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4th Cir.: Federal agencies’ pipeline permissions vacated (access required)

Authorizations granted by U.S. Interior Department agencies for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline were arbitrary and capricious, failing to provide required explanations for key aspects of the underlying analysis. Background The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is a 600-mile pipeline designed to transport natural gas from Harrison County, West Virginia, to eastern Virginia and North Carolina. Constructing the pipeline would ...