In danger: Cowpasture River, Bath County
Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (10/23/2019)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that the appeal of the case vacating the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s (ACP) permit from the U.S. Forest Service to build across Forest Service land is scheduled for oral argument on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10 am.
A new analysis released December 5 by the Environmental Integrity Project, a watchdog group, concluded that over the past decade, 40 states reduced the workforce of their environmental agencies and 30 states cut their pollution control agency’s budget.
Initial briefs in the Cowpasture River Preservation Association, et. al. v. Forest Service are due to be filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by the petitioners – U.S. Forest Service and Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC – on December 2.
Several new developments have been announced over the past week that advance the wider applicability of alternative energy sources as a replacement for fossil fuel sources.
- Solar Energy Breakthrough – Heliogen, a solar start-up funded by billionaire Bill Gates,
This is another in a series of profiles of the member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
Friends of Nelson
In May 2014, shortly after Dominion Energy announced its plan to build a natural gas pipeline through Nelson County,
Lynn Good, Chairman and CEO of Duke Energy, says that the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) will be completed “in late 2021 with full-in service in the first half of 2022,” according to a transcript of the company’s third quarter earnings conference call with investment analysts on November 8.
Local & ACP
- – Utility Dive – 12/5/19
- – Kallanish Energy – 12/2/19
- – The New York Times – 11/26/19
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.