An effort to develoop recommendations for incorporation environmental justice principles into the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) programs and actions, announced last September by the agency, will soon begin interviewing environmental justice stakeholders, non-government organizations, local govrnment offiicials and others in coming weeks.
- – The Recorder – 2/20/20
- – Energy & Policy Institute – 2/13/20
- – Forbes – 2/18/20
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has requested in a February 10 letter that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) reinitiate formal consultation with Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) to develop a new Biological Opinion (BO) and Incidental Take Statement (ITS) on the company’s proposed pipeline.
The Norfolk District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has been told that it would violate legal requirements should it reinstate the suspended verification for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) using the Corps’ Nationwide 12 Permit (NWP12). The argument was set forth in a February 11 letter from the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC),
- – The Recorder – 2/13/20
- – Bloomberg Environment – 2/10/20
- – The Week – 2/10/20