The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has said it will hold public hearings on the application of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to obtain a certificate from the state as required by Section 401 of the Clean Water Act.
Collette Honorable, one of two sitting Commissioners on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, indicated last week that she will not seek reappointment when her term expires in June. She will need to be replaced by a Democrat since no more than 3 of the 5 FERC commissioners can be of the same party.
Two of ABRA’s most prominent activists are among the 5 persons nationwide to be named as ‘River Heroes’ by River Network, the nationwide organization charged with protecting the nation’s river systems. Angie Rosser, Executive Director of the West Virginia Rivers Coalition (and a member of the ABRA Steering Committee) and David Sligh,
- – The Recorder – 5/4/17
- – Bacon’s Rebellion – 5/4/17
- – Southeast Energy News – 5/3/17
- – Utility Dive – 5/1/17
- – PBS News Hour – 5/3/17
- – The Washington Post – 5/3/17
- – Blue Virginia – 5/3/17