Rather than own up to a bad plan poorly executed, MVP continues to scapegoat the very communities who warned them that these exact failures would occur.
This post contains a running spreadsheet of all variances requested by MVP through the FERC docket, most recently updated August 11, 2020. Formally Requested Variances MVP has made numerous variance requests through formal filings in the FERC docket. The first page of the spreadsheet contains the following information on each request of this sort: Title … Continue reading Master List of MVP Variance Requests Through FERC
At close of business October 5, the Army Corps of Engineers published a notice that the Nationwide 12 Permit Verification for the Mountain Valley Pipeline was being suspended. The verification was previously issued January 23, 2018 and allowed MVP to construct a pipeline across “383 separate stream crossings and 142 separate wetlands.” However, the Fourth … Continue reading Army Corps Suspends Stream Crossing Permit in VA
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
Two days after Mountain Valley Pipeline’s proposed Stabilization Plan was submitted August 8, FERC approved 15 of the 22 proposed actions there included. The approval came despite ongoing objections from over 25 advocacy groups, local governments, and individuals. The Stabilization Plan was filed in response to FERC’s Notice of Stop Work Order, issued August 3. … Continue reading FERC Approves Portions of MVP Stabilization Plan
After close of business August 3, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) filed a Notification of Stop Work Order in their official docket for the Mountain Valley Pipeline project. The notification comes as a result of a ruling from the Fourth Circuit last week vacating and remanding permits issued by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau … Continue reading FERC Stops All Work on MVP