In danger: Cowpasture River, Bath County
Status of Court Challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (1/16/2020)
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The Atlantic Coast Pipeline “threatens Virginia’s resources without clear corresponding benefits,” so stated a brief filed January 22 with the U.S. Supreme Court by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. The amicus brief was filed as part of the appeal brought by Atlantic Coast Pipeline,
A new request to halt construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) was made to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a January 14 filing by the Southern Environmental Law Center, Appalachian Mountain Advocates and Chesapeake Bay Foundation on behalf of their respective client groups.
Several ABRA members were among organizations jointly filing an amicus brief last week in a case before the DC Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the practice of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to forestall judicial review of its orders,
The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) and the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program filed on January 15 a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in response to the briefs filed in December by the U.S. Forest Service and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline,
A West Virginia House of Delegates resolution introduced on January 14 would invite Virginia counties or independent cities that are dissatisfied with prospective legislation in the Virginia General Assembly on gun control to leave Virginia and become part of West Virginia.
The Democrat Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Sarah Venuto, has been named Vice President of Public Policy for Duke Energy. She began her duties on January 13.
Ms. Venuto was appointed to the minority staff director position of the Senate Energy Committee in January 2019 after serving for 4 years on the staff of Sen.
Local & ACP
- – The New York Times – 1/23/20
- – Henrico Citizen – 1/17/20
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.