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U.S. Forest Service OKs Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Final approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline took one step closer to reality on Friday, after the U.S. Forest Service gave its approval for the natural gas project, concluding that two national forests and other assets to be traversed by the pipeline would face minimal environmental impacts. Read More

Hundreds Comment on Atlantic Coast Pipeline EIS; Forest Service OKs Appalachian Trail Crossing

The U.S. Forest Service told FERC that a proposal to use horizontal directional drilling to construct the Atlantic Coast Pipeline -- to avoid impacts to the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway -- is feasible, and it would not object to concurrent construction through other forest lands before the crossing is completed. Read More