“This is a victory not only for us but for all landowners.”
"No oil pipeline is safe, and TransCanada’s record over the past decade does little to assuage concerns of a spill."
"Thanks to the courageous activists who stood up to them, they have failed."
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.”