The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filed on May 13 an appeal with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals of the Montana U.S. District Court of the decision that vacated the authority of the Corps to issue new stream crossing permits under the Corps’ Nationwide 12 program.
A new request to halt construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) was made to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a January 14 filing by the Southern Environmental Law Center, Appalachian Mountain Advocates and Chesapeake Bay Foundation on behalf of their respective client groups.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s Buckingham compressor station air permit that was granted in January 2019 by the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board. The 47-page opinion was released on January 7.
- – Utility Dive – 1/8/20
The Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals on July 26 struck down the latest permit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had issued for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The issue arose from a requirement in the Endangered Species Act that (quoting from the decision) “the proposed pipeline will not jeopardize the continued existence of several endangered and threatened species that are likely to be impacted by pipeline construction.
- – Richmond Times-Dispatch – 7/26/19
- – The Recorder – 8/01/19
- – The Fayetteville Observer – 2/7/19
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filed a motion on January 18 with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals for a remand and vacating of the permit that the Huntington District of the Corps had issued for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross rivers and streams and West Virginia.
- – The Recorder – 12/20/18