The West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association predicts the approval of the pipeline projects signals “the start of what may be one of the largest private sector infrastructure investments in West Virginia history, providing tens of thousands of jobs and tremendous economic investment for the state.
Jackson said Republicans tied the elections board change and the pipeline mitigation money to the class-size changes in an attempt to bait Democrats into voting against the bill and the Democratic governor into vetoing it. Source: Class size, pipeline, elections board tied in NC legislature | News & Observer
WV MetroNews – State water quality permits among those still pending for Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley pipelines
The FERC steps represent project progress, but are not the final steps in permitting processes that started years ago. “Both pipelines still need state permits. They both still need other federal permits as well,” said Kelly Martin, director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Dirty Fuels Campaign. Water quality permits are among those still pending. “They […]
There are terrorists involved in fracking and related pipeline development – if that’s the word the law enforcement wishes to use – but they are not the opponents to the pipeline; rather the ones terrorizing people and the environment are the corporations building the pipelines. These include Duke Energy of Charlotte, Dominion Resources of Richmond, […]