The long-standing practice of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) justifying the need for a new pipeline by over relying on a pipeline’s plans to sell gas to an associated company (e.g., precedent agreements) to establish market need was called into serious question by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals in a decision released June 22.
Comments are due to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by March 22 on the February 19 request by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC to amend its certificate from the agency to change the crossing method for certain wetlands and water bodies.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued on March 16 a notice of scoping and request for public comments regarding environmental issues associated with the pending application (referenced in the above article) to change the method of stream crossings for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
Eighteen members of the Virginia General Assembly – 4 Senators and 14 Delegates – wrote the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission late last week asking the Commission to issue a stop work order and revoke the Certificate of Public Convenience that was issued to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
The lawsuit challenging the certificate of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) moved a step closer to being considered by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals with the filing of response briefs by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), on June 18,
A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals turned down an appeal of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC)’s December 2017 approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The case had been brought by Appalachian Mountain Advocates, Chesapeake Climate Action Network,
- – The Roanoke Times – 2/19/18
In a filing late December 13, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) was asked to revoke the certificate for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in light of the decision earlier in the day by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate the U.S.