Environmental

Former Bank of Canada Head: Pipeline Protesters May Be Killed. So Be It.

As Canada’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project faces ongoing opposition, the former governor of the Bank of Canada said that protesters may die but that the government should push the project through anyway. Speaking at an event Wednesday, David Dodge said, “We’re going to have some very unpleasant circumstances,” the Edmonton Journal reported. “There […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental

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

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental Southeast

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

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental

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 […]

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 […]

Environmental Southeast

WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

Federal regulators have approved two major natural gas pipelines that would start in West Virginia and supply the eastern seaboard.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved both the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Friday evening. Source: WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval