MVP admits to more delays, cost overruns

Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN), the largest owner (48%) and operator of the still uncompleted Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), announced on May 3 that the pipeline is not expected to be in operation until the “second half of 2023 at a total project cost of approximately $6.6 billion.”  The delay is the result of several federal permits being invalidated by court decisions resulting from legal challenges by conservation groups. 

Applications for ABRA director position still being accepted

Applications for a new director to manage the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance are still being accepted. Persons interested in the position or those with recommendations of persons that might be considered are urged to contact ABRA Chair Allen Johnson at