February 20, 2018
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good says the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline could now cost as much as $6.5 billion to complete — about 30% more than estimated when the project was first proposed just three-and-a-half years ago.
February 19, 2018
Nine national organizations join call for Lynn Good to get on the right side of history; ad campaign will urge more nonprofits, businesses and individuals to speak up. Support this effort by emailing Lynn Good at email@example.com and tweeting @DukeEnergy with #ClimateAction.
February 16, 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and Governor Cooper just capitulated to pressure and abdicated their responsibility to their state and to the people who elected Cooper. Governor Cooper and the NC DEQ relied on questionable data, provided by Dominion Energy, when they granted the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) one of its most coveted permits. It doesn’t take much to pull the curtain back on the economic projections conducted by the pipeline to realize its promises are a fantasy.
February 12, 2018
The state has granted the final regulatory approval needed for pre-construction work on an interstate natural gas pipeline through Nash County, opponents appear to be digging in their heels and Republican lawmakers have made a move to capture a fund set up by builders to lessen the impact in Nash and the seven other counties in the pipeline’s route.
January 26, 2018
Governor Cooper’s approval of fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline could commit energy customers to pay for outdated technology. This decision is a loser for the people of eastern North Carolina, their economy and the urgent fight to slow climate change.
January 20, 2018
Editorial by Ned Barnett. Duke Energy and other advocates for building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have come up with a peculiar new justification for the $5 billion project – climate change.
December 20, 2017
The governmental approval process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline continues at a pace that points to construction beginning in early 2018... The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval ruling of Oct. 13 ... is being challenged by NC WARN, a Durham-based nonprofit that addresses “the climate crisis and other hazards posed by electricity generation.”
November 18, 2017
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is being touted as a vital supply line for economic development in eastern North Carolina, but it also would contribute to a major threat to the flood-prone region by exacerbating climate change.
November 15, 2017
An alliance of 21 local and state interest groups has begun an appeal process asking federal authorities to suspend approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
N.C. WARN, an opponent of the proposed $5 billion project to bring natural gas from West Virginia through Virginia to North Carolina, said in a release Monday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission “cut corners, ignored environmental justice and climate destruction and usurped state authority in approving construction.”
November 13, 2017
A broad alliance of local and state public interest groups today began the appeal process of a hotly contested natural gas pipeline, saying federal regulators cut corners, ignored environmental injustice and climate destruction, and usurped state authority in approving construction.