The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has been urged to uphold a Federal District Court in Montana’s ruling prohibiting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP12) program from issuing new permits for oil and natural gas pipelines.
President Trump issued an Executive Order on May 19 to reduce regulatory requirements to support businesses in recovering from the economic downturn brought on by COVID-19. The Order states that:
Agencies should address this economic emergency by rescinding,
The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has extended the comment period for the proposed Header Improvement Project (HIP), a proposal by Virginia Natural Gas for a pipeline expansion to serve a new power plant in Charles City, VA. The SCC held a May 12 webcasts hearing and has indicated an additional hearing will be scheduled,
A recently released analysis of the future financial prospects for liquified natural gas (LNG) strongly suggests that markets are imploding. The LNG issue becomes relevant for those concerned about efforts to build new, unneeded natural gas pipelines because of excessive natural gas supplies and reduced domestic demand.
Solar photovoltaic (PV) and onshore wind are now the cheapest sources of new energy generation sources for at least two-thirds of the global population., according to a new analysis by BloombergNEF (BNEF). The BNEF analysis “shows that the global benchmark levelized cost of electricity,
- -The News-Gazette – 5/20/20
- – The Recorder – 5/21/20
- – Virginia Mercury – 5/21/20
- – Virginia Mercury – 25/19/20