Water Quality Hearings on the ACP and MVP Begin: Be Sure to Participate!

Public hearings on whether to certify water quality under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) began last week in North Carolina under the authority of that state’s Department of the Environmental Quality.  Similar hearings on the ACP will be held by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) on July 31 in Buckhannon,

Sierra Club Requests a Revised/Supplemental DEIS for ACP

The Sierra Club has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to conduct a Revised or Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  In Sierra’s July 19 filing with FERC, it sites numerous deficiencies in the DEIS (which subsequently were not corrected in the Final Environmental Impact Statement released on July 21).