Final SEIS on ACP Restoration to be published by November 19

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will be releasing by November 19 the final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the restoration work that must be done on the route for the now-cancelled Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).  The SEIS will be a crucial document in FERC’s approval for the restoration plans submitted earlier this year for the ACP and the related Supply Header Project. 

Endangered species regulatory changes close to happening

The significant revisions made to the Endangered Species Act regulations by the Trump Administration in December 2020 are close to being reversed by the Biden Administration.  The U.S. Department of Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) developed last summer proposed regulations to undue the Trump changes that had relaxed protection criteria for critical habitats of endangered species.