Fifteen conservation groups were represented in comments filed September 13 by the Southern Environmental Law Center, Appalachian Mountain Advocates and Chesapeake Bay Foundation regarding the Draft Supplemental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline route that was published on July 23 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
When the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) restoration plan was published by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on July 23, it was indicated that a final SEIS was to be published by November 19 and an Authorization Decision Deadline was set for February 17,
Twenty conservation organizations (including ABRA and several of its members), urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on September 13 to require a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) regarding the project’s application for an amendment to its FERC certificate.
President Biden announced on September 9 his intent to nominate to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Willie L. Phillips, Jr., currently Chairman of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia. FERC currently has four sitting Commissioners as the result of the departure in July of Neil Chatterjee,
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced on September 22 he was appointing Ann Jennings as the new Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources. Ms. Jennings has served as Deputy Secretary of the department and replaces Matt Strickler, who was appointed to the position when Governor Northam took office in 2018.
- – The Guardian – 9/16/21
- – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 9/15/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 9/17/21
- – Virginia Mercury – 9/20/21
- – Richmond Times-Dispatch 9/20/21