RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal officials will allow construction to resume on the Atlantic Coast pipeline, weeks after work was halted when a federal appeals court threw out two key permits for the 600-mile (965-kilometer) natural gas pipeline.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced the change in a letter Sept.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal officials have ordered that construction be halted on the Atlantic Coast pipeline, days after a federal appeals court threw out two key permits for building the 600-mile natural gas pipeline.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced the order in a letter Aug.
Construction will continue on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Upshur County, W. Va., despite a federal court order that is vacating an important permit for the project.
The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling, saying that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to specify the limits for the allowable impact the pipeline would have on threatened and endangered species, WDTC reported.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) West Virginia environmental regulators have debuted an Internet page to help residents learn more about five major natural gas pipelines that are either proposed or under construction.
Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Austin Caperton said residents who have questions about the pipelines should find answers on the website.
It's Wednesday Wrap-Up time and just in case you missed it, here is your recap of some of the most popular stories from our site over the past week:Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Agreements With Construction Trade UnionsThe Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, announced December 9 that it signed project labor agreements with the nation's four leading building and trade unions.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A panel of Virginia environmental regulators has granted a conditional permit for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline contingent on getting more information about the project's water quality impacts. The Virginia State Water Control Board voted 4-3 Dec.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC announced Dec. 9 it has signed Project Labor Agreements with the nation's four leading building and construction trade unions. The agreements reaffirm the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project's commitment to hiring skilled union workers for the pipeline's construction.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline intended to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina would have some adverse environmental effects, including impacts on water resources, forest and other habitats, but most could be reduced to insignificant levels, an assessment by federal regulators found.
A majority of voters in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina support the expansion of domestic energy production and infrastructure — including the approval and construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a new poll from Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) reveals.
More than 300 local residents gathered at the Bridgeport Conference Center Dec. 6 for a construction expo on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile interstate natural gas transmission project. The pipeline is a project of Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and Southern Gas Company, which together have formed Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC.