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 »
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 »
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
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 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 »
The even-bigger Atlantic Coast Pipeline comes up for a vote next week
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
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
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 »
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 »
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
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...
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
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 […]
Virginians are learning on the eve of a critical vote that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline might much bigger project than thought.
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
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 »
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 […]
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
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 […]