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SEC’s Draft Climate Disclosure Rule Drawing Concern within Oil, Natural Gas Industry

SEC’s Draft Climate Disclosure Rule Drawing Concern within Oil, Natural Gas Industry

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing pushback across the energy sector after issuing a draft rule that could require public companies to disclose more information about their emissions and their strategies. In a 3-1 decision earlier this week, the SEC voted to propose a groundbreaking rule that would force companies to intimate…

March 24, 2022
EPA Petitioned to Deny Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG Operating Permit

EPA Petitioned to Deny Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG Operating Permit

The Sierra Club has filed a petition on behalf of a coalition of Louisiana environmental groups requesting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) deny Tellurian Inc.’s Title V operating permit request for the proposed Driftwood liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal. In the petition filed last week, the Sierra Club argued that the company’s permit for the…

January 24, 2022
Environmental Groups Again Challenging MVP Water Quality Approvals

Environmental Groups Again Challenging MVP Water Quality Approvals

The 2 Bcf/d Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) project received a key water quality certification (WQC) from West Virginia late last week, but environmental groups have filed yet another lawsuit against the approval.  The pipeline would move Appalachian natural gas to the southeast via a 303-mile route through West Virginia and Virginia.  The Sierra Club and…

January 5, 2022
Industry Pushes Back on Disparaging RNG Analysis by Sierra Club, Earthjustice

Industry Pushes Back on Disparaging RNG Analysis by Sierra Club, Earthjustice

A report published Tuesday criticizing the use of renewable natural gas (RNG) by Earthjustice and the Sierra Club is facing pushback by the energy industry. The report, “Rhetoric vs. Reality: The myth of renewable natural gas,” refers to RNG as a fossil gas alternative, or FGA, and claims it has inherent limitations to mitigate climate…

July 15, 2020

Enviros Aiming for ACP Water Crossing Permit to Stop More Construction

Pursuing the same strategy they used to persuade a court to stop water crossing construction activities for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) until a broader legal challenge is resolved, a coalition of environmental groups wants to do the same to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project.

July 5, 2018
Sierra Club Drops Legal Challenge of Nexus Gas Transmission

Sierra Club Drops Legal Challenge of Nexus Gas Transmission

The Sierra Club on Monday filed in federal court to drop both its appeal of the Nexus Gas Transmission project and an emergency motion to stop construction, saying it no longer has the support of affected landowners.

November 20, 2017

Enviros Try to Stall as Atlantic Sunrise Gears Up For Greenfield Construction

A coalition of environmental groups is urging FERC to deny Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co.’s (Transco) requests to begin construction on the 183-mile greenfield portion of its Atlantic Sunrise expansion.

September 14, 2017