- – E&E news – 12/6/19
Consideration of legal challenges to the certificate issued in December 2017 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), which was to be argued before the DC Circuit Court of Appeals on October 16,
- – E&E News – 9/30/19
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has asked all of the parties involved in the legal cases challenging the certificate public convenience issued for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to response to several questions prior to the scheduled argument of the case before the Court on October 16.
- – Law360 – 9/23/19
- – Law 360 – 9/16/19
- – Natural Gas Intelligence – 9/9/19
- – Natural Gas Intelligence – 9/11/19
The Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals on July 26 struck down the latest permit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had issued for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The issue arose from a requirement in the Endangered Species Act that (quoting from the decision) “the proposed pipeline will not jeopardize the continued existence of several endangered and threatened species that are likely to be impacted by pipeline construction.
Sixteen Republican State Attorneys General, led by West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to accept the appeal made by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) to overturn the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to vacate the U.S.