The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued on March 16 a notice of scoping and request for public comments regarding environmental issues associated with the pending application (referenced in the above article) to change the method of stream crossings for the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The Notice states:
This notice announces the opening of the scoping process the Commission will use to gather input from the public and interested agencies regarding the amendment. As part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process, the Commission takes into account concerns the public may have about proposals and the environmental impacts that could result from its action whenever it considers the issuance or amendment of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity.
Comments are due by 5 pm, April 15, 2021. For a copy of the FERC notice, click here.