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

FERC Stops All Work on MVP


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

Win for Environmental Advocates from Fourth Circuit on USFS Challenge


UPDATE: Attorneys for the plaintiffs filed a letter with FERC Tuesday, July 31 informing the agency that, as a key condition in MVP’s Certification is no longer satisfied due to the court ruling, the Commission must take action to stop all construction activity on the route. “Because these mandatory federal authorizations are now lacking, FERC … Continue reading Win for Environmental Advocates from Fourth Circuit on USFS Challenge