Appalmad: Clean Water Advocates Ask Judges to Halt Fracked Gas Pipeline


The following statement was released by Appalachian Mountain Advocates on February 23. You can find the original posting here. UPDATE: 4th Circuit Sets Response Deadline of 2/28/18 at Noon. RICHMOND, VA — Today, a coalition asked the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to order Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) to stay out of West Virginia streams until a decision is … Continue reading Appalmad: Clean Water Advocates Ask Judges to Halt Fracked Gas Pipeline

Comments Filed in Objection to Revised Treatment Plans for Historic Districts


Roanoke County filed comments February 22 in objection to the revised treatment plans for Bent Mountain Rural Historic District, Bent Mountain Apple Orchard Rural Historic District, and Coles-Terry Rural Historic District. Roanoke County objected to the treatment plans on the following grounds: Mountain Valley did not complete the consultation process provided under Stipulation III.B.5 of … Continue reading Comments Filed in Objection to Revised Treatment Plans for Historic Districts

MVP Status Report 16


Mountain Valley Pipeline has submitted status report number 16 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the prior calendar week. According to Status Report 16: “Tree felling will continue on Spread A. Site construction will also continue at the authorized compressor stations and interconnects in West Virginia. Road construction will continue in West Virginia. Tree … Continue reading MVP Status Report 16

FERC Issues NTP 11, Tree Felling In Blue Ridge Parkway Historic District


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted Mountain Valley Pipeline’s February 20, 2018 request (Request for Notice to Proceed No. 11),  to commence with the hand-felling of trees within the Blue Ridge Parkway Historic District, between mileposts 249.5 and 246.4 in Roanoke and Franklin Counties, Virginia. >>View NTP 11 (PDF) FERC included the standard … Continue reading FERC Issues NTP 11, Tree Felling In Blue Ridge Parkway Historic District

MVP Files Request for Notice to Proceed No. 11, Supplemental Materials


Mountain Valley Pipeline filed their eleventh Request for Notice to Proceed on February 20, seeking permission from FERC to begin hand tree-felling activity on properties associated with the Blue Ridge Parkway. If granted, tree-felling would begin on four parcels in Roanoke County, VA and one parcel in Franklin County, VA. MVP asks that FERC grant … Continue reading MVP Files Request for Notice to Proceed No. 11, Supplemental Materials

FERC Issues NTP No. 10 Despite Indian Creek Watershed Association Objections


FERC granted Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Request for Notice to Proceed No. 10 on February 21. The Notice allows construction to commence on the following: Discontiguous portions of the pipeline between mileposts 65.5 and 196.3; The Sherwood Interconnection in Doddridge County, WV 507 additional temporary workspaces, 2 access roads, 2 yards, and 19 anode beds, in … Continue reading FERC Issues NTP No. 10 Despite Indian Creek Watershed Association Objections