In one of their first major decisions on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), President Trump’s newly appointed commissioners Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson approved the controversial NEXUS natural gas pipeline.
Faced with a deadline to defend their permit approval against a federal court challenge, West Virginia regulators moved this week to back off their certification that the Mountain Valley Pipeline would not violate the state’s water quality standards.
Despite a ruling that potentially signals the green light, the fight will continue in an effort to reroute the proposed NEXUS gas pipeline away from the city of Green and other more densely populated areas.
FERC ORDER ISSUING NEXUS CERTIFICATE AND GRANTING ABANDONMENT
“It’s ruined our retirement, We’re kind of out here on an island. … [My children] don’t want to live on top of this pipeline. I don’t want to live here.”
Ohio Attorney General asked to initiate civil proceedings against company
Developers of the 3.25 Bcf/d (92mn m³/d) Rover natural gas pipeline face growing public opposition and construction setbacks while installing the mainline in Ohio
Source: News – Argus Media
Rover Pipeline LLC will pay $1.5 million to the Ohio History Connection Foundation on July 7.
A city resident and member of the Coalition to Reroute Nexus (CORN) made a request to New Franklin City Council May 3, to designate funds to help finance CORN’s legal fight to reroute the proposed gas pipeline from going through the Portage Lakes area.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A mayor has upped the ante in the fight over a proposed high-pressure natural gas pipeline by hiring attorneys to file a lawsuit aimed at stopping the pipeline from being built or stopping the project altogether.