West Virginia Rivers Coalition and Trout Unlimited have released a new report discussing the impact pipeline construction has on rivers and streams. Reducing Impacts of Pipelines Crossing Rivers and Streams notes that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline routes include over 2,600 waterbody crossings in West Virginia,
- – The Roanoke Times – 6/1/20
- – WHSV News – 5/22/20
- – Blue Virginia – 5/12/20
- – E&E EnergyWire – 4/22/20
A federal district judge in Montana on April 15 ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law when it approved National Permit 12 (NWP12) to permit the Keystone XL Pipeline to cross streams and rivers under the Corps’ jurisdiction.
- – Law.com – 3/25/20
The Norfolk District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has been told that it would violate legal requirements should it reinstate the suspended verification for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) using the Corps’ Nationwide 12 Permit (NWP12). The argument was set forth in a February 11 letter from the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC),
- – The New York Times – 1/22/20
The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that the appeal of the case vacating the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s (ACP) permit from the U.S. Forest Service to build across Forest Service land is scheduled for oral argument on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10 am.