Groups ask for Atlantic Sunrise pipeline approval to be taken back, cite lack of need

Appalachian Mountain Advocates has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to rescind its approval of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline, a 198-mile pipeline that would help transport fracked gas from Pennsylvania. The groups have argued that FERC rushed into a decision before the pipeline builder provided the agency with the critical environmental information necessary to fully evaluate the project.

FERC’s decision to approve the pipeline came one the last day before vacancies on its board could have delayed the certificate, possibly for months.

We’re representing a coalition of Pennsylvania groups, including Lancaster Against Pipelines, the Sierra Club, Clean Air Council, Concerned Citizens of Lebanon County, Lebanon Pipeline Awareness, Allegheny  Defense Project, and Heartwood.

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