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.
Next Friday, September 28, two important cases on the fate of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be argued before the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond. The first case to be argued challenges the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decision on December 12,
- – 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,
September 17 is the deadline for public input on proposed changes on the conditions under which stream crossings can be accomplished in West Virginia by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. Currently, projects like the two pipelines would be required to complete stream crossings within 72 hours,
Two rulemaking proposals published September 13 in the Federal Register would open national forests to increased energy and minerals extractions. The first advanced notice of proposed rule-making, seeks to “expedite energy-related projects by streamlining internal processes related to environmental review and permitting.
- – Virginia Mercury – 9/12/18
- – The Heartland Institute – 9/13/18
- – E&E News – 9/12/18
A public hearing before the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board on the proposed air permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline compressor station in Buckingham County, VA (the only such facility planned in Virginia for the project) will be held next Tuesday,