Twenty conservation groups, including ABRA and several of its members, have urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reject the pending application by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC for its pipeline project to receive a permit for stream crossings under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.
Eight conservation groups have urged the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to issue a a certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act for the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s requested approval of new waterbody crossing methods for the project.
- – E&E News – 7/28/20
Comments on a new proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would weaken the ability of states to regulate their own waters are due October 21. The rule, reported on in the August 16 ABRA Update,
- – Energy News Network – 8/21/19
A petition filed this week with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) requests that the agency revoke the 401-certification granted to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. In its August 13 letter to NCDEQ, Friends of the Earth and the NC Climate Solutions Network state:
Facts we have discovered since January of 2018 show significant adverse impact to the largest community of American Indians east of the Mississippi River from the construction and operation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and projects dependent upon it.
- – The Hill – 8/14/19
- – The Roanoke Times – 11/1/18
- – The Roanoke Times – 10/12/18
- – The Roanoke Times – 3/24/17