Our Filed Comments on Federal Environmental Review of Potomac Pipeline

I wrote last week that PRKN was preparing its extensive and necessary comments to the Environmental Assessment prepared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and here they are! Thanks to Phillip Musegaas, our volunteer attorneys, and our partners who helped with this complex analysis and the preparation of this important product, in our continuing fight … Read More

Potomac Riverkeeper Network Comments on Federal Environmental Review of Potomac Pipeline

Washington, DC – February 27 – Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) submitted its comments on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Potomac Pipeline today and called out the agency for a variety of failures of analysis, including outdated methodologies, reliance on inaccurate or unsupported facts, and unwarranted conclusions. “For over a … Read More

We Need Your Help! Comments to Stop the Potomac Pipeline Due Feb. 26!

As we at PRKN prepare to submit our comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Potomac Pipeline, we want to make sure our fellow pipeline opponents know about the serious problems we’ve identified in the EA.  Remember that the comments are due Monday, February 26, so join in and help us … Read More

FERC Files its Environmental Assessment on Potomac Pipeline – Comments Due Feb. 26

I wanted to be sure that everyone had a chance to look at the Potomac Pipeline Environmental Assessment from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Comments are due by February 26. You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature located on the Commission’s website under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method … Read More

Stop Fracked Gas Pipeline in Virginia & West Virginia!

The proposed 600-mile fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) is on its way to being built – unless we all work together to stop this unnecessary and economically and environmentally devastating project. Under the new federal administration, this pipeline will be expedited and built as quickly as possible – despite overwhelming local opposition. We need … Read More

Cove Point LNG Export Facility

D.C. Circuit Court Allows Cove Point LNG Export Facility to Go Forward

On July 15, 2016, the D.C. Circuit Court issued its decision to allow the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission permits to stand in the case EarthReports, Inc., et al. v. FERC. The case is informally known as the “Cove Point” case. Environmental groups challenged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of Dominion Resource’s liquefied natural gas … Read More

Press Release

Environmental Groups Challenge Maryland Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Before D.C. Circuit Court

(Washington D.C.) – Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments from Earthjustice and others regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of Dominion Resource’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Maryland. This would be the first export facility on the Atlantic Coast and is expected to … Read More

Press Release

Groups Urge Court to Reverse Approval of Cove Point LNG Export Facility

For immediate release – PDF of Press Statement November 23, 2015 Contact: Betsy Nicholas, betsy@waterkeeperschesapeake.org, 202-423-0504 Robin Broder, robin@waterkeeperschesapeake.org, 703-786-8172 Federal regulator approved construction of massive $3.8 billion liquefied natural gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay without considering all environmental and safety impacts (Washington, DC)  Several groups have filed arguments against the continued construction of … Read More