Local & ACP

(see also Regional & MVP and Big Picture news)

Botetourt wind project hits resistance

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  • – Virginia Business – 5/31/21

Dominion Slow-walks Efficiency & Keeps Their Rates High

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  • – Natural Resources Defense Council – 6/8/21

Virginia advocates seek path forward for electric school buses despite lack of state funds

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  • – Energy News Network – 6/3/21

Virginia Activists Highlight Environmental Injustices in Fracked Gas Plant Permitting Process

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  • – Food & Water Watch – 5/14/21

Dominion’s exit from regional capacity market raises some eyebrows — and questions

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  • – Virginia Mercury – 5/25/21

Virginia should note Colorado’s approach to coal

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  • – Martinsville Bulletin – 5/18/21

FERC urged to restore property rights in ACP’s path

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  • – E&E Energywire – 4-30-21

Charles City gas plant enters limbo with state certification in doubt

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  • – Virginia Mercury – 5-10-21

Virginia DEQ announces new Environmental Justice Office

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  • – Virginia Mercury – 4/22/21

Virginia landowners urge FERC to require cancelled Atlantic Coast Pipeline to relinquish easements

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  • – Virginia Mercury – 4/21/21

Regional & MVP

(see also Local & ACP and Big Picture news)

Companies Behind Mountain Valley Pipeline Fail to Protect Shareholders From This Economically and Environmentally Nonsensical Project

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  • – Blue Virginia – 6/7/21

Water quality impact to be key consideration as Mountain Valley Pipeline hangs in limbo

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  • – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 6/1/21

Mountain Valley Pipeline resumes work on steep slopes in Roanoke area

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  • – The Roanoke Times – 5/29/21
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New N.C. State study finds socially vulnerable communities bear brunt of pipelines

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  • – NC Health News – 6/2/21

Comment period for key Mountain Valley Pipeline water permits is here

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  • – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 5/24/21

Enviro Groups Argue: Mountain Valley Pipeline Drilling Proposal Requires Virginia Clean Water Act Review

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  • – Blue Virginia – 5/20/21

May 19 Endangered Species Day: Mountain Valley Pipeline Continues To Harm Their Habitats

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  • – Blue Virginia – 5/19/21

New mapping project brings 3 million acres of West Virginia wetlands into focus

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  • – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 5/13/21

North Carolina regulators again reject proposed MVP extension

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  • – Roanoke Times – 4-29-21

MVP delayed again as project cost keeps rising

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  • – Charleston Mail-Gazette – 5-5-21

Big Picture

(see also ACP-MVP and Regional Issues news)

Keystone XL pipeline developer pulls plug on controversial project

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  • – The Washington Post – 6/9/21

New climate-focused planning processes seen as necessary for power system resilience

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  • – S&P Global – 6/2/21

Granholm on pipelines: ‘We want to build more’

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  • – E&E News – 6/1/21

U.S. regulator tells pipeline operators to prepare methane curbs

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  • – Reuters – 6/7/21

Offshore Wind Farms Show What Biden’s Climate Plan Is Up Against

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  • – The New York Times – 6/7/21

Climate change is rapidly transforming the Arctic: Why everybody should care

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  • – The Hill – 6/9/21

Memphis pipeline rekindles eminent domain fight

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  • – E&E Energywire – 6/7/21

To Combat Climate Change, Researchers Want to Pull Carbon Dioxide From the Ocean and Turn It Into Rock

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  • – Smithsonian Magazine – 6/8/21

Biden administration wants to give more power back to states to block pipelines

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  • – The Washington Post – 5/27/21

Glick on FERC cyber rules, climate and ‘common decency’

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  • – E&E News – 5/24/21