- – E&E Energywire – 4-30-21
The Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance has voiced strong opposition to a U.S. Forest Service proposed rule that would effectively eliminate the opportunity for the public to provide comments on many projects proposed within the National Forests. The proposed rule, published in June,
Five natural gas industry trade associations wrote President Trump on April 15 urging that he “nominate new Commissioners to fill the current vacancy and the forthcoming vacancy on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) as soon as possible.
Attorneys representing 10 local, state and regional organizations sent a letter on February 28 to the members of the Virginia State Water Control Board, urging the Board to start promptly a process to revoke the water quality certification issued for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).
- – The Recorder – 6/6/18
The Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) has written Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe “to restore the integrity and credibility of your administration’s regulatory reviews of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) proposals.” The September 22 letter points to recent regulatory actions in other states to address concerns over the impact of natural gas pipelines on water quality:
These judicial and state actions further illustrate that Virginia has all necessary authority to reject pipeline projects unless it is proven that water protection standards will be met and that the evidence now before the State fails to meet that requirement for either ACP or MVP.