A May 7 request by attorneys general of 10 states and the District of Columbia for a moratorium on approvals of all new and pending natural gas pipelines, LNG facilities and related fossil-fuel infrastructure projects during the COVID-19 pandemic has been summarily rejected by the Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
- – Greentech Media – 3/27/20
- – Richmond Times-Dispatch – 11/21/19
- – WDBJ7 News – 11/28/19
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has rejected a Formal Complaint filed June 21 by Wild Virginia, Preserve Craig, Indian Creek Watershed Association and two private landowners regarding numerous violations by the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) of conditions set forth in the Certificate FERC had granted the project.
- – City Limits – 6/6/19
- – E&E News – 5/28/19
- – The Recorder – 5/16/19
- – Bloomberg – 5/15/19
- – Southern Environmental Law Center – 2/26/19