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

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

Comments Filed in Objection to Revised Treatment Plans for Historic Districts


Roanoke County filed comments February 22 in objection to the revised treatment plans for Bent Mountain Rural Historic District, Bent Mountain Apple Orchard Rural Historic District, and Coles-Terry Rural Historic District. Roanoke County objected to the treatment plans on the following grounds: Mountain Valley did not complete the consultation process provided under Stipulation III.B.5 of … Continue reading Comments Filed in Objection to Revised Treatment Plans for Historic Districts

MVP Files Request for Notice to Proceed No. 11, Supplemental Materials


Mountain Valley Pipeline filed their eleventh Request for Notice to Proceed on February 20, seeking permission from FERC to begin hand tree-felling activity on properties associated with the Blue Ridge Parkway. If granted, tree-felling would begin on four parcels in Roanoke County, VA and one parcel in Franklin County, VA. MVP asks that FERC grant … Continue reading MVP Files Request for Notice to Proceed No. 11, Supplemental Materials

FERC Issues NTP 9


February 16, 2018 – FERC has granted Mountain Valley Pipeline’s February 7, 2018 request (Request for Notice to Proceed No. 9), to “commence construction of discontiguous portions of its pipeline between mileposts (MP) 217.1 and 283.9, and at 185 additional temporary workspaces, 62 access roads, 2 yards, 4 anode beds, and 2 points of intersection, … Continue reading FERC Issues NTP 9