FERC Issues NTP No. 12, Allows Tree Cutting in Jefferson National Forest


FERC issued Notice to Proceed No. 12 March 1, just one day after Mountain Valley Pipeline filed the request to which the notice responds. The Notice allows the hand-felling of trees to being in the Jefferson National Forest in discontinuous segments along the pipeline route between about mileposts 196.4 and 221.1, and at five additional … Continue reading FERC Issues NTP No. 12, Allows Tree Cutting in Jefferson National Forest

MVP Files Requests for NTP Nos. 12 & 13, Includes Jefferson National Forest


Mountain Valley Pipeline filed Requests for Notice to Proceed (NTP) Nos. 12 and 13 February 28. Request for NTP No. 12 asks for permission to begin the hand-felling of trees in portions of the Jefferson National Forest in Giles and Montgomery Counties in Virginia. MVP attached a written authorization to begin felling trees from the … Continue reading MVP Files Requests for NTP Nos. 12 & 13, Includes Jefferson National Forest

Bold Alliance, Preserve Craig Call for Reconsideration on Notices to Proceed


Bold Alliance and Bold Educational Fund filed February 22 to request that FERC seek a rehearing regarding the nine Notices to Proceed that were issued from January 21 to February 16. In the filing, Bold argued that Paul Friedman, an Environmental Project Manager with FERC and signer of the nine Notices to Proceed in question, does … Continue reading Bold Alliance, Preserve Craig Call for Reconsideration on Notices to Proceed

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