The petition filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACCP, LLC) should be denied, so stated a brief filed August 28 in opposition to the appeal. ACCP, LLC filed its Writ of Certiorari on June 25,
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,
A proposal by the U.S. Forest Service (NFS) would severely limit the opportunities for
the public to comment on environmental analysis conducted by the agency in accordance with
requirements of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). The proposed public
comment restriction is part of a proposed rule by the NFS “to increase efficiency in its
environmental analysis.” Public comments on the proposed rule are due August 12.
- – The Recorder – 8/8/19
Sixteen Republican State Attorneys General, led by West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to accept the appeal made by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP, LLC) to overturn the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to vacate the U.S.
- – The Roanoke Times – 7/17/19
Construction activity on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was suspended several months ago as the result of a stay from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a successful challenge to the endangered species biological opinion that had been issued by the U.S.
The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) wrote the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on June 24 regarding the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ December 18 decision that the USFS lacked the authority to grant a right-of-way for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (ANST).
- – E&E News – 6/26/19
The lawsuit challenging the FERC certificate for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) has finally been scheduled for briefs to be filed by April 5. The suit, which was filed August 16 with the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals but was re-assigned to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals,