President Biden has named Richard Glick to serve as Chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The action was announced on the morning of the President’s first full-day in office, January 21. Glick, a Democrat, has been a FERC Commissioner since 2017 and has supported positions advocated by ABRA and its member organizations.
- – Virginia Mercury – 1/18/21
A proposed gold mining operation in Buckingham County, VA, first reported in the October 8 issue of ABRA Update, will be the subject of continued deliberation next week. The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will conduct a joint hearing on Monday,
- – Daily Press – 8/16/20
- – Blue Virginia 6/26/20
- – E&E Energywire – 6/10/20
- -The News-Gazette – 5/20/20
- – Virginia Mercury – 25/19/20
The Rockbridge County, VA Planning Commission approved on May 13 a site plan for a proposed construction storage yard for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) in Goshen, VA. The 4-0 vote (with one abstention) came despite 95 of the 99 written comments received by the Commission expressing opposition to the yard plan.
- -Virginia Mercury – 5/5/20