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Atlantic coast pipeline stirs mix of hope for jobs, leeriness by Native Americans

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine wants a do-over. The Virginia Democrat has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reconsider its approval of the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will … Click to Continue »

Groups challenge key approval for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A coalition of community and environmental groups has filed a legal challenge to Virginia regulators' decision to grant a conditional water quality permit for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The … Click to Continue »

Meet the Money and People Fueling the Contested Bayou Bridge Pipeline

By Rob Galbraith, Cross-Posted from LittleSis.org From Dakota Access to Keystone XL to Atlantic Coast, there has been no shortage of controversies over major proposed oil and gas pipelines in recent years. We can add the Bayou Bridge...Show More Summary

Unexpected delay buoys opponents of Virginia pipeline

The State Water Control Board approved permits for the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but took the unusual step of delaying the effective date until several environmental impact reports are completed.

State panel weighs key approval for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

State regulators will soon decide whether to grant a key approval to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Virginia State Water Control Board will meet for a second day Tuesday … Click to Continue »

On Eve of Key Atlantic Coast Pipeline Decision, Here’s a Review of Dominion’s Ties to Decision-makers

Starting on Thursday, December 7, the state of Virginia’s Water Control Board will convene for three key meetings to decide the fate of a number of contentious pipeline projects. On the agenda: whether or not to grant a water quality...Show More Summary

Virginia Won't Say Whether its Official Spoke at Gas Industry Panel on Curbing Pipeline Protesters

A high-ranking Virginia state official was listed as participating in a gas industry-sponsored panel that discussed strategies for confronting public opposition to new infrastructure projects, including the Atlantic Coast pipeline. Yet...Show More Summary

Atlantic Coast Pipeline would hurt black residents most, NAACP says

Building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through low-income Eastern North Carolina counties would force people of color to bear more than their share of the risks posed by the nation’s power … Click to Continue »

Norfolk leaders voting on Atlantic Coast Pipeline easements

The Norfolk City Council is set to decide whether to grant easements for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two drinking water reservoirs, the only ones in its path. The … Click to Continue »

Northam’s Transition Team Leader Has Ties to Companies Behind Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Virginia’s governor-elect, Ralph Northam, wasted no time in organizing a transition team. A day after his November 7th victory, Northam announced that Marianne Radcliff, a former state transportation official with rich experience inShow More Summary

US regulators OK Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley pipelines

A divided federal regulatory commission has granted conditional approvals for two major natural gas pipelines on the East Coast. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued certificates Friday evening for the … Click to Continue...

DEQ rejects permit application for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Unfortunately, this is just one part of the process: Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration has rejected an environmental plan by Duke Energy and three other energy companies to build an interstate pipeline to carry natural gas from West Virginia into North Carolina. The letter of disapproval from the N.C. Show More Summary

Is Dominion already planning a pipeline expansion?

For several years, there have been questions about whether the $5.5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline that would take natural gas from West Virginia to points southeast is needed. Richmond-based Dominion Energy, the lead partner in the project, has pitched the 600-mile pipeline as necessary for its customers and argued that it should be given power […]

Is Dominion already planning a pipeline expansion?

Virginians are learning on the eve of a critical vote that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline might much bigger project than thought.

TransCanada abandons Canada east-west pipeline bid

5 months agoNews : The Cutline

TransCanada announced Thursday it was abandoning its bid to build an east-west pipeline that would have moved crude from Alberta's oil sands to refineries on Canada's Atlantic coast. The 4,500-kilometer (2,800-mile) Energy East pipeline,...Show More Summary

TransCanada says it's cancelling Energy East pipeline

Pipeline company TransCanada said Thursday it's cancelling a plan to pipe 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Western Canada to the Atlantic coast. TransCanada Chief Executive Officer Russ … Click to Continue »

Dominion official causes stir among pipeline opponents with talk of extension into South Carolina

Opposition to the massive Atlantic Coast Pipeline is intensifying after an executive with Dominion Energy, the primary developer of the project, told an industry audience that the pipeline will likely be extended into South Carolina — a statement that came as a total surprise to people who have long questioned whether there’s a need for […]

Op-Ed Pushing Atlantic Coast Pipeline Fails to Disclose Duke Energy Funding

By Derek Seidman, originally posted at LittleSis.org The battle over the Atlantic Coast pipeline is heating up in North Carolina, and Duke Energy’s paid agents are out doing the pipeline’s bidding — though most North Carolinians wouldn’t know it by reading the paper. Click here for reuse options! Tags: Duke Energy dominion energy Atlantic Coast pipeline north carolina Steve Yost

After public outcry, North Carolina governor delays decision on Atlantic Coast pipeline

North Carolina has delayed issuing a Clean Water Act permit to a pipeline developer, saying the state needs more information to evaluate the project, which has come under fire from residents and environmentalists along the proposed route. The state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was required to rule on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit application […]

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