Comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for restoration work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline route are due on Monday, September 13. The DESIS was published July 23 (for background and a link to the draft, click here).
- – Charleston gazette-Mail – 8/17/21
- – Environment News Service – 7/4/21
Comments were filed April 15 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) urging that the agency require the Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC file a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement before passing judgment on the company’s March 16 request for authority to change the method by which the Mountain Valley Pipeline project would cross 182 waterbodies from a dry open-cut method to one of several trenchless methods.
The Supervisor of the Jefferson National Forest (JNG), Joby Timm, announced on September 25 the availability of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). The action is pursuant to a July 30 Notice of Intent from the Forest Service (see ABRA Update of July 30).
Eight environmental groups have filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) asking that it supplement its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline project to address significant new circumstances and information bearing on MVP’s environmental impacts.” The August 27 filing cites several federal permits that the MVP project is missing.
The U.S. Forest Service has been cautioned that it should not depend upon the reliability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) developed in 2017 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as the agency develops a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the project.
Development of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) was announced June 11 by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The Notice of Intent, published in the Federal Register, is in response to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals action of December 13,
A coalition environmental and conservation organizations, most of them ABRA members, filed a motion on May 30 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that the Commission supplement the Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to address significant new information bearing on the project’s environmental impacts.
- – The Recorder – 6/4/20