The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, like the Mountain Valley Pipeline, is a boondoggle that imperils our climate and communities. It must not be built. The Water Board has given itself an important opportunity to complete its work the right way by finalizing a complete rejection.
Last Friday, FERC continued it’s rubber-stamping ways. Fortunately for pipeline fighters, fights against these two fracked gas pipelines is far from over. Here’s a selection of community voices responding to FERC’s terrible pipeline approvals of Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast’s certificates.
FERC’s approval of the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines lacks credibility. Trump’s new FERC appointees pushed them through over rare dissent from Cheryl LaFleur. Governor’s Cooper and McAuliffe need to take action.
FERC has ignored all the evidence and certified these destructive gas pipeline projects as ‘convenient and necessary’ – when in fact they are neither.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today released its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile project driven by Dominion Energy and Duke Energy that would carry fracked gas from West Virginia through Virginia and North Carolina.
What unites Democrats and Republicans from three states that signed a letter supporting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline? Hundreds of thousands in campaign money.
Part of a series of briefings on proposed Appalachian gas pipelines, Oil Change International finds that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline would cause the emissions equivalent of 20 coal plants or 14 million passenger vehicles.