrens Threatened by the ACP