From Save Monroe: It’s WV Landowners vs. MVP in Charleston this Wednesday. (Location and directions below.) The federal court hearing on MVP’s motion for immediate possession will be Wednesday, Feb. 7. This hearing affects about 70 West Virginia landowners who have refused to sign MVP easement agreements, including many in Monroe and Summers Counties. If … Continue reading Early Entry Hearing in WV Feb. 7
On February 2, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit denied a motion for stay and a petition for writ of mandamus filed by plaintiffs in one of the Constitutional challenges against FERC’s power to grant eminent domain authority. The motion and petition were originally filed on January 8 by counsel from Appalachian … Continue reading DC Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Motion for Stay
On February 1, Giles County filed a statement in opposition to Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Request for Notice to Proceed No. 5, which was filed January 26 and clarified January 31. The filing asks that the Director of the Office of Energy Projects deny this and any future Requests for Notice to Proceed in Giles County, … Continue reading Giles County Files Opposition to Request for NTP No. 5
On January 31, US District Court Judge Elizabeth Dillon published her Memorandum Opinion and Order regarding motions filed by Mountain Valley Pipeline and landowner counsel on the issue of early entry through eminent domain. >> Memorandum Opinion (ECF Doc #339) >> Order (ECF Doc #340) >> Related Roanoke Times Article
Mountain Valley Pipeline has filed its required weekly report to FERC for January 25, 2018, including attached permit timeline, permits issued, and related (PDF) documents: MVP Weekly Status Report Number 12 (Jan. 25, 2018).
POWHR Coalition members are tracking the following bills submitted by legislators intended to protect citizens from current and future interstate gas pipeline overbuilding. Click on the links below to read the legislation, determine its status, track it, and (be sure to) “vote” for it! (See the column on right side of page to track the … Continue reading West Virginia Legislative Tracker