December 3, 2023

environmental justice

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States Call for an Executive-level EJ Position at ISO-NE
High-level energy officials from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont asked ISO-NE to establish an executive-level environmental justice position.
More Environmental Information Required for Western Mass. Gas Pipeline
The state found Eversource's Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Western Massachusetts gas pipeline to be inadequate.
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Court Dismisses Environmental Justice Petitions Against Weymouth Compressor
In a blow to local environmental justice groups, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed challenges to FERC's authorization of the Weymouth Compressor Station.
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Former FERC Commissioners Share Outlooks with MACRUC
Current or former FERC commissioners  shared their views on the future of RTOs and the relationship between state and federal regulators.
Texas LNG
Environmental Justice Issues on 2 LNG Facilities Split FERC Dems
The fate of 2 Texas LNG developments that had their approvals remanded to FERC drew out some disagreements among the regulators’ two Democrats in recent orders.
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FERC Gets Advice, Criticism on Environmental Justice
FERC received passionate testimony from panelists at its roundtable on incorporating environmental justice and equity into its infrastructure permitting.
Focus on People, Not Just Technology, GCEAF Panel Says
Discussion of the clean energy transition focuses too much on technology and not enough on people, speakers told the Global Clean Energy Action Forum.
Institute for Policy Integrity
Bottlenecks, Cybersecurity, EJ Top of Mind for FERC’s Phillips
FERC's Willie Phillips joined the Institute for Policy Integrity to discuss a shifting U.S. energy landscape and how FERC is aiding the clean power transition.
Conn. Environmental Regulator Launches EJ Advisory Council
Connecticut’s new Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council will advise the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on EJ issues.
Energy Facilities Siting Board
East Boston Substation Saga Continues as Eversource Seeks Permits
Eversource's request to expedite 15 state and local permits is the latest development in a long-running dispute over the substation.

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