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FERC announces public comment period, meetings for Mountain Valley Pipeline project

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, has announced its intent to develop an environmental impact statement and the opening of a public comment period for the Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate project. These actions are part of the federally mandated scoping process which will help the agency determine whether the project is in the public convenience and a necessity, and what the environmental impacts would be along the pipeline route.    

State issues emergency declaration for Woodlake Dam

Friday, June 9, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality and state Attorney General’s Office announced Friday that the state has issued an emergency declaration and will move forward with plans to breach Woodlake Dam in Moore County to ensure the safety of downstream communities.

State hosting public meetings on Duke Energy’s coal ash plans

Friday, March 10, 2017

The public is invited to a series of public meetings next week to provide feedback on Duke Energy’s draft plans to close coal ash impoundments at four high-priority facilities: Asheville Steam Electric Plant, Dan River Steam Station, Riverbend Steam Station and the Sutton Steam Plant.

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