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Rover Pipeline Opposition Demands FERC Inquiry Into Bait-and-Switch Compressor Engine Decision


Rover Pipeline Opposition Demands FERC Inquiry Into Bait-and-Switch Compressor Engine Decision


The Sierra Club and Freshwater Accountability Project, parties to the E.T. Rover gas mega-pipeline licensing case, have asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to require the company to install turbine instead of reciprocating engines in each of the planned nine (9) compressor pump stations along the route. 
 
    In a letter to FERC, the groups cited a...

FWAP Travels to DC to Testify at People’s Hearing

On December 2, 2016, Lea Harper, Managing Director of FreshWater Accountability Project, along with other Ohioans traveled to Washington DC to testify against the abuses of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The FERC regularly tramples people’s human, civil and property rights by allowing the unfettered expansion of the fossil fuel industry,...

Freshwater Accountability Project & Others Oppose Eminent Domain Abuse

Freshwater Accountability Project & Others Oppose Eminent Domain Abuse

Today, Sustainable Medina County (SMC), a Medina-based citizen opposition group to the NEXUS natural gas pipeline, filed a motion in the federal licensing case to halt right-of-way land purchases under the threat of eminent domain because they tilt the scales to NEXUS.

182 Organizations from 35 States Call for Congressional Review of FERC

182 Organizations from 35 States Call for Congressional Review of FERC

Grand Rapids, OH – More than 180 organizations representing communities across America called on leaders in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold congressional hearings into the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) extensive history of bias and abuse. The groups are also requesting reform of the Natural Gas Act, which the groups say, gives too much power to FERC and too little to state and local officials.

Environmental Groups Align Efforts to Challenge FERC Pipeline Projects

Environmental Groups Align Efforts to Challenge FERC Pipeline Projects

Groups claim federal agency facilitates fracking for shale gas The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is not informing the public about the big picture when it comes to natural gas infrastructure projects related to increased gas drilling in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations according to several environmental groups. The groups represent...