Charles Sams was confirmed as the new Director of the National Park Service on a voice vote by the U.S. Senate on November 18. Sams has been a member of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council and has served as Executive Director of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
- – E&E News – 4/19/ 21
The U.S. Forest Service (NFS) published on July 30 a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplement Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) “to address the Fourth Circuit Court’s ruling, new information, and changed circumstances such as new Federally listed threatened and endangered species and critical habitat designations.” The draft SEIS is expected to be available in September,
A new request to halt construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) was made to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a January 14 filing by the Southern Environmental Law Center, Appalachian Mountain Advocates and Chesapeake Bay Foundation on behalf of their respective client groups.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filed a motion on January 18 with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals for a remand and vacating of the permit that the Huntington District of the Corps had issued for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross rivers and streams and West Virginia.
- – Charlotte Business Journal – 1/24/19
Permits for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) that were issued by the National Park Service (NPS) and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and were struck down last month by the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals were reissued this past week.
- – Charlotte Business Journal – 9/20/18
Early Monday afternoon (September 17th) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission lifted the stop work order for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline it issued on August 10. The FERC Notice, a copy of which is attached, was based on the issuance of new permits by,
- – The Record Delta – 8/23/18