- – PV Magazine – 8/12/19
- – Star-Tribune – 8/13/19
A proposal by the U.S. Forest Service (NFS) would severely limit the opportunities for
the public to comment on environmental analysis conducted by the agency in accordance with
requirements of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). The proposed public
comment restriction is part of a proposed rule by the NFS “to increase efficiency in its
environmental analysis.” Public comments on the proposed rule are due August 12.
- – JD Supra – 7/9/19
- – Virginia Mercury – 6/24/19
- – Bacon’s Rebellion – 6/24/19
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced legislation on May 15 to create an Office of Public Participation and Consumer Advocacy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Public Engagement at FERC Act, S. 1477, will assist residential and small commercial energy consumers in participating in FERC proceedings,
The proposed extension of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) into North Carolina – the so-called Southgate Project – has been called “unnecessary and harmful to the public interest” in comments filed March 31 by Thomas Hadwin of the Friends of Central Shenandoah.
- – Citizen Truth – 3/20/19