Kaine filed the amendment to remove a provision included in the debt ceiling deal that attempts to force executive agencies to issue permits for the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and prohibit judicial review of those permits.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2023 CONTACT Jessica Sims, (804) 356-1228 email@example.com On Thursday, June 1, communities across Virginia will rally at Sen. Mark Warner’s regional offices to ask him to support an amendment to remove the Mountain Valley Pipeline…
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Today, for the third time, the U.S. Forest Service has revised the rules of the Jefferson National Forest Plan to allow the harmful Mountain Valley Pipeline to be constructed through national forest in Giles and Montgomery counties, Virginia, and Monroe County, West Virginia.
The two screenings brought together people to celebrate the fight that brought down the behemoth ACP. “Not On This Land: The Fight Against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline,” directed by Christopher Landry, profiles some of the West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina communities who helped defeat the fracked-gas pipeline.
Today, Sen. Joe Manchin introduced a third version of his “permitting reform” bill, the Building American Energy Security Act, which, consistent with past proposals, attempts to override normal regulatory and judicial processes to create a way forward for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
With no current action on the pipeline pending before FERC, the letter is an unnecessary and unusual step by the Biden administration, and one that contradicts the commitment to environmental justice highlighted in the administration’s new executive order signed on Friday.
Today, environmental organizations filed a petition for review in federal court challenging a recently issued new biological opinion and incidental take statement under the Endangered Species Act for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
Today, a unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit vacated the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Clean Water Act § 401 certification for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, finding that the agency’s justification behind its conclusion that the pipeline would not violate the state’s water quality standards was deficient.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 CONTACT: Peter Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org, (434) 249-6446 Morgan Caplan, email@example.com Richmond, VA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that federal circuit courts do have authority to review state Clean…