Atlantic Coast Pipeline News

Rover Topple Over: Pipeline Construction in Doddridge County, WV

What havoc will the Mountaineer Express, the Mountain Valley and the Atlantic Coast pipeline wreak? What about all the feeder pipelines, the NGL pipes (natural gas liquids)? Are any of the agencies involved looking at the cumulative impacts of these large-diameter pipelines crisscrossing the state? Source: Rover Topple Over: Pipeline Construction in Doddridge County, WV

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Group: Property values plunge along pipeline route in Highland County, Nelson County : Augusta Free Press

Three properties in Nelson County with signed easement agreements with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) for pipeline construction and/or roads to access the pipeline route, received reductions in property values averaging 32.5%. Source: Group: Property values plunge along pipeline route in Highland County, Nelson County : Augusta Free Press

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A Pipeline in the Sand

The planned 594-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline will run from West Virginia all the way to Robeson County, N.C. — the ancestral land of the Lumbee, the largest Native American tribe east of the Mississippi. Source: A Pipeline in the Sand

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Class size, pipeline, elections board tied in NC legislature | News & Observer

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

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Secret Sellout or Pay to Play? Terry McAuliffe’s Parting Gift to Dominion Energy and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline | Blue Virginia

“in the unanticipated event that the Project fails to obtain and maintain State Approvals.” The key word there is “unanticipated.” It suggests that Dominion was not just capping its liability but rather trading $58 million for a commitment from McAuliffe that the pipeline would be approved – a commitment that rejection would be, in the […]

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline increases jobs and opposition

“There’s no other infrastructure project in the nation that would have as great an impact on Native Americans as the Atlantic pipeline,” Emanuel said. “I did my due diligence. I dug through FERC documentation. I looked at the numbers on Standing Rock Sioux. This is the biggest one.” Source: Atlantic Coast Pipeline increases jobs and […]

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County Commissioners Express Concern Over Suggested “Consultation Planning Zone”

County Commissioners in one North Carolina County unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday, October 17 expressing concerns over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline what they term a development dead zone. The resolution states that the proposed natural gas pipeline will cause a development dead zone 1,300 feet wide by 12 miles long running through “the heart […]

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NCDWR Requests More Info From ACP September 14, 2017

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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 […]

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Politicians react to FERC pipeline certifications | Roanoke County News | roanoke.com

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine used the phrase “very suspicious circumstances” Monday to describe how a federal agency announced it had approved two deeply controversial natural gas pipelines that will burrow through different regions of Virginia. “When somebody puts something out at 7 o’clock Friday night, they’re trying to hide it,” Kaine said. “That means they’re […]

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