Seven years ago this past week . . .

Seven years ago, this past week, landowners and local officials began receiving communications from Dominion Energy announcing its intention to build a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina.  Initially called the Southeast Reliability Project, the project was renamed the Atlantic Coast Pipeline when Dominion formed a joint venture with Duke Energy for the project,

ACP restoration: what happens next and by when?

Since the April 16 deadline for filing public comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the proposed route restoration for the cancelled Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and the related Supply Header Project (SHP), ABRA has been in touch with officials at the agency to learn what the next steps are in the review of the proposed plan (click here the April 20 ABRA Update review of some of the comments filed).

Participants being sought for survey on pipeline impacts

Virginia Tech University and the Niskanen Center, a Washington, DC-based think tank that has been involved in pipeline issues, are partnering on a survey to gather information about pipeline-affected residents’ experiences with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  The results of the survey will be used in a report submitted to FERC as part of the agency’s consideration of public input on its new Office of Public Participation.