Mountain Valley Watch Reports Repeat E&S Failures to VA SWCB


The Mountain Valley Watch submitted a report to the Virginia State Water Control Board August 10 detailing numerous incident reports submitted by volunteers along the Mountain Valley Pipeline route. The report was submitted as new information relevant to the Nationwide Permit 12 comment period opened by the Board earlier this year. The report includes severe … Continue reading Mountain Valley Watch Reports Repeat E&S Failures to VA SWCB

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

Citizen Groups Call for VA Water Control Board to Meet to Address Violations


Monday, June 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm Location: Wasena Park, Roanoke, VA (near Vic Thomas Greenway bridge by the Roanoke River) Citizen observers for the Mountain Valley Watch program have documented and reported as many as 20 erosion control violations to the Department of Environmental Quality since mid-April 2018. But, DEQ has not issued any … Continue reading Citizen Groups Call for VA Water Control Board to Meet to Address Violations

Mountain Valley Watch Training Days


Mountain Valley Watch (MVW) is a program to monitor the Mountain Valley Pipeline for problems during construction for water source contamination, slope failure, soil erosion into waterbodies, stream channel damage, and damage to adjacent properties. Meetings will be held along the construction route to disseminate information and to train observers for construction monitoring. The training … Continue reading Mountain Valley Watch Training Days