Army Corps Suspends NWP 12 for Mountain Valley Pipeline in Pittsburg District


Late on Friday, the Army Corps of Engineers suspended the authorization of Nationwide Permit 12 for MVP in the Pittsburgh District, which impacts the northern portion of the pipeline’s route. This comes almost three weeks after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the authorization for the Huntington District in Southern West Virginia, and almost … Continue reading Army Corps Suspends NWP 12 for Mountain Valley Pipeline in Pittsburg District

With Impending Hurricane, MVP Continues Rushed Construction


Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality stated the morning of September 11 — two days before reported landfall of a Category 4 hurricane — that the agency had “directed work to stop” on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and that construction had in fact stopped. Yet communities report active construction several counties in Virginia and West Virginia. Instead of … Continue reading With Impending Hurricane, MVP Continues Rushed Construction

FERC Lifts MVP Stop Work Order


FERC’s Director of the Office of Energy Projects Terry Turpin posted a letter to the Mountain Valley Pipeline docket August 29 granting what the Commission calls a “partial authorization to resume construction.” The authorization allows for all construction along the 303-mile pipeline to resume, with the following exceptions: The crossing of the Weston and Gauley … Continue reading FERC Lifts MVP Stop Work Order