FERC Lifts MVP Stop Work Order


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

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

Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction Against Tree Sitters


March 28 UPDATE Judge Irons filed his written order March 27 denying Mountain Valley Pipeline’s request for a preliminary injunction against individuals associated with the tree-sit on Peters Mountain. During the hearing on a petition for preliminary injunction filed by MVP against the tree sitters, MVP attorneys argued and the project manager testified that, if … Continue reading Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction Against Tree Sitters

Forest Service Closes Jefferson National Forest for MVP, VDHR Comments on Treatment Plans


Mountain Valley Pipeline filed Supplemental/Additional Information documents with FERC March 9. Though the documents were filed at 4:36pm EST March 9, they were not available on FERC’s eLibrary service until March 12. Included in the filing was the following: Closure Notice for portions of the Jefferson National Forest Joby Timm, Forest Supervisor for the George … Continue reading Forest Service Closes Jefferson National Forest for MVP, VDHR Comments on Treatment Plans