Today, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection approved the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Water Quality Certification, which is a permit required by Section 401 of the Clean Water Act to ensure that a project can meet water quality standards. West Virginia’s approval was required before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could move forward with dredge-and-fill permits for the pipeline.
Virginia Water Board Approves Key Permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline
Richmond, VA — Today, the Virginia State Water Control Board approved a water permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) via a 3-2 vote, finalizing state approval for the MVP to build across hundreds of Virginia waterways.
Celebrate the 5th Annual Hands Across the Appalachian Trail
On Saturday, October 24, community members, environmental groups and all who value the Appalachian Trail will come together virtually from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. to celebrate the fifth annual “Hands Across the Appalachian Trail.”
COVID-19 Cases Rise as MVP Refuses to Release Safety Plans
Resident concerns over the staging of large numbers of pipeline workers during a pandemic are growing as Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), whose workers appeared to defy state guidelines outlined in Virginia’s pandemic-specific workplace safety standards in photos, requested to resume construction and as recent revelations showed that the Governor’s Office and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) actually worked behind the scenes with MVP to allow the pipeline company to skirt around the requirement for COVID-19 mitigation plans.
North Carolina DEQ Denies Critical Permit for MVP Southgate Project
August 11, 2020 Contact: Russell Chisholm, POWHR Co-Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, (540) 404-2727 Maury Johnson, POWHR Executive Committee Member, email@example.com, (304) 832-6085 The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality announced today their denial … Continue reading North Carolina DEQ Denies Critical Permit for MVP Southgate Project
VA Supreme Court Denies Substantial Hearing on MVP Landowner Complaints
July 3, 2020 In a ruling issued yesterday, the Virginia Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s decision in Vest v. Mountain Valley Pipeline to award MVP summary judgement. The challenge, … Continue reading VA Supreme Court Denies Substantial Hearing on MVP Landowner Complaints
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