Native pipeline opponents vowed this week to keep fighting TC Energy Corp.’s Coastal GasLink project across northern British Columbia (BC) despite a permanent court injunction and police enforcement order granted Dec. 31 against interference with construction.
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Corridor Resources Inc.’s proposed C$70 million ($52 million) shale gas development campaign in New Brunswick has been thwarted by indigenous and environmental opposition against a rule change that has prevented recruiting partners and investors in the project, the company said in mid-year financial reports.
Opponents are once again lining up to challenge long-pending natural gas pipelines in New York after the projects scored recent victories at both FERC and in the courts, signaling that an uphill battle is still ahead to get the infrastructure in service after years of delays.
One day after President Trump sent a $4.1 trillion budget proposal to Congress, opposition to all or parts of the budget plan was beginning to form among elected officials both in Washington and in several energy producing states.
Sixteen Democrats on Wednesday urged President Trump to restore the quorum at FERC, after consulting with leaders of both political parties in the Senate and selecting nominees to serve on the Commission.
As the encampment of protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline construction in south-central North Dakota has swelled with people, the major energy infrastructure project has been transformed into a national lobbying effort by Native American tribes.
Several western states and industry groups are hammering away at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hydraulic fracturing (fracking) rule to prevent the federal agency from governing leasehold activity on public and tribal lands.
A federal district court judge in Pennsylvania has ordered tree-clearing activities for the proposed Constitution natural gas pipeline to proceed, making clear that anyone interfering with the work would be arrested and held in contempt of court.
Two public opinion polls, one in New York and one of voting-age residents across the nation, indicate that support for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is slipping, with opposition to the practice reaching a high in one poll conducted in New York.