Atlantic Coast Pipeline gets another NC permit; one more to go

The News & Observer » North Carolina officials on Tuesday issued the latest state permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, bringing the $6 billion interstate natural gas pipeline just one state permit away from the finish line. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality permit for a compressor station to be built in Northampton County.

2018-02-28T16:58:57-08:00February 27th, 2018|Non-Renewable Sources, North Carolina|

Trump’s infrastructure plan would make it harder to challenge pipelines

The Washington Post » The Trump administration’s infrastructure plan released earlier this week is designed to stimulate the construction of more oil and natural gas pipelines across the country. To make the building of new pipelines easier, the White House wants to make it harder for the next big anti-pipeline movement  to win in the courtroom. How? By limiting the legal options available to lawyers at environmental groups opposed to new fossil-fuel infrastructure.

2018-02-16T16:56:03-08:00February 16th, 2018|Non-Renewable Sources, Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News|

Pennsylvania allows Sunoco to resume work on Mariner NGL pipeline

Reuters » Pennsylvania environmental regulators on Thursday allowed Sunoco Pipeline LLP to resume work on its Mariner 2 East natural gas liquids pipeline after the company agreed to pay a $12.6 million fine for violations. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), which ordered the company to stop work on the $2.5 billion project on Jan. 3, said in a release that the fine was one of the largest civil penalties in a single settlement.

2018-02-09T14:23:38-08:00February 8th, 2018|Non-Renewable Sources, Pennsylvania|

900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline proposed for Bakken

The Bismarck Tribune » The proposed Elk Creek Pipeline will have the capacity to transport up to 240,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids from a terminal near Sidney, Mont., to Bushton, Kan.

2018-01-10T13:35:26-08:00January 7th, 2018|Kansas, Montana, Non-Renewable Sources, North Dakota|
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