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.
January 3, 2020 Contact: Russell Chisholm, POWHR Co-Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, (540) 404-2727 Related: Starting off the New Year with a ‘Bang!’: Virginia Landowners quietly file constitutional case against FERC [Press Statement from Gentry Locke] Landowners file Facial Constitutional Challenge Against FERC and MVP under the Federal Non-Delegation Doctrine WASHINGTON, D.C. — Virginia landowners in the path of the Mountain Valley … Continue reading Landowners file Facial Constitutional Challenge Against FERC and MVP under the Federal Non-Delegation Doctrine
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
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’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