- – BTU Analytics – 3/7/19
- – Southern Environmental Law Center – 2/26/19
The U.S. Forest Service (NFS) filed on February 11 a petition for review of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in December vacating the NFS permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Dominion Energy is making a concerted effort to convince Congress to grant permission for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross the Blue Ridge Parkway, authority for which was withdrawn by the National Park Service (per article above). This is according to several news reports and conversations that some ABRA members have had with Members of Congress and staff.
- -Blue Ridge Outdoors – 2/2019
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC filed on January 28 a petition with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals asking that the Court grant rehearing en banc (before the full Fourth Circuit) on the successful challenge that a group of ABRA members made against the Forest Service permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
- – Charlotte Business Journal – 1/24/19
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated on December 13 the U.S. Forest Service’s approval for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross two national forests and the Appalachian Trail. The Court’s 60-page opinion came on a case brought by several ABRA members and others that was argued on September 28 (see ABRA Update #200 for details).
In a filing late December 13, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) was asked to revoke the certificate for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in light of the decision earlier in the day by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate the U.S.
- – KVPI 6 News – 12/3/18