You may have seen recent headlines about a temporary halt to Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction in light of a recent federal court ruling. The ruling last week ordered two federal agencies to reissue previous approvals with some additional information. While it’s a minor setback in the process, the good news is it can be resolved quickly and construction will soon be back on track. The project team is already working with the agencies and expects the permits to be reissued soon.
The EnergySure Coalition is resolute in support of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) as they work with key agencies to resolve the issues in FERC’s order so they can complete construction as soon as possible.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been the most thoroughly reviewed infrastructure project in recent history. In fact, the actions taken yesterday by the courts and FERC are further evidence of this unprecedented scrutiny and the high standard that is being applied to this project.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be a key driver of the economic and environmental future of our region. Millions of individuals looking to heat their homes and cool their houses along with businesses looking to grow are anxiously anticipating the completion of the ACP.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is vital to help lower energy costs for consumers and businesses, while also playing an essential role in our society’s transition to cleaner and more reliable energy.
Together, the EnergySure Coalition represents thousands of organizations and countless individuals across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina who are steadfast in our support of smart energy infrastructure projects like the Atlantic Coast Pipeline — and we look forward to its completion.
Read the statement issued by the ACP Project team here.