VA Supreme Court Denies Substantial Hearing on MVP Landowner Complaints


July 3, 2020 In a ruling issued yesterday, the Virginia Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s decision in Vest v. Mountain Valley Pipeline to award MVP summary judgement. The challenge, brought by a landowner impacted by the pipeline, alleged civil trespass claims against MVP surveyors and questioned the viability of the Commonwealth’s survey statute itself. … Continue reading VA Supreme Court Denies Substantial Hearing on MVP Landowner Complaints

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Against Landowners in Pipeline Early Possession Case


February 5, 2019 The Court of Appeals for the U.S. Fourth Circuit today ruled against landowners in an appeal of previous courts’ decision to grant the right of early entry to Mountain Valley Pipeline. The landowners questioned whether Mountain Valley could be granted access to property before just compensation had been determined for each landowner … Continue reading U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Against Landowners in Pipeline Early Possession Case