The public comment period on the proposed plan for the restoration of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) route, which was formally announced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a March 8 Federal Register notice and preliminary discussed in the March 4 ABRA Update,
Comments are due to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by March 22 on the February 19 request by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC to amend its certificate from the agency to change the crossing method for certain wetlands and water bodies.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued on March 16 a notice of scoping and request for public comments regarding environmental issues associated with the pending application (referenced in the above article) to change the method of stream crossings for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
A December 2017 legal opinion by the Trump Administration that limited the application of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) has been revoked by the Biden Administration. In a March 8, 2021 memorandum, Robert Anderson. the Department of Interior’s Principal Deputy Solicitor,
- – The Recorder – 3/18/21
- – NBC29 News – 3/7/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 3/16/21
- – The Progressive Pulse – 3/12/21
- – IEEFA – 3/8/21
- – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 3/16/21