Atlantic Coast Pipeline

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 […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Politicians react to FERC pipeline certifications | Roanoke County News |

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 […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline

W.Va. appears poised for economic boom times | Editorial |

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. Source: W.Va. appears poised for economic boom times […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental Featured Stories

Will Tree Clearing for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Begin In November?

In the weeks leading up to the FERC approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, several news articles were published speculating that tree clearing would begin for the pipeline as soon as mid November. The Roanoke Times first mentioned in an article published on September 28th that there was a push to begin tree clearing by […]