Breaking news – The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Friday morning, October 4, 2019, that it will hear the appeal by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision on the Cowpasture River, et. al. vs. Forest Service case. No date for oral argument has been set.
This case will consider the Forest Service’s authority to permit the Atlantic Coast pipeline to cross the Appalachian Trail. We’ll post more on the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s decision as information becomes available.