An Accident Waiting to Happen


Indian Creek Watershed Association (ICWA) has called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to stop work on Mountain Valley Pipeline after the June 7, 2018 explosion of the 36-inch gas Leach Xpress pipeline near Moundsville, West Virginia. Citing “the similarities of terrain—particularly the prevalence of steep slopes and landslide-prone areas along MVP’s 300-mile route … Continue reading An Accident Waiting to Happen

MVP Organic Farm Protection Plan


In their Final Environmental Impact Statement, Mountain Valley Pipeline notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of five organic farms that would be impacted by the proposed pipeline — four in Monroe County, WV and one in Franklin County, VA. Please see the following document with MVP’s Organic Farm Protection Plan (OFPP), which was originally published … Continue reading MVP Organic Farm Protection Plan

FERC Denies Rehearing Requests on MVP Certificate in 3-2 Vote


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an Order on Rehearing for the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (Certificate) June 15. Commissioners McIntyre, Chatterjee, and Powelson voted to approve the 156-page order, while Commissioners LaFleur and Glick dissented. The Commission cited the following procedural issues in denying several of the rehearing requests … Continue reading FERC Denies Rehearing Requests on MVP Certificate in 3-2 Vote

Comments to FERC Week of March 26 Features Input from Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Craig County


This is a compilation of the comments filed with FERC by landowners, concerned residents, county governments, and other interested parties for the week of March 26, 2018. Save Monroe Save Monroe filed comments with FERC March 26 and 27. The first filing requested that Joby Timm, Supervisor for the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, … Continue reading Comments to FERC Week of March 26 Features Input from Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Craig County