Virginia Tech University and the Niskanen Center, a Washington, DC-based think tank that has been involved in pipeline issues, are partnering on a survey to gather information about pipeline-affected residents’ experiences with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The results of the survey will be used in a report submitted to FERC as part of the agency’s consideration of public input on its new Office of Public Participation.
- – Virginia Mercury – 4/29/21
- – S&P Global – 4/29/21
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.
A scoping period to provide the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed restoration plan for the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which was cancelled on July 5, 2020, has been announced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
- – E&E Greenwire – 1/4/21
- – DeSmog – 11/24/20
- – The Farmville Herald – 11/2/20