The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has been urged to reject any request the agency might receive from Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC to bypass tree clearing restrictions under provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). In a March 27 letter,
- – The Roanoke Times – 4/11/18
- – AltDaily – 4/4/18
A request by Dominion Transportation, Inc. (DETI) and Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC to extend the deadline for tree felling until May 15 has been denied by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Responding to a March 15 request for an extension of the tree felling deadline (March 15 for Virginia;
- – The Roanoke Times – 3/28/18
Last week’s request by Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. (DETI) for a two-month extension of the deadline for felling trees for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) has had vociferous opposition. DETI’s March 15 letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) said it would be “unable to complete the scheduled tree felling .
- – The Herald-Sun – 3/16/18
Permission for contractors of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to begin felling trees within the George Washington and Monongahela National Forests was granted by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on March 2. ABRA was informed of the decision during the course of a meeting with USFS officials to discuss the ABRA CSI program.
- – Roanoke Times – 3/6/18