In danger: Cowpasture River, Bath County
Review SELC Comments on Buckingham Compressor Station and Air Pollution Board Permit Authority
FERC Lifts Stop-Work Order. ACP Construction May Resume.
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The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board deferred until its December 10 meeting a decision on a needed air permit for the proposed compressor station in Buckingham County for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The vote was 6-0.
The Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals on November 7 issued a stay on the ability of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)to cross streams in West Virginia. The Court’s order was issued in connection with a legal challenge to the U.S.
ABRA’s Pipeline Compliance Surveillance (CSI) program is seeking assistance from knowledgeable individuals who can participate as CSI Aerial Photo Reviewers. Although we especially seek the help of professionals with erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, and other water-resource backgrounds, the involvement of others is welcomed and encouraged.
A proposed pipeline storage yard for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) has been denied a special-use permit by the Augusta County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). On a 4-1 vote, the Board turned down a proposal for the facility to be built just south of West Augusta,
The final required permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be decided upon by the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board when it meets November 8 and 9 to consider a proposed air permit for the project’s proposed compressor station in Buckingham County,
An October 19 request by Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. to commence construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline for certain portions of the project’s route in Virginia has met with strong objection from the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). SELC’s October 26 letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission stated:
In light of the Fourth Circuit’s stay of the Forest Service right of way,
Local & ACP
- – S&P Global – 11/8/18
Regional & MVP
- – The Roanoke Times – 11/7/18
- – The Washington Post – 11/8/18
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.