The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has been asked to grant the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) permission to begin construction in Virginia as the result of the October 19 approval by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality of project plans for erosion and sediment control,
The Virginia Air Pollution Control Board has the independent authority to determine whether the draft permit for the proposed ACP compressor station in Buckingham County, VA meets the requirements of the federal Clean Air Act and Virginia law, according to an October 23 letter from the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) sent to Board members.
The Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Kevin McIntyre, has stepped down as head of the agency, but will stay on as a Commissioner. Mr. McIntyre’s October 22 letter of resignation as FERC Chairman said that recent complications to his health necessitated his relinquishing his chairmanship duties.
A dedication ceremony for the 300-year-old maple tree, Ona, took place October 19 on Bill and Lynn Limpert’s property in Little Valley, Bath County, VA. Ona is in the path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and is to be cut down,
- – Virginia Mercury – 10/25/18
- – The Recorder – 10/25/18
- – The Washington Post – 10/20/18
- – News Leader – 10/24/18
- – The Roanoke Times – 10/23/18
- – The Roanoke Times – 10/24/18