A DeSmog investigation found that Falcon’s construction has struggled with drilling problems and has continued even while one key water-crossing for the pipeline lacked state or federal permits.
“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."
Nationwide, pipeline companies had already trimmed $1.9 billion from their 2020 budgets.
“It is surprising to many people that pipeline companies have been handed the extraordinary power of eminent domain over Louisiana landowners."
“Let this be a lesson to other states: If you criminalize protest, we will sue.”
With a key Atlantic Coast Pipeline appeal before the Supreme Court, US Attorney General Barr and Republican state Attorneys General have intervened in Dominion’s favor – while sharing close financial ties to the utility.
“The mismatch suggests an infrastructure overbuild is underway in the short term, and we expect consolidation of many of these projects before they’re built.”
By moving to a network of local campaigns, it’s possible to support both the Green New Deal and keep carbon in the ground.
"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."
“There has been a failure by Energy Transfer and its subsidiaries to respect our laws and our communities. This is not how we strive to do business in Pennsylvania, and it will not be tolerated.”