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Comment Letter on Lease Sale 258 in Lower Cook Inlet (PDF)

Letter submitted by NRDC and seven other organizations to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, urging the revision of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and cancellation of Lease Sale 258, which would open up over a million acres in the...

NRDC Petition for Review – Jordan Cove (PDF)

Legal filings
On May 28, 2020, NRDC filed a petition for review in the D.C. Circuit challenging the decision of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to authorize the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas export terminal and the associated Pacific Connector natural gas...

NRDC Request for Rehearing – Jordan Cove (PDF)

Legal filings
On April 20, 2020, NRDC filed a request for rehearing before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of FERC’s decision to authorize the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas export terminal and the associated Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline.

Drinking Water Impacts Reported Near VA Pipeline Site

Expert BlogAmy Mall
Now, groundwater and surface water across Virginia continue to be at risk from massive pipeline construction that is moving forward under permits that lack adequate protections for water quality or quantity. DEQ can and should act to enforce Virginia water…

VA Water Board Must Protect Water from Pipeline Threats

Expert BlogAmy Mall
The Water Board now has the opportunity to step in and stop the Trump administration’s move to approve these pipelines using only the Army Corps’ Nationwide Permit 12, since it does not have adequate protections in place for individual Virginia…

2019 - 2024 RFI Comments, August 17, 2017 (PDF)

Comments submitted by NRDC in response to BOEM’s Request for Information and Draft Proposed Program as the agency considers a new oil and gas leasing plan for 2019 – 2024. NRDC opposes new leasing on account of the harm offshore...

Joint Letter to Gov. Northam (PDF)

LCV NextGen sent a letter asking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to now initiate an individual pipeline permit process he called for throughout 2017, now that the U.S. Army Corps recently completed its own water crossing review process. The state DEQ...

10 Reasons to Stop Mtn. Valley & Atlantic Coast Pipelines

Expert BlogAmy Mall
Not enough attention is being paid to two wholly unnecessary, risky and costly proposed natural gas pipelines that could impact the environment and quality of life in Virginia, North Carolina, and West Virginia for decades to come. But there’s plenty…