A crowd of over 150 persons attended a September 11 hearing in Buckingham, VA conducted by the Virginia State Air Control Board (SACB) to receive comments on the proposed compressor station for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The facility, which would be the only compressor station currently proposed for the ACP in Virginia,
September 17 is the deadline for public input on proposed changes on the conditions under which stream crossings can be accomplished in West Virginia by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. Currently, projects like the two pipelines would be required to complete stream crossings within 72 hours,
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced on September 12 the formation of a special workgroup to “develop a framework for limiting methane leakage from natural gas infrastructure and landfills.” The announcement was part of an initiative to address climate change and ocean acidification.
Two rulemaking proposals published September 13 in the Federal Register would open national forests to increased energy and minerals extractions. The first advanced notice of proposed rule-making, seeks to “expedite energy-related projects by streamlining internal processes related to environmental review and permitting.
- – Virginia Mercury – 9/12/18
- – The Recorder – 9/13/18
- – Virginia Mercury – 9/11/18
- – The Post and Courier – 9/10/18
- – The Heartland Institute – 9/13/18
- – The Washington Post – 9/11/18