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

MVP Files Requests for NTP Nos. 12 & 13, Includes Jefferson National Forest


Mountain Valley Pipeline filed Requests for Notice to Proceed (NTP) Nos. 12 and 13 February 28. Request for NTP No. 12 asks for permission to begin the hand-felling of trees in portions of the Jefferson National Forest in Giles and Montgomery Counties in Virginia. MVP attached a written authorization to begin felling trees from the … Continue reading MVP Files Requests for NTP Nos. 12 & 13, Includes Jefferson National Forest

Roanoke County Says No to DEQ Memorandum of Agreement


Roanoke County’s Board of Supervisors voted against a motion to sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Environmental Quality. Please see the following news links for more information: Roanoke Times Coverage — Roanoke County supervisors hold off on pipeline inspection agreement WDBJ7 Coverage — Roanoke County Supervisors pass on DEQ agreement

Bold Alliance, Preserve Craig Call for Reconsideration on Notices to Proceed


Bold Alliance and Bold Educational Fund filed February 22 to request that FERC seek a rehearing regarding the nine Notices to Proceed that were issued from January 21 to February 16. In the filing, Bold argued that Paul Friedman, an Environmental Project Manager with FERC and signer of the nine Notices to Proceed in question, does … Continue reading Bold Alliance, Preserve Craig Call for Reconsideration on Notices to Proceed

MVP Status Report 16


Mountain Valley Pipeline has submitted status report number 16 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the prior calendar week. According to Status Report 16: “Tree felling will continue on Spread A. Site construction will also continue at the authorized compressor stations and interconnects in West Virginia. Road construction will continue in West Virginia. Tree … Continue reading MVP Status Report 16