MVP Requests Variances F-1, G-2, and Bradshaw-3 in Raleigh, Giles, Wetzel Counties


Mountain Valley Pipeline requested two variances March 27. The first, labeled as F-1, seeks approval of an additional laydown yard in Raleigh County, WV. Aside from this request, Raleigh County is not impacted directly by any portion of the pipeline. Based on the alignment sheets attached to the request, the proposed laydown yard is located … Continue reading MVP Requests Variances F-1, G-2, and Bradshaw-3 in Raleigh, Giles, Wetzel Counties

New Virginia Law Grants DEQ Additional Stop Work Authority Over Pipelines


RICHMOND – Governor Ralph Northam today announced additional powers to expand the Commonwealth’s ability to protect clean water. SB698 and SB699 establish processes in state law to allow the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to issue a stop work order on all or part of land-disturbing activities associated with natural gas pipeline construction if … Continue reading New Virginia Law Grants DEQ Additional Stop Work Authority Over Pipelines