In a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) published in the Federal Register on Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offered the possibility of setting aside 10 million acres in six western states to protect greater sage grouse habitat.
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FERC’s draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC (MVP) is incomplete or insufficient, a number of participating federal agencies told the Commission last week.
Environmental group Sustainable Medina County (SMC) filed a motion Monday asking FERC to complete a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed Nexus Gas Transmission LLC pipeline.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told FERC on Tuesday it still is not satisfied with the “climate change analysis” behind the Commission’s environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Leach Xpress and Rayne Xpress Expansion projects. The agency asked for a “headquarters level” meeting to straighten out disagreements over climate change and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
A coalition of environmental groups on Monday asked FERC to redo its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Marcellus-to-Southeast Atlantic Sunrise expansion, a project of Williams Partners’ Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco).
The National Park Service (NPS) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday detailed their concerns with FERC’s draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the PennEast Pipeline, with both saying that a significant amount of information is missing from the document that could better help the public understand it.
The energy industry has, for now, eschewed interest in exploring and developing oil and natural gas reserves offshore Alaska, but a federal environmental review is underway regardless for Cook Inlet offshore the south-central coast, to determine whether to proceed with a scheduled auction next June.
The Nexus Gas Transmission LLC pipeline and related Texas Eastern Appalachian Lease (TEAL) project received a favorable draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) from FERC Friday, bringing Appalachian Basin producers a step closer to more westward takeaway.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in comments filed with FERC on Monday that the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for Columbia Pipeline Group Inc.’s Leach and Rayne XPress pipeline projects is insufficient, recommending that additional information be included in the final version.