Preserve Monroe Letter to Gov. Jim Justice: Pipeline Construction Not “Critical” During COVID-19 Pandemic


March 27, 2020 Dear Governor Justice, In light of the COVID-19 national pandemic, we would like to address an extremely important issue facing Monroe County, as well as many other areas of rural WV: the imminent arrival of out-of-state pipeline construction crews. Unless local, state and/or federal officials act promptly, as early as April 1st, … Continue reading Preserve Monroe Letter to Gov. Jim Justice: Pipeline Construction Not “Critical” During COVID-19 Pandemic

Landowners file Facial Constitutional Challenge Against FERC and MVP under the Federal Non-Delegation Doctrine


January 3, 2020 Contact: Russell Chisholm, POWHR Co-Chair, russell.powhr@gmail.com, (540) 404-2727 Related: Starting off the New Year with a ‘Bang!’: Virginia Landowners quietly file constitutional case against FERC [Press Statement from Gentry Locke] Landowners file Facial Constitutional Challenge Against FERC and MVP under the Federal Non-Delegation Doctrine WASHINGTON, D.C. — Virginia landowners in the path of the Mountain Valley … Continue reading Landowners file Facial Constitutional Challenge Against FERC and MVP under the Federal Non-Delegation Doctrine

West Virginia DEP Proposes $265,972 Fine Against MVP, Releases Consent Order for Public Comment


To Comment on the Consent Order: Mail written comments to WVDEP’s Public Information Office at 601 57th St., S.E., Charleston, WV., 25304. OR e-mail your comments to DEP.Comments@wv.gov. (Reference Mountain Valley Pipeline, Consent Order #8951) May 14, 2019 CHARLESTON, WV — Today, the West Virginia DEP publicly released their draft Consent Order for the Mountain Valley … Continue reading West Virginia DEP Proposes $265,972 Fine Against MVP, Releases Consent Order for Public Comment

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

MVP Organic Farm Protection Plan


In their Final Environmental Impact Statement, Mountain Valley Pipeline notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of five organic farms that would be impacted by the proposed pipeline — four in Monroe County, WV and one in Franklin County, VA. Please see the following document with MVP’s Organic Farm Protection Plan (OFPP), which was originally published … Continue reading MVP Organic Farm Protection Plan